Motherhood

How To Make Homemade Stage 2 Baby Food Puree

I started making my son puree after he started to become more and more interested in table food. Instead of buying his baby food, I opted to make it at home. When making your baby's food, not only do you know what is in it, you can also save a great deal of money! Baby… Continue reading How To Make Homemade Stage 2 Baby Food Puree

Lifestyle, Mind/Body/Spirit, Motherhood

5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

When you become a parent, especially a mother, self-care is one of the most common topics you will hear from veteran parents. In all honesty, self-care is vital for new mothers because it is a deliberate act meant to address mental, spiritual, emotional and physical health. In my early 20's, my favorite areas of self-care… Continue reading 5 Ways That Your Self Care May Be A Toxic Coping Mechanism

Motherhood, Relationships

20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

When I was younger, I didn't understand the importance of family traditions and how they contribute to the health of the family well-being. In family traditions, when a family places high focus outside of the nuclear family, they create what is called an entropic family. The entropic family is a nuclear family that loses its… Continue reading 20+ Family Traditions For The Millennial Family

Motherhood

How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

I was never worried about getting sick because I hadn't gotten sick in years. In 2016, I started cutting different meats out of my diet, then went Vegan in 2017. I was in the best health I had ever been in my life. Even when I was pregnant and indulged on one of my cravings… Continue reading How I Increased My Breastmilk Supply After Being Sick

Motherhood

Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

That first cry left me speechless. Every mother I spoke to assured me that every pregnancy complication was going to be worth that first moment. They were right. I was shaking from the adrenaline and in awe of his entire presence. When my aunt yelled that he was a boy and I felt my heart… Continue reading Postpartum Depression And What I Learned About Myself

Motherhood

3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

As a first time mother, I used disposable diapers for about the first two months of my son's life because I needed to focus on breastfeeding and getting as much rest as possible. I had non-toxic diapers from different companies that provide samples to expecting mothers. We also bought a few of our own. Therefore,… Continue reading 3 Non-Toxic Diapers That I Recommend

Motherhood

5 Reasons Why I Don’t Post Photos Of My Child On Social Media

If you are a new mother, social media is a great way to engage and feel less alone in your new journey. I love social media! I have been able to read books, find inspiring leaders in my generation, listen to awesome podcasts and meet some pretty cool people that are miles away. You can… Continue reading 5 Reasons Why I Don’t Post Photos Of My Child On Social Media

Motherhood

Breastfeeding 101: 10 Breastfeeding Problems And How To Solve Them

After I found out the biology behind breastfeeding and how to properly hold my son while breastfeeding, I started to do research on breastfeeding problems and their solutions. I did not want anything or anyone to deter me from breastfeeding my son, so I made sure to prepare myself for any possible breastfeeding problems that… Continue reading Breastfeeding 101: 10 Breastfeeding Problems And How To Solve Them

Motherhood

How To Wash Cloth Diapers

There are a variety of different ways to wash cloth diapers. People have developed and altered routines to fit their personal needs. Overall, you want to use a cloth diaper friendly soap, rinse with cold water first, then wash them with soap and warm water. I recommend washing every day until you have fully gotten… Continue reading How To Wash Cloth Diapers

Motherhood

Cloth Diapers: The Different Types + My Stash

The long overdue video about why I cloth diaper, how I cloth diaper and my stash is below! I have known since high school that I wanted to use cloth diapers for my children. It is amazing to see how the lifestyle I wanted is manifesting right before my eyes. Although things are not happening… Continue reading Cloth Diapers: The Different Types + My Stash