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5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

In my early 20's, I didn't understand why mother's would run to their crying baby and not sleep train. Shocking, right? I had strong opinions about how babies should be forced into independence. These weren't my own of course. It was all conditioning. However, the older I got and the more I started to understand… Continue reading 5 Reasons I Chose To Not Sleep Train My Baby

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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

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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

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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