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You'll Miss THOSE Moments

You’ll Miss THOSE Days

Feeding your baby should be fun, right? I mean, who doesn’t look forward to putting a curious baby in a highchair and spooning him or her foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, oatmeal cereal, and bananas. Before Jack was born I couldn’t wait for the food stage. I had high hopes of making all his food […]

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When Newborns Make the Rules

When Newborns Make the Rules

Like many first-time mamas, I may have slightly underestimated the amount of work required for taking care of a newborn. I’m a woman who has always seemed to just make things work, no matter the situation. Some may refer to this type of outcome as luck, but I prefer to look at it instead as […]

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When Labor and Delivery Don’t Go as Planned

As I entered through the hospital doors, walked down the short hall to maternity, and headed into the labor and delivery room, I was filled with a million different emotions ranging from fear to excitement to anticipation. Sure I had borrowed informational baby books from the library and read countless birth story experiences written by fellow bloggers online, but as a […]

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When Pregnancy is in Overtime

When Pregnancy is in Overtime

When first finding out you’re expecting, there’s a date mentioned at the initial OB appointment that is months down the road yet controls your life from then on out. Your baby’s due date quickly becomes the end point for your pregnancy countdown. You push through the tough months reminding yourself only three months to go, only three weeks left, […]

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When Opinions are Numerous While Expecting

I have always been aware that people have their own opinions on topics, but never did I realize just how adamant others are at sharing said opinions until I found myself expecting. As a first time mom-to-be, I can honestly say that I knew nothing about pregnancy, or labor and delivery, or parenting at the […]

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Why a Babymoon is More than Just a Vacation

Choosing which brand of swaddle or baby carrier to register for can certainly be overwhelming, but navigating all the celebrations that come along with expecting can be an entirely new challenge in itself. Push Presents, Diaper Parties, and Babymoons are no longer just trendy ideas, but instead are mainstream must-do’s for many couples preparing for […]

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