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IUI – my Journey to Motherhood

I’d been married for three years and answered the “when are you going to have a baby?” question more than I’d like to recount. My OBGYN recommended going to an infertility specialist for testing. Admittedly, I was both excited and terrified at the idea of a specialist. On the one hand, I felt closer to […]

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Readers Share: Most Embarrassing MOMents

Do you guys remember YM Magazine? Although it has been out of publication for almost 15 years now, I still think about those afternoons I spent in the school library thumbing through the latest issue. My absolute favorite part of YM Magazine was where readers wrote in and shared their most embarrassing moments. Usually, entries […]

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PMB Weekly Event RoundUP {April 24 – April 28}

Monday 10:00 AM 1-2-3 Play with Me {Lincoln} 10:00 AM Babies and Books Storytime {Cumberland} Tuesday 10:30 AM Little Hands {Slatersville} 10:30 AM Stuffed Animal Storytime {Cranston} 03:30 PM Pop-Up Maker Art {East Providence} 06:30 PM Pajama Family Storytime {Cumberland} Wednesday 09:30 AM Born to Read {Riverside} 10:00 AM Just for Preschoolers Storytime {Cumberland} 10:00 […]

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Keep Us From Dying: Black Maternal Health Awareness

Black maternal health week. BLACK maternal health week. Black MATERNAL health week… I will NOT capitalize the word health because we BLACK MATRONS don’t have any health to spare for that. The experts have weighed in and the studies have been conducted to make what WE have known for eons an “evidenced-based public health fact.” A […]

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The Worst Advice We Give Parents

Well-meaning older relatives give us this advice. It’s written on glossy pamphlets meant to help. Signs on the walls of the pediatrician’s office compel us. It’s definitely in the “don’t shake the baby” video they make you watch at the hospital. “When you get frustrated, take a deep breath, walk away and count to ten.” […]

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