Alissa

Helping Older Kids Adjust to a New Baby

July 16, 2012

My older son was 2 years and 8 months old when his little brother was born.  I’d agonized for a long time about child spacing, and was worried about how Sol (my first born) would handle the addition to the family.  We’re 3 months into being a family of 4 and I’ve learned a lot […]

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Breastfeeding Memories

July 13, 2011

Let me take you back to Saturday, June 11, 2011 at about 4 in the morning.  I was drowsy.  As is my custom, I waited until the last minute to start packing for a trip.  And by ‘waited until the last minute’ I mean ‘decided that I should probably pack at midnight, 6 hours before […]

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Interview Series: Dave Taylor

March 24, 2011

We are continuing our interview series with API Contributing Bloggers with Dave Taylor of APparenting.com.  Read on to hear more about his life as a single dad of 3, and his thoughts on parenting preteens and teenagers! Tell us about your family. I’m based in Boulder, Colorado and am a single Dad to three terrific […]

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Interview Series: Martha Wood

February 17, 2011

We are continuing our interview series with API Contributing Bloggers with Martha Wood.  Read on to hear more about her thoughts regarding weaning, co-parenting, and how she peacefully deals with breastfeeding criticism. Tell us about your family. I am a single mom, co-parenting with my daughter’s father. She is 2.5. She is my only child. […]

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Interview with Miriam Katz

February 3, 2011

Today we get to meet Miriam, contributing blogger for API Speaks and author of The Other Baby Book (due out in 2011).  Read on to learn more about her family, her travels, her book, and her baby girl Dalia. Tell us about your family. I have an amazing husband, Misha, who I met in college. […]

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Interview Series: Amber Strocel

January 17, 2011

Today we are excited to introduce another API Speaks blogger to you.  Amber is a mother of two and hails from Vancouver!  Read on to learn about her tips for successful relationships (she and her husband have been together for 20 years!), her big venture to help people live intentionally, and how she balances it […]

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Interview Series: Kelly Bartlett

January 3, 2011

Today I have a real treat for you: an interview with API Speaks contributing blogger Kelly Bartlett!  Kelly is the first of our bloggers who are opening up and answering questions.  I’ve been reading API Speaks for a long time now and am so excited to get to know all the contributors better.  Read on […]

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Taking Care of Each Other

December 13, 2010

I am sitting here blubbering and dabbing my eyes with tissues. The last few days have been really hard.  I went from fine to emergency surgery in 12 hours.  As a consequence of that I can’t pick up my son or clean the house.  As a consequence of that I have a fussy baby and […]

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