My Birth Story: Fast, Full Moon Home Water Birth of My Third Child

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In honor of my baby turning 6 months old today, I decided to share my birth story with you. I’ve been procrastinating writing my birth story because I wanted to write it out like an actual story but I haven’t had time to do that (with three children, go figure!). But instead of waiting any […]

5 Pregnancy Changes Your Mom Never Told You About

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Being pregnant changes you in a number of physical and emotional ways. Your mom is hopefully on hand to give you some much-needed support and tips on what to expect and how to cope with your changing body as your pregnancy takes shape. There are also some physical changes that mom may not have told […]

Fashionable Nursing Breastfeeding Tops & Dresses

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Nursing and breastfeeding tops that are fashionable?! Just 20 years ago, that notion would have been almost laughable. Now, there are tons of amazing brands that make gorgeous nursing tops and dresses. One of my favorite brands is Milk Nursingwear. This Asymmetrical Tiered Nursing Top is super soft, comfy and yet surprisingly flattering on a […]

Enter To Win A NüRoo Pocket Babywearing Shirt worth $60!

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We’ve teamed up with NuRoo to offer our readers a chance to win a NüRoo Pocket Babywearing Shirt worth $60! NüRoo® developed this functional yet stylish shirt for mothers who are practicing skin-to-skin contact with their newborn. We love its simple design, which doesn’t rely on wrapping, tying or knotting. Put it on like a […]

Wearing: NüRoo Pocket Babywearing Shirt

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Yup, that’s me with my little squishy baby. I’ve been carting him around in this cool babywearing shirt since he was a day old. The NuRoo Pocket is a babywearing shirt with a built in pocket (hence the name) that lets you wear your baby, skin to skin. It’s fully supportive, comfortable to wear and […]

How to Change Your Style from Pregnancy to New Mom

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Making the Fashion Transition How to Change Your Style from Pregnancy to New Mom For plenty of moms-to-be the words trimester and fashion don’t really go together that well. It seems to be a battle that starts with the first trimester where you might be trying to keep your pregnancy under wraps. Then, finally you […]

The Nautical Trend: Nursing Moms Edition

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5 Pregnancy Essentials You Need RIGHT NOW!

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Are you pregnant? Congratulations! Me too! Being that this is my third pregnancy, I feel pretty confident that I have a good grip on what is a pregnancy essential and what is not. I have found quite a few items to really make my life a whole lot easier while pregnant, so I compiled a […]

Covering Up While Breastfeeding – Yay or Nay?

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The subject of breastfeeding in public has been coming up on my Facebook newsfeed an awful lot lately and the debate it getting hot! Being a mom of two that breastfed, I certainly have my own opinions but I’m wondering what you ladies think… (Image Source: http://www.bebeaulait.com and http://www.acutezmedia.com/health/breastfeeding-bond-between-mother-and-baby/ ) I breastfed my two babies […]

Reader Question: Dukan Diet while Breastfeeding

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I got an email a few weeks ago from a reader that just had TWINS who is dying to get back into shape. She had an emergency c-section and has been absolutely exhausted learning how to navigate the world of mothering twin babies. She’s ready to start working on losing the baby weight though and […]