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This Is What Love Is: A Thousand Diaper Changes

Often throughout my life, my father has said to me, “Don’t be so hard on yourself!” Of course, in high school and college, and while looking for jobs and looking for a better job, and during grad school, I’d just shrug and think, “Whatever. I have to be. Otherwise, how will I [insert goal-oriented thing […]

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Buyers with Babies, Beware

Thank you to Wolfson Children’s Hospital for providing such helpful safety information on popular products for infants! When preparing for a baby, new parents invest time and money into baby proofing their home so their little one is safe as they learn and grow in their new environment. They install covers for electrical outlets and […]

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We’ll Let You in the Mom Club Anyway

“Wait. There are timers for your nipples?” I sat smugly in the corner at yet another baby shower, and this was the response I blurted out when the mom-to-be was overcome with jubilation opening the gift that was her breastfeeding timer. I possibly could have even rolled my eyes, I can’t be sure. At a time when […]

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5 Tips From a Full-Time Working (and Breastfeeding) Mama

Before having kids, I thought the hardest part of being a new mom would be the sleepless nights. Don’t get me wrong, those are hard (thank you, coffee), but I never even considered the myriad of concerns and issues surrounding feeding. Despite taking parenting classes at the hospital and reading several books while pregnant, I […]

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Every Parent’s Dilemma: How to Pave the Way for Future Academic Success

Thank you to the Learning Care Group for helping children (and their parents) pave the way for academic success! “I’m not sure what I should be teaching our son,” I recently said to my husband of our 18-month-old son, Archer. “He can say all of 12 words. Isn’t it a little early to be teaching […]

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Seeking a Nanny? How to Find Your Own Personal Mary Poppins

Hiring that special someone to help out with the little ones or even around the house? Mary Poppins sets the bar high in the nanny universe, but hopefully with some of these helpful tips, you, too, can find your very own Mary! The definition of a nanny often varies from parent to parent, and there […]

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Smooth (and Gentle) Sailing with My Mommy Wisdom

Thank you to My Mommy Wisdom for providing safe and effective holistic products for children and mothers and for sponsoring this post! Eczema relief is here! My daughter has multiple food allergies. One side effect of her food allergies is eczema. Our family is super thankful for western medicine (hello, EpiPen), and we also highly […]

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Big Learning Apps for Little Kids

Screen time for toddlers and young children is one of those hot-button topics that often sparks debate in play circles. The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has issued guidelines for screen time. They recommend babies and toddlers up to 18 months old have no screen time that is not video chatting. For toddlers 18 months […]

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