Author: Melanie

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Coping with Gestational Diabetes

Coping with Gestational Diabetes This is strange territory. Even though I’ve been pregnant many times, I’ve never had gestational diabetes. Adjusting to changes in my diet, administering injections, and handling my changing moods hasn’t...

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Explaining Death to Children

Explaining Death to Children Explaining death to children is difficult. No one will tell you it’s easy, but there are things you can do to make the conversation less painful. Disclaimer — I am...

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Instant Pot Pinto Beans

Instant Pot Pinto Beans I always thought pinto beans took FOREVER to cook…until I started making Instant Pot pinto beans. And my dad’s recipe makes these the ultimate Instant Pot pinto beans. I never...