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Podcast: Our Interview With Breast Implant Illness Survivor, Toni Varone

Paige + Leslie interview friend and fellow mama, Toni Varone about her battle with breast implant illness. Show Notes If you think you may have BII and would like to connect with Toni, you can contact her on Facebook at http://facebook.com/tonivarone1 Gro-Clock Sleep Trainer

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You Are Still A Good Mother

You heard your infant whining over the monitor at six am this morning. She was ready for the day, but you ignored her so you could get the five extra minutes of the sleep you so desperately needed. You are still a good mother. You fed your toddler a piece of white, non-organic toast with […]

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Make the Most of Your Wardrobe in 2020

Shopping and fashion are some my favorite things. I love finding new clothes and following trends. I get so excited when a new season is approaching so I can figure out how to refresh my style! Although I would love to just buy a whole new wardrobe every year, I know that’s just not realistic. […]

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Sibling Jealousy? 8 Ways to Encourage Bonding

Having a child is a lot of work, especially when it’s your first born.  However, when baby number two comes around, depending on how old baby number one is, it’s a whole other ball game.  Of course, you’re more experienced, have more knowledge and confidence than your first baby, so those things are all beneficial.  However, there are […]

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Let Him Love You

Behind every historical victory of women’s rights is an incredible woman who saw the need for change. Behind every incredible woman who changed the world, stood strong grounded parents who helped nurture her fire. Whether by positive influence or negative reselance, her parents molded her into who she became. As I think of myself, I […]

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Life as a Stay-At-Home-Mom: Expectation vs. Reality

We all follow that one mom on Instagram and her life looks well put together, crushing motherhood, making home cooked meals, house is clean, kids don’t tantrum. I know I do and I am always like, HOW DOES SHE DO IT? Who knows, right? There is so much exceptions for us stay at home moms, […]

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I gave birth to a baby I didn’t know

After having my son I expected to feel many things. Bringing home a healthy baby, mourning, wasn’t one of those feelings I expected to feel. I found myself looking at this beautiful baby I had carried for 9 months and not knowing him. Not this version of him. I realized I had to re-introduce myself […]

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YOU Are Important – YOUR MARRIAGE is Important!

When I saw the post about needing bloggers for Outnumbered Mama’s, I thought to myself, I would love to blog about my life, my family and have somewhere to vent. So I contacted them and agreed to participate. I have wrote two blogs so far and they came easy. Then life became chaotic and I […]

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Becoming a Mom in a “Mom-Shaming” Culture

Anyone who has ever cared for a small child knows it is HARD, whether you are a parent, a grand parent, a teacher, or a care taker, at some point you have done what was probably the “easier” thing, rather then what the public would view as the “correct” thing.  Before becoming a parent myself […]

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6 Things I Learned During Postpartum Depression

It was 4am.On my dining table in front of me were a breast pump, a bowl of ice cream and a six-year-old’s scattered toys that were staring me down. “Why didn’t you put us up?” asked the messy-haired doll. “I’m fattening, you know,” said the high-calorie dessert. “You need to pump more,” insisted the pump. […]