Breastfeeding Survival Guide: 12 Things I Wish I Knew About Breastfeeding

The inspiration for this post stems from my own personal breastfeeding experience through which I realized that breastfeeding was much more difficult than I thought it would be. When I was asked if I would be breastfeeding, my first reply was, “Of course!”. I mean I had heard about how important it was, but, honestly,

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Remedies for Surviving Your Baby’s Flu/Cold

Baby’s first cold/flu is probably every parent’s worst nightmare. As a parent, I myself dread being sick. Now, seeing my little baby struggle through the symptoms of a cold is just heartbreaking! It seems that there isn’t much that I could do to help.   For the most part, that is true, getting through the

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15 Mom Hacks and Tips for Bath Time

Bath time in our house was not easy, to say the least. Some babies enjoy baths while others absolutely dread it (ie. ours)! I like to compare baby baths to handling a wet bar of soap, except babies are squirmier. Add the stress of a crying fragile baby (especially a newborn) and you might as

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Things Every Breastfeeding Woman Needs To Hear

When I started exclusively breastfeeding, it was hard to stay committed. My baby was always crying at the breast, I didn’t know if she was full, and I didn’t know if she was gaining enough weight. Did I have enough milk? My nipples, my back, and my butt hurt! Worst of all, I was locked

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27 Helpful Charts for Breastfeeding Moms

Breastfeeding might be natural, but it still requires a whole lot of effort. Both mom and baby are learning how to work together to get to that comfortable endpoint of confident nursing. Still, the journey is quite overwhelming. Breastfeeding is one of those things that is mostly self-taught. Sure lactation consultants helped me a lot,

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40+ Hacks, Tips, and Tricks Every Mom Should Know

Being a mom is tough, especially if this is your first time entering into the difficult role. Any tips and tricks are much needed and appreciated, I know because I have been there. Therefore, I wanted to compile the ultimate list of mom hacks any mom (first-time or not) would appreciate. Which means that the

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The Best Natural (& Safe) Remedies to Combat Cold/Flu Season

I used to dread flu season. Waking up in the morning with a sore throat and a stuffy nose is a major mood killer and ruins the day’s productive potential. What’s worse is getting sick WHILE pregnant or breastfeeding. Many over the counter medications aren’t safe for use during either, and probably not recommended for

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