10 Tips for Success for Bloggers

So, you’ve decided to give blogging a shot either because you hate your job and want something more flexible or you’ve just fallen for the “get rich quick” gimmicks (or, you just like to write about things you like!). However, it might not be going as you would like. Either way, you’ve already been dragged

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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 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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Did You Know That Anxiety and Excitement Are Biologically the Same Thing?

For those who have noticed, my blog has been on hiatus, temporarily. I am studying for my MCATs so it has been hectic considering mom life has no *pause* button. Can I get a “PREACH”, mommas?! Well, regardless, one of my instructors said something PROFOUND… you don’t need to be a mom to benefit from

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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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Ways To Reduce Your Baby’s Risk for Obesity

We all know breastfeeding is the best form of nourishment you can give your baby, so before you shoot the messenger, know that I am in no way belittling breastfeeding. I fought to breastfeed my little girl, so I am 100% all for it. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) urges mothers to breastfeed up

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My Baby Refuses to Latch! How to Feed Baby Through a Nursing Strike.

The moment my baby refused to nurse was devastating to me. I just balled watching my baby girl feeding on a bottle. Call me crazy, but having her choose another nipple over mine was hard to swallow. I had no idea what had happened to the pro nurser of mine. It felt like overnight she

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8 Signs and Symptoms of a Tongue Tie

I looked forward to breastfeeding when I was pregnant. Of course, I wanted to provide the best nourishment for my little one. I never realized that breastfeeding would end up being one of the most difficult commitments I’ve ever had, and I’m studying for MCATS so that should mean something! One of the biggest reasons

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