Tag: mom

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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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marriage: keeping my heart in it

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!When Jay and I first met, I had gotten really good at protecting my heart. I was 28 years old and had gone through the wringer with ex boyfriends. They were all “normal” guys, they just happened to love jack and cokes and lewd computer videos more than me. Always a deal-breaker. […]

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3 breast pump hacks from a working mom + extras!

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail 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 […]

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the new mom look: how one woman helped me

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail 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 […]

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The waiting game: a guide to waiting in parenthood

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail 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 […]

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five things

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!My brain has been all over the place this last week. Been thinking about traveling, getting back into shape, saving money, and investing in some really good winter gear while the prices are good. Here are some of the coolest things I have seen this week: This portable booster. It is perfect […]

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