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Children’s authors who never let us down

By April Wallace, Northwest Arkansas mama and nwaMotherlode contributing writer Mamas, we all know how important (and fun) it is to read to our little ones. So if you’re looking for some go-to children’s book […]

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The end of our cosleeping era

By April Wallace, nwaMotherlode contributing writer and local mama Two weeks into life as a brand new mom, my husband took our new baby out of my arms and gently placed him in his crib. […]

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Different kid, same boobs, new experience

By April Wallace, nwaMotherlode contributing writer My baby Elliott is beginning to lose many of his baby qualities. It’s hard for me to admit, but he’s not technically a baby-baby anymore. Next week he’ll be […]

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Potty training: Phases 1 through 4

By April Wallace, nwaMotherlode contributing writer Disclaimer: This is not a how-to article because I frankly don’t know what I’m doing. What I’m trying is mostly best guesses guided by gut feelings. For normal people, […]

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Taking back the VBAC

By April Wallace, nwaMotherlode contributing writer It was this time last year that I began to suspect that I was pregnant again. Once the doctor confirmed what I already knew, I was elated not just […]