When breastfeeding is working well, it’s easy to take it for granted but lately, I’ve come to realize just how grateful I am for it.  With my first son, I was grateful for breastfeeding because it gave my baby the extra immune support and because I felt like it was the perfect nutrition formulated just…

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If you’ve been following my blog posts for the past couple of months, you have read about some of the ways that my two sons are different – and they are VERY different.  Breastfeeding has been no exception. The learning curve has been a bit easier this time since I do have some experience but…

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Our society sometimes leaves moms unprepared for what new motherhood is like.  We are told what to expect up until the delivery of our babes and thanks to social media and movies, we expect that as new moms our days will be spent joyously snuggling our newborns; blissfully happy.  Unfortunately, this isn’t always the case.…

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With my due date quickly approaching at the end of this month, life often feels like it is spinning out of control –a frightening feeling for a mama with a type “A “personality like me!  Between frustrating physical limitations, holiday visitors, holiday preparations (and all of the stress that goes with it), and nesting (IE.…

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If you follow my posts, you might remember that my toddler just turned three in June.  In the last three years I have heard time and time again that three is a difficult age but I never really paid any attention, after all, every age is difficult in its own way.  That said, nothing prepared…

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Happy New Year!  Everyone knows that January is stereotypically a time of change, a time when people look at their lives and make “resolutions” or think about how their lives will be different in the new year.  However, for a mom, sometimes the idea of change is daunting.  A mom’s life seems to be riddled…

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