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12 Things I Didn’t Know About Babies When I Became a Mom

The minute the pregnancy test turned positive, I was on the hunt for information. I signed up for the What to Expect and Bump apps and started frequenting the BabyCenter discussion forums. I saved every pamphlet my OBGYN gave me and attended all the recommended classes (Intro to Breastfeeding parts one and two). I wanted… Continue reading 12 Things I Didn’t Know About Babies When I Became a Mom

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7 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding

I knew breastfeeding wouldn’t be easy. It’s not like I imagined I would be lounging on a couch with my feet propped up and my baby chomping away while I sipped on champagne. I knew it would be hard work. I just didn’t realize how hard. As I’ve mentioned in previous posts, my son was… Continue reading 7 Things I’ve Learned About Breastfeeding

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7 Ways to Return to Work Without Losing Your Mind

Well, it’s here. The day you’ve been dreading for months (or weeks, depending on your maternity leave). Time to slip on a blouse and skirt, strap on those heels and pretend you care about your appearance. Time to return to work. Two weeks before returning to work, I had about three different meltdowns. One of… Continue reading 7 Ways to Return to Work Without Losing Your Mind

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5 Sleep Training Tips to Get You and Your Baby More Rest

You’re probably reading this post at 3:00 am. You’re scrolling through your phone, frantically trying to find the reason for why your child won’t sleep. Your eyes are heavy and you’re working hard to convince yourself that you’re completely okay with never sleeping again until you’re 50. Bags under the eyes are in now, right?… Continue reading 5 Sleep Training Tips to Get You and Your Baby More Rest