Author Archive | Jenna Myrick

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The Day My Baby Quit Nursing

Two days before my baby’s first birthday, he abruptly quit nursing. It was 3:00 on a Saturday and I had been bitten (yes, there) one too many times that day. I gently but sternly said, “no” as I had many times before. This time though, he got so upset he refused to nurse. Oh well, […]

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A Love Letter to My Little House

My Dearest,           We’ve only known each other for a little over 2.5 years, but I knew you were the one for me the moment we met. Actually, my husband did. He’s pretty good at seeing potential in people. And houses. We went through a lot to get you – an offer, a counter-offer, inspections, a […]

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6 Experts to Support Your Postpartum Recovery

You’re pregnant! Ultrasounds! Birth Classes! Checkups! Baby Showers! Birth Plans! Baby comes! Swaddling! Breastfeeding! Shushing! Baby Bath! Weight Check! Alright, you get to take baby home! See you in 6 weeks! 6 week check-up: You’re clear to resume activities. Want some birth control? See you in a year. Excuse me, what? So, am I recovered now? What does that […]

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Co-sleeping: I Didn’t Mean To Do It.

This is one perspective of a writer on Oklahoma City Moms Blog’s team. We are not medical experts on this topic, but are sharing one moms experience with co-sleeping. We encourage you to do your own research for safe-sleeping practices. We have listed some resources at the end of this post.It started innocently enough. After […]

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Spend Less and Stress Less This Holiday Season

The holiday season, in all its fun-filled, pecan pie, sparkly light, peppermint mocha glory, can be definitely is a stressful time for moms. What is advertised as blissful holidays off work and time with family turns into a never-ending chore list of arranging family photos, sending holiday cards, selecting, purchasing and wrapping gifts, planning, shopping for, and cooking meals, […]

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Let’s End the Mompology!

At a recent meeting of the most brilliant, kind, independent, well-meaning moms I know, I observed the number of times we apologized to one another. Would you believe, though none of us had committed any actual wrongdoings, the word sorry was used over one hundred times? That, my friends, is a mompology epidemic. What the heck is a […]

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5 Tips for Terrific Train Travel

If you’ve never considered travelling by train, now is the time! The train is both a convenient and an affordable option for travel, and it’s even FUN. You can relax, feed your kids without stopping, and even look out the window at the beautiful sights and small towns along the way. The Heartland Flyer runs daily from […]

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