Tag: motherhood

quiet home

5 tips for creating a quiet home with kids

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!!I am sort of a mixed bag. I love to be adventurous. I love to be out and about, traveling, meeting new people, and exploring new places with friends. I also love a quiet home. When Jay and I got married and we moved in together, I quickly realized that he loves […]

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after labor

after labor and delivery: tips for having company over

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!! Having company over after labor and delivery is not easy. Just thinking about it stresses me out…even a year later. The learning curve is HUGE and you feel like you are just surviving. It’s hard to explain to a bunch of delighted people that you just “aren’t feeling up to it.” […]

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baby

how to budget for baby because you don’t have to break the bank

FacebookPinterestRedditTwitterLinkedinemail Marvel and Share!!!!!! When I was pregnant, I literally didn’t even know where to start with baby stuff. But I was lucky, my sister was pregnant with her third and about to pop when I told everyone I was expecting. She is a smart girl and she told me a lot about the learning […]

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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

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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