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New Mommy Resources

If you’re pregnant for the first time, you’re probably getting all kinds of random advice – solicited and unsolicited – from all kinds of sources. We sure did! I also found that in researching the best way for our family to do things, there is a TON of advice on the internet that is either…

You Know You’re A Mom When…

“You know you’re a mom when your fantasies are about sleeping” I came across this message on an e-card on facebook this morning, and thought it totally fitting for our current situation. Little Charlie came down with a head cold late last week and now I have it too. Bedsharing is cozy, but not with…

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Planning A Road Trip with Baby

(Written on our road trip to NC July 4th weekend) Our little Charlie is 8 moths old and we’re currently on our way from New York to lovely North Carolina for a wedding. Is it crazy traveling with a child so young? Maybe, but it hasn’t been that bad so far. It’s about a 12-13…

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Birth Announcement from Pea to Pumpkin!

Isn’t this handmade birth announcement great? Geralyn from Pea to Pumpkin made a bunch of these free of charge for some of her loyal Facebook followers! Catching up on FB isn’t as easy for me these days as it used to be, but I’m glad I caught this ha. I bought a rustic looking white…

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Breastfeeding: How To Relieve A Clogged Duct

The dreaded clogged duct….so painful! Not only does it feel like that area of your breast might explode from the pressure, but it can evolve into mastitis if the area gets infected – every nursing mother’s worst nightmare. You know you have a plug when you feel a small, hard lump on your breast that…

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Avoiding Diaper Leaks

Every new cloth diapering parent goes through this at one time or another…I know we are right now! It is the day you wake up to realize that for a week straight your baby has woken up with a diaper leak and realize you need to make a change. Our son is kind of a…