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Baby Led Weaning: Our Experience

Where to Begin When it came time for our son to start solids, I wasn’t quite sure where to start. I vaguely remembered the rice cereal and jarred purees from babysitting in college, but other than that, I was clueless. I decided to do some research about how to get started online, which lead me […]

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Our NICU Story

The month of February has a whole new meaning these days, it is my daughters birth month and this year will mark our 1 year anniversary of being in the NICU. My daughter was born on February 22, 2019 weighing 7lbs 6oz and 20.8inches long. She came via scheduled repeat c-section. Her birth was great, […]

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An Open Letter to Our Body

Dear Body, I know that you hear a lot of negative talk about not being enough. Not thin enough, not tall enough, not strong enough, just not enough over and over again. As those thoughts are replaying over and over in my mind, or to the mirror I know they are letting you down just […]

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Celebrating Wins: The big, the small the basics.

How often do you sit back after a long, hard week filled with mom duties, work responsibilities and family upkeep and say, “Girl, you killed it! You made those dinners like a pro. You got yourself and the kids up and out every day without a hitch! You dealt with a sick baby, a grumpy […]

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How to Stay Organized and Not Lose Your Mind as a Busy Mom

Am I the only one who despises mornings? No? Good, glad I’m not alone! Mornings with kids just makes it even more hectic and difficult. You’re trying to change a diaper and one kid’s like, “Hey mommy, Go Fish.” Really?!?! I have to have some kind of order in the mornings or I won’t survive. […]

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Social Media: My New Frenemy

Let’s be honest, Mamas, we love to share all the amazing aspects of our families, careers, life events and days that we actually took the time to shower. What we don’t love to share and be vulnerable with are all the not so pretty days and events, at least this is true for me. What […]

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6 Things I Wish I Knew As A New Mom

First and foremost, congratulations on your little bundle of joy. Secondly welcome to the most wonderful, most rewarding, most beautiful part of life. It’s one that will change the way you look at things, the way you react to things and definitely one you’ll always hold dear. If you’re happy, scared, nervous it’s very normal! […]

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Raising Someone’s Partner

I want him to know the importance of setting aside time for someone and giving them his full attention when he does so. I want him to know that it’s nice to put effort into feeling your best, not only for yourself but so that you can show up as your best self for others. I want him to know how to walk up to the door and pick somebody up instead of sitting in the driveway and honking the horn, expecting them to come outside.

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So You’re a Little Broken

A friend of mine recently received a gift from her mom. A snow globe; which has been a tradition they’ve shared for years. It’s something she has cherished and looks forward to. She has a whole cabinet filled with these tokens of love.  The night she brought the newest addition of her collection home she […]

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I Struggle to LOVE my Body

I am 5’2 and 222 lbs, according to the American BMI chart I am obese and I struggle on most days to not allow these facts to effect my self worth. It is hard! I am currently struggling with my postpartum body, finding the energy and motivation to become healthier and most importantly LOVE my […]