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For Mother’s day I share to you..

Since I have taken quite a hiatus in writing this blog, due to you know… Life. I thought to share with you all this fun, ‘First Born Survey!’ ūüôā   1. Was your first pregnancy planned? No. 2. Were you married at the time? Yes. 3. What were your reactions? I was in shock. My……

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We made it a year!!!

¬† YAY! We made it a year of breastfeeding!!! My goal was to EBF my baby girl for at least 365 days, which I have ¬†done so and counting! This breastfeeding journey of ours has been a rough, joyous, rocky, and euphoric road. ¬†Remembering those endless nights of piercing pain, engorgement, cracked nipples and struggling……

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Things I’ve Learned This Past Month

Whoa! Time just seems to slip away when you have almost a year old baby, better yet when you have a baby in general. Those mothers who told me “first year goes by fast,” you all weren’t kidding. Well, ¬†baby girl is actually nearing 8 months old! She wants to get into everything, especially when……

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EASY DIY Sensory Baby Rattle!!

Did you know that the United States is ranked the second¬†out of seven countries, who spend over $300 on toys PER child.¬†I think its ridiculous and quite extravagant to always want the newest things. I’m a fan of simplicity and practicality! So today I decided to make my baby girl a sensory rattle from items……

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4 Helpful Parenting Style Charts

So being a parent is a continuous learning process for me. Everyone can seem to have their own opinion on different parenting styles. ¬†In reality, I’ve found that doing your OWN research is always what helps determine what will work for you and your family. I have found these 4 helpful parenting style charts to……

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Quick Update & Breastfeeding Tips: 5 Easy Ways To Increase Your Milk Supply

I know I have been MIA for a bit, but I have a good reason. Our baby girl is approaching her half year mark! She is teething, just started eating pureed foods, and apparently wants to start walking now. ¬†Therefore, I have to keep my eyes on on her, like a hawk. Not to mention……

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Not Your Mama’s Nursery Rhymes

No offense to the old school, Jack and Jill went up the hill nursery rhymes, but I think it’s more fun to sing some classics to your little one. It’ll eventually expand they’re vocabulary and what better way to teach them early on what good music is! So ditch that iPhone/iPad/Android and sing to your……

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Free & Fun Adult Coloring! Birthing Coloring book included :)

I loved coloring when I was younger! As an adult, I don’t know why I never found the time to just sit down and color. Oh wait! I know what happened. I found a full-time, stressful job, and life happened. Well, that’s all going to change now! Plus I’ve been meaning to start coloring this……

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My Mommy Sanity through P.L.A.Y.

Before becoming a mother, I buried myself in work. I had 3 jobs and barely got time off. I was working over 40 hours a week, and still worked full time right before I gave birth. I was pretty much a workaholic and I took pride in¬†keeping myself busy. So when I found out I……

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SUPER Informative, Baby charts galore for new parents!

Yes! I am not embarrassed to say that I have googled a number of how to’s on changing a diaper correctly, bathing a newborn, and breastfeeding, etc. It’s all part of becoming a new parent.¬†Plus, there’s only so much those birthing and Lamaze classes can teach you. Since sharing is caring! ¬†I narrowed it down……

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