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    Because it Makes Sense

    0 Heidi Dietrich is 10 weeks pregnant. She has two children, Declan, 5 and Delaney, 2 ½, and a loving husband, Matt. They live together in Bismarck where she leads a normal life as a mom and a business owner and right now she’s experiencing the typical symptoms of early pregnancy—headaches, bloating, fatigue and nausea—but […]

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    Foster Care

    0 Interested in becoming a foster parent? With any new and exciting journey in parenthood, the process and information can feel overwhelming. We caught up with Jenny Thompson, a Licensed Social Worker in McKenzie County, to help sort through the steps to successful licensing and placement. According to Thompson, there’s great need for foster parents […]

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    Honoring our stories: The many ways we become a family

    0 As I type this, my second baby is rolling, kicking and stretching his or her limbs from one end of my belly to another. The movements are so robust that I’m certain my husband can see them from across the room. I can say this time around that I remember this feeling. The back […]

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    Infertility Deconstructed

    0 The decision to have a child is one of the most life-changing experiences a couple can undergo. Oftentimes conception occurs without planning or trying, but many times it is carefully planned, and when mother nature doesn’t go along with the plan it can be a very stressful time for a couple. The definition of […]

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