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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

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Top 5 Breastfeeding Tips (+3 Month Update)

I have been breastfeeding for three months now and have learned so much! If you have any questions about breastfeeding, please visit my Breastfeeding 101: The Basics blog post. In that blog post, I go over the mechanics of breastfeeding, the composition of breastmilk, positions in breast-feeding and more! I will be posting a breastfeeding… Continue reading Top 5 Breastfeeding Tips (+3 Month Update)

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#SpotlightSaturdays: 5 Reasons Why Doulas Are The Shit

I decided to go a different route for this week's Spotlight Saturday blog post. My interview with artists of different mediums will follow next week. However, I want to highlight the beauty and selflessness of Doulas across the world. Doulas are professionals trained to provide physical, emotional and educational support to an expecting mother, giving birth… Continue reading #SpotlightSaturdays: 5 Reasons Why Doulas Are The Shit

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Co-Sleep: 5 Reasons To Ditch Baby Cribs

We have built an entire industry around the sleep of babies in the Western culture. Yes, your baby's z's became a profitable business for many companies. When a mother is creating her registry, the categories include the "necessities" for the baby's room; these online registries require you to add a crib, mattress, sheets, room decor… Continue reading Co-Sleep: 5 Reasons To Ditch Baby Cribs

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Breastfeeding 101: The Basics

I have always known that I wanted to breastfeed my children. I learned about the benefits of breastfeeding during my teenage years, but I can't remember if it was during Home Economics or if it was an independent search beget from my ever ending curiosity. A decade later, I find out that I was pregnant… Continue reading Breastfeeding 101: The Basics

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My Pregnancy Journey + My Birth Story

Thank you so much for coming to check out the pregnancy journey and birth story leading up to one of the biggest milestones in my life! I thought I was recording the first time, but ended up having to re-record this video. So, this is why the concealer on my eyes are creased. Honestly, I… Continue reading My Pregnancy Journey + My Birth Story

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Delayed Pregnancy Announcement; Illusions of Social Media

Let's be real, we all peer into each other's lives through social media interaction. We scroll through our timeline and give each post and photo our approval via a "like," "double tap" or a comment. At times, we commit to these actions more often than we actually commit to reaching out to the people we… Continue reading Delayed Pregnancy Announcement; Illusions of Social Media