Tag Archives: wine

The holidays are a great time to talk to your kids about alcohol

As stressful as the holiday season may be, I do admit to enjoying most festive rituals and traditions.  Mine include family, food, baked goods and red wine! Ahh…there is nothing like cooking a turkey and enjoying a nice glass of … Continue reading

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“Sacrifices” during Pregnancy – totally worth it

There’s a lot of chatter lately about the sacrifices one is expected to make during pregnancy. The controversy stems from the new book, “Expecting Better: Why the Conventional Pregnancy Wisdom Is Wrong-and What You Really Need to Know” by Emily Oster. … Continue reading

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The Truth About Alcohol, Pregnancy and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD)

Sure we all know someone who says they continued to enjoy their Friday night drink with a friend while pregnant, but hear me out.  This blog aims to tell you one vitally important thing.  Contrary to what your hair-dresser’s sister-in-law’s … Continue reading

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I love breastfeeding, but man would I love a glass of wine!

You spend nine months pretending that the booze-free wine and non-alcoholic beer is just fine while everyone around you has summer ales and Christmas eggnog. But what happens after the baby is born? Can you have that glass of wine with supper … Continue reading

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