Lifestyle, Motherhood

5 Back to School Boards on Pinterest for Busy Moms

Scrambling to find simple ideas to make ‘back to school’ a breeze? You’re in luck! I have been scouring Pinterest for the best back to school tips I can find to share with my fellow moms.What do I consider to be the best…

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Lifestyle, Motherhood

The Secret to being a Happy Mom

Is your life an endless whirl of late night feedings, diaper changing, toddler chasing, house cleaning, speeding to soccer practice after school, whipping up dinner, sleeping 6 hours (if you’re lucky!) and then doing it all over again?Yeah, that’s my life too…

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Need Relactation Help?

It makes me very happy to see that the most popular search engine term that leads readers to my blog is relactation! I remember how helpful blogs were to me during my relactation so I am happy to pass along the knowledge. To make it…

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Adventures in Relactation: The First Drop!

The day after I returned to TN, I started the painful, tedious, insane process that is relactation. Why? Because I truly believe that breast is best, especially coming into the winter months where my poor babes have already fallen sick…

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Practice Safe Co-Sleeping!

Tonight is the first night since my girls were born (except for my 3 week “vacay” in NYC) that they have not slept in bed with me :(Sadly, my 27inchers are just too big to sleep comfortably and safely in…

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The West Village Carrier of Choice

I currently live in the West Village, a neighborhood that is family heavy, particularly the blocks surrounded mine.On a typical day I see no less than 6 babywearers (yes, I do take count!) and it became instantly clear that…

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Bag Slings are Bad Slings :(

First I want to start off by saying that if you have worn your baby in a bag sling without knowledge of the dangers, you are not a bad parent!It is not necessarily common knowledge that bag slings are…

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Crotch Danglers are NOT Evil!

That’s right, I said it. Crotch Danglers are NOT evil!There is a lot of talk in the mommy-verse on the dangers of crotch danglers, and I have seen many a mama bashed on websites like Babycenter for…

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Babywearing Guide

Over the next few weeks (or months, depending on my schedule) I will be blogging several posts on babywearing, based on my own experiences and the experiences of other parents I know. As I post them, I will link to…

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Ice Cream Substitute!

So this Sunday I really amped up my diet. I am using My Fitness Pal which is great because they have a free Droid app. The website calculates how many calories and nutrients you should get in a day to…

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Moms of Margaritaville

When there is a total of 31 children divided between 13 women, they really need a night out…Yes, that’s me giving my friend Mo bunny ears. You know it was a good night when you have no memory…

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NIP/Babywearing Moment

I am very into babywearing. I really wish I had researched it more before the girls were born because my mom would have saved $4o from the Moby wrap and put it into something better. Mobys aren’t bad at…