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Must-Have Resources for Mompreneurs

Dreams are awesome. But a dream without a plan is just a wish, right? I’ve loaded you mompreneurs up with links to resources that have helped me build 2 brick and mortar businesses.  These are just some of the practical tools and resources that I’ve discovered..and remember I’m a newbie so there are WAY more out there […]

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Negative nelly = jiggly belly

Negative Nelly = Jiggly Belly. How Your Icky Attitude is Keeping Your Fat

Whether you want to face it or not…your attitude is making you fat.   Legit: There are some genetic medical conditions that mess hormones up and create excess weight, yes.   For most of us however, here are the excuses we give ourselves – go ahead, check yours off the list: “Healthy food is expensive, […]

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10 Ways Starting a Business is Like Having a Baby

10 Ways Starting a Business is Like Having a Baby

My blogosphere musings have been lacking the last 2 months.  A lot of other things have been lacking the last few months as well. Quality time with my family and friends, my patience (where did that go?), my self-care (haircut…don’t know how long its been and eyebrows – yikes), my wardrobe (atrocious), my reading (none), […]

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Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression

Post Weaning Depression This is a much lesser known or talked about issue than post-partum depression. In fact, the DSM-IV doesn’t distinguish the two diagnoses, I suppose since it is for the most part the same physiology. Here’s what happens:  Post-partum, there is a huge dip in the amount of oxytocin produced after the spike […]

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You may have to milk yourself

You May Have to Milk Yourself…

15 Tips Your Lactation Consultant Failed to Tell You There are some amazing lactation consultants out there, no doubt. However, your time in the hospital is limited and post-discharge consults are great but typically only happen when someone is desperate.  Here are some specifics I wish my lactation peeps would have made clear. **Note – […]

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Mompreneurs Glossary

Mompreneurs Glossary

There has never been a better time to be your own boss – especially for mamas!!!  Mompreneur (noun): The umbrella term for women who are both moms and entrepreneurs/biz owners/side hustlers/etc. I just call these ladies badasses. If you’ve got the guts and you’ve got the ideas – GO FOR IT.  Here are some classifications […]

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Step AWAY from the Goldfish

Step AWAY from the Goldfish

Back away from the goldfish crackers mama…put them down slowly and no one gets hurt!! There are better options…but what they heck are they? Check out some Toddler Tips for Clean Eating. We’re not looking for perfection, but improvement. Plus, when you eat all the leftovers or extras thrown at you- you’ll be eating clean […]

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TV Guidelines for Babies

TV Guidelines for Babies

Tough subject, lots of opinions here! But don’t follow the crowd just because, make up your mind for yourself, and get educated…as with anything. You’re the parent and you need to do what’s best for you and your family. TV for kids. I’m specifically addressing newborn through 2 years old.    The current recommendation via […]

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