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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Over-Supply Issues

As beautiful and natural as breastfeeding is, it can also be wrought with issues and difficulty. When my daughter, Little Girl, was born I was thrilled to see her take well to nursing. Having breastfed my son till he was 19 months old I felt comfortable and confident breastfeeding. As second time mom I was much […]

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Plan the Perfect Baby Registry with Target

This post has been written in partnership with P&G. All opinions are 100% my own. I wish that I lived in the same town as all of my family members but growing up in the military and moving every two to three years didn’t really make that desire possible. Planning ahead for anything was challenging. […]

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Motherhood

BORED Free Printable: How to cure the summer break “I’m bored” virus

Perhaps you’ve seen this idea all over Facebook like I have or maybe you haven’t seen it. Either way it’s a great idea and definitely one that most us of parents need during the summer. Becky, the blogger from I Lift Heavy Things, did a post before last summer on her ideas to curve the “I’m […]

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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

How to make an in-home baby spa and change up your bath routine

This post was written in partnership with Macy’s. All opinions are my own. Baby spas, yes, spas where you can bring your baby to relax and do those things that babies do. Baby Spa Perth in Australia made headlines this week with their luxurious and relaxing spa for infants. I mean look at these babies getting their relaxation […]

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Motherhood

The 3 JOYS Project – Experiencing JOY in our present circumstances

I have to confess something and it’s been pulling on my heart longer than I’d like to admit. I have had the worst attitude toward and about my children and they’re picking up on it. My husband is an accountant and the closer we get to April 18th the longer his absence becomes. We parent […]

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Entertainment

Can my child see Disney’s BEAUTY & THE BEAST?

Today the world got to experience the newest live action feature film from Disney, BEAUTY & THE BEAST, opened everywhere. I’m hopeful that the box office reports will convey the magic that the film makers did in the film but in case you’re sitting on the fence, I thought I’d write up my review for […]

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How to Fly with Kids: What to expect and how to plan

I’ve found that the key to traveling with children is to be prepared. The more prepared you can be as a parent the better equipped you are to handle the little road bumps that are thrown at you. Identification First off, there’s the issue of identification. As long as you are flying within the USA […]

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Parenting

I didn’t know being a mother would be this hard.

Featured on HuffPo Parents. For as long as I could remember I have wanted to be a mother. I dreamed about my pregnancies, I dreamed about what it would feel like to experience labor and delivery, and I longed for the days when I would be at home with my little tribe of beings. We’d […]

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Parenting

5 Toddler Feeding Tools You Need in Your Kitchen

Toddlers are messy; there’s no doubts about that. If you’re a clean freak like I am it’s challenging to sit back and let your toddler learn how to feed themselves because all you see is the mess. It’s a necessary thing though, your toddler has to learn how to feed themselves. I mean no able […]