His Mother’s Milk

Pumping as a Bridemaid

When I found out I was pregnant, I knew there were major decisions I had to make within the next nine months. I still say 10 since he was born at 39 weeks and 2 days. Of course, everyone had their questions and opinions — but mine were the only ones that mattered at that point.

Was I going to have a natural birth? What hospital would I want to deliver in? Who do I want in the room? And lastly, would I breastfeed?
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Before I graduated with my Masters in Social Work from Rutgers University, I began applying for every opportunity available that was related to my field. I struggled with the motivation to take the licensure exam regardless if it was paid for.

I just didn’t want to take another test.

So I applied for a position I never thought I would do. And that was to work with federal inmates in a Community Corrections facility (Halfway House).

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Tongue Capacity

I’m sure before fifth grade I learned the gluteus maximus is the strongest muscle in the human body. And recently acknowledged this fact again as my family enjoyed yet another game of Are You Smarter than a Fifth Grader? Well what else can be a strong portion of the human body? The tongue. If able, this muscle can be the most powerful, hurtful flow of one’s form. Continue reading Tongue Capacity