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pregnancy

Pregnancy Questions: How do I get more calcium if I don’t like milk?

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation on behalf of Viactiv that contains affiliate links. Did you know that the average pregnant woman needs to have 1000mg of calcium daily? That’s equivalent to drinking four glasses of milk every day. I don’t know about you, but I’m not really a big milk drinker now. When I […]

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Parenting

Twenty-Seventeen: The Year of Me – 3 Steps to Help Find Your Passion So You Can Live a Better Life

Last week during our weekly First Time Chat I share with the viewers what the goal of our 2017 series “Twenty-Seventeen: The Year of Me” is all about as well as some homework to get everyone started. I know the title of the series may be a little confusing. I’m not suggesting that you solely […]

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health

5 Natural Ways to Treat the Common Cold

  This post was sponsored by BeKOOL, all opinions are 100% my own. Just so you know, there are affiliate links in this blog post; it won’t cost you anything extra, however, should you make a purchase from one of the links I’ll receive a small commission for your purchase. Thank you for supporting my […]

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Featured health Parenting

First Time with a Real Fever: How to be ready for cold and flu season

This is a product-provided, sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of FeverAll® Acetaminophen Suppositories. The opinions and text are all mine. It’s scary. Your baby is fussy, won’t let you put him down and when you pick him up his cheeks are piping hot. What’s a mom to do? I so remember the first […]

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Breastfeeding Featured health

Four Ways to Boost Milk Supply

Just so you know, there are affiliate links in this blog post; it won’t cost you anything extra, however, should you make a purchase from one of the links I’ll receive a small commission for your purchase. Thank you for supporting my family! You’ve made the decision to breastfeed your baby. You’re minding your own […]

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Green Living health Motherhood

Can you use cloth menstrual pads for bladder leakage?

Pregnancy, weight gain and weakened bladder control from previous births can all contribute to bladder leakage.  We’ve all been there.  Most of us, even after the birth of only one child, discover the hard way when we decide to jump on a trampoline for the first time or are asked to complete a jumping jack, […]

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pregnancy

The Complete Guide to Eating During Pregnancy

There are affiliate links in this post. Guest post written by Greg Stein. During pregnancy, people will often say that you are “eating for two”, however, that isn’t quite true. It’s only in your final trimester that you have to increase your caloric intake for your growing baby. Even then it certainly doesn’t mean doubling […]

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pregnancy

4 Essential Nutrients in Pregnancy & the Easiest Way to Consume Them.

There are a lot of things a newly expecting mama has to keep in mind. Just off the top of my head I can think of a few: Exercising regularly, what kind of tuna can she eat, getting enough calcium and vitamin D, should she eat sprouts or sushi, etc. The list can go on […]

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Trying to Conceive

Trying to Conceive – A Round Up of the Best Articles You Will Find

Trying to conceive is challenging. I mean no one tells you how frustratingly difficult it is to get pregnant because all you hear as a teenager is to be careful or you’ll get pregnant! Then, you try to get pregnant, when the time is right and all of a sudden you’re waiting months, years even […]

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Green Living health

3 Simple Changes You Can Make To Live a Healthier, More Organic Life (that doesn’t involve using cloth diapers!)

When I had my first child in 2008 we decided to use cloth diapers as a way to save money; however, the longer my child was in cloth diapers the more aware I became of the health benefits for him using cloth diapers. Sure, I’d love it if you did give it a try; I think you’d […]