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Why I CHOSE to Exclusively Pump for my Son

I waited a long time to be a Mama. I struggled with infertility for 2 years and was finally pregnant with my miracle through embryo donation, so when people asked me about my birth plan or if I would breastfeed or not, I simply smiled and said, “I just want a healthy baby that is […]

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Six Honest Things I Have Learned With Two Kids Under Two

Every mom with more than one child has experienced the transition from one to two children and have learned how to adapt. Here are six honest things that I have learned and experienced having two children under the age of two. This list is ever changing as I grow as a mom and my children […]

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5 Things to Leave Back in 2019

In less than a week we will be in a whole new decade. A decade – how is that even possible? I can’t believe how fast the 2010s flew by, and have been reflecting a lot lately on what 2019 brought. Now if you look at magazines ( or the dot com version, because is […]

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Choosing Authenticity

Fear of being misunderstood: That was a big one for me. My kids were four and a half and nearly two when I had surgery. I remember laying on the couch next to my husband, six months prior. It had been a long day, my back hurt and my core was in pain from lifting […]

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My Favorite Teacher is My Child

Would you believe me if I told you that my teacher is only six years old? Well, believe it or not, my teacher is only six years old. My daughter unknowingly teaches me something every day. I learn from her constantly, not by watching her habits or listening to her stories (although her stories do […]

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A Very Balanced Holiday

I love the holidays. Who doesn’t? The music, the lights, the presents… It takes me back to my childhood and reminds me of the spirit of giving, joy and peace on earth. I have many wonderful memories of my family watching movies, eating delicious food and celebrating the season together, and I love to reminisce […]

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Breathe Grace

Emma Kate Warren was born on 9/12/2017. In the age of Wiki and all the information available at our fingertips I thought I was 100% ready for motherhood (all seasoned moms laughing a little here right now). I took prenatal classes, I learned prenatal yoga and rocked it! I had every plan to read a […]

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You’re a Mom…But That’s Not All

My kids are my life, and pretty much everything I do revolves around them. However, I’m a firm believer that you have to take care of yourself first & you have to have your own life outside of being a mother.

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Give Santa a Break!

The holidays are such a fun time of year and should be filled with so much joy! I think there is something so magical about everyone everywhere celebrating something! It’s a beautiful thing. Growing up, Christmas was a fun time of year and something you look forward to all year long. Once you become an […]

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Put The Phone Away

It never ceased to amaze me, how my tiny baby practically came out of the womb fascinated by screens and technology. She has always been intrigued by the TV, trying desperately to see around whatever obstacle is in her way. And she constantly reached for any cell phone within her grasp, despite the fact that […]