Just Believe Women. My New Year’s Challenge to You

I've spent the whole year not talking about it. But tonight, on the last night of 2017, a post came across my feed that showed just how much we MUST talk about it. There were many things about my childhood that weren't common as childhood goes. Surviving years of abuse doesn't come lightly. But amongst …

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Breastfeeding Support: What is an IBCLC and How do I Find One?

I get messaged frequently with breastfeeding questions. With the amount of research I did in the first year and the amount of questions I asked of Moms with much more experience than I, I have acquired a lot of knowledge about breastfeeding. However, an experienced Mom does not replace the necessity and value of help …

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Guess What? A Healthy Baby Isn’t All That Matters!

Have you ever shared something about your birth that was less than perfect?  Maybe it was something disrespectful that was said, bodily autonomy that was taken, silence that was forced upon you, or any other number of things that go wrong in mainstreams births.  Then, after you've shared that bit of painful truth, the person …

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 A Crunchy Medicine Cabinet: Our Top 10 Must Have’s

It's cold and flu season....and all the other random and situation specific diseases like the lovely Norovirus that hit my friends in California and RSV for my preemie power Moms.  Our home specifically just got over Roseola and the flu and now one of us is fighting the stomach flu hoping it doesn't spread to …

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Where Have I Been? Fighting Molars, Roseola, and the Flu…

March 13, 2016 I have watched Rio way too many time in the past two weeks.  So, the only way I can think to describe the past two weeks is.."Cheese and sprinkles." My children are horrible terrible no good very bad teethers.  It is extremely painful for them.  They teethe extremely pain stakingly slowly, and …

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If You Don’t Own This Sweatshirt and You Babywear, You Need To Buy It RIGHT NOW!

I am not one to buy clothes. Actually, I kind of hate buying clothes. For the girls, sure. They grow and change and need clothes. I have a particular love of buying them pajamas. Because. Well. PJ's are awesome. Duh.     Anyways, there's been a ton of hype about this sweatshirt at Target that is …

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I Had No Idea How Amazing “After Bedtime” Was…

Here I am sitting on the couch, laptop on my lap, Martinelli's Sparking Cider in a wine glass, chocolate cake partially eaten, and one of my Netflix shows on the TV.  My husband isn't home.  Each Monday he goes to play on a Billiard's team. When the girls were younger, I dreaded Monday nights.  Often, …

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