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07.20.2017

Focusing on the Next Five Minutes

New series: My first year of motherhood. The trials, tears, love, and joy. It all started a year ago. It is personal, it is raw, and it is scary to share. Here are my personal journal entries, it has been a hard year, I am finally ready to share. I will be sharing my story in a series starting from last year to now. Day […]

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08.26.2016

An Honest Look at Postpartum Life as a Food and Mommy Blogger

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Life as a blogger. You hide behind a computer — picking and choosing what you decide to write. Picking and choosing the stories you want to share with the world. Deciding what will be relatable, what will get the most views, comments, or likes. And you stress over the constant failure you may perceive yourself to be. Some days, I think, “There goes another recipe […]

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07.22.2016

Learning Different Baby Cries + Talking to Your Baby

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As a new mom, learning my daughter’s cries has been challenging at times. You go through the roster of things and question: Is she hungry? Tired? Or just way over stimulated? Recently, I started reading an amazing book called Secrets of the Baby Whisperer. It’s all about learning how to communicate with your baby. I am starting to really identify her cries with the help […]

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07.18.2016

Getting Real About Childbirth, Breastfeeding and the Baby Blues

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I want to get real with this post. I am gravitating toward more mommy bloggers who tell it like it is, and tell their raw stories, which I can relate to so much. So, in the spirit of that, I want to get raw, and down and dirty. Are you ready? Here we go.

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06.24.2016

The Big Crib Transition, White Noise and a Fun Mommy Video

My daughter is sleeping. Should I be, too? Everyone says when the baby sleeps you sleep, right? I want to know how many moms actually do this. I use this time to do things around the house like laundry, write, or, eventually, eat something. We have also officially hit one of our first milestones. We have recently transitioned

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