Category: momlife

winter blues

season of sadness, managing SAD and motherhood

Seasonal depression and motherhood; my take on this time of the year.

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breast milk, marvel and stare

breast milk: 12 reasons breast milk is best milk

Facts to help support a woman who wants to extend breastfeeding to a year or beyond.

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marvel and stare

3 breast pump hacks from a working mom + extras!

Marvel and Share!!!!!!I recently received an email from a woman named Jill who had read my post “5 pumping tips for the back-to-work mom” and she had some more questions. They were so good that I actually got the same questions from a couple of other mommies (and mommy-to-be’s). Hi Emily! My name is Jill […]

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baby, marvel and stare

life with a thriving baby: it just keeps getting better

Marvel and Share!!!!!!We haven’t been sleeping much lately. Our family gets sick more than most. Because Jay spends a good amount of time in airplanes and airports, he picks up germs like crazy. Our baby, Anouk, also spends time with other kids during our work day, and I am in a building with 250 other […]

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the new mom look: how one woman helped me

Marvel and Share!!!!!!Yesterday, I got out of the house for a little while. This trip helped me put the last year into perspective. I am no longer have the “new mom look.” Let me explain. After I got Anouk down for a little nap, I left Jay with the baby and got out to the […]

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The waiting game: a guide to waiting in parenthood

Marvel and Share!!!!!!I thought that the wait was long and hard when I was pregnant. One thing that never occurred to me before I was pregnant was how much time I would sit and wait. This is before taxiing my child to soccer games and band practice. Before I would ever have to take the […]

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