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Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s December 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  featured photo by Jana Graham Photography We recently got to celebrate one year for my littlest babe! Yes, it was her birthday, but this is about me. The one…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Erica Shea Jamie Canning does a big job for some pretty tiny people. She is a doula, and while her focus is on caring for a mother and family…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson Mom’s always there to spit clean the lunch remnants off your face. She works tirelessly to get everyone to smile for a family picture, even if…(Read More)

This is my first year as a mother. In the few short months that I’ve been able to claim that title, there have been so many blessings, a few tears, and one common theme that has stood out. Being a mother takes a lot of sacrifice. Before the seasoned, road weary mothers jump in…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Rebecca Stewart photos by Jana Graham Photography   Moms: no two are exactly alike, no two do the “job” just the same, yet Mom is a wearer of many…(Read More)

Originally printed in the pages of Simply Family Magazine’s May 2017 issue. Never miss an issue, check out SFM’s digital editions, here!  article by Jamie Beeson Thomas fiddled, Thomas wiggled, and Thomas was always in another world. Sitting next to him in class was a test of focus. He was always doing SOMETHING…(Read More)

I thought I knew what surviving on little to no sleep felt like. I survived college, for goodness sakes — managed to graduate with honors, and even have a little fun. But let me be brutally honest here. There is no tired like “new mama tired.” And don’t even get me started on the exhaustion…(Read More)

this guest post is brought to you by Elizabeth, pre and postnatal exercise specialist and natural childbirth educator The gray cloud that looms over many mothers is not talked about often enough.  Postpartum depression effects up to 20% of mothers in the US and up to 40% of women in developing countries, and the consequences…(Read More)