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Diaper Hacks 101 (That I Use the Most!)

Let's face it - changing diapers is not exactly fun. However, there are a few tricks to make it easier. I've partnered with Huggies® to bring you the diaper hacks I use most. #ad #huggon #momlife #bestdiapersever #huggies #newbabyessentials #pregnancy #bestbabydiapers #babyshowerregistry

This is a sponsored post for SheSpeaks/HuggiesⓇ. The opinions are entirely my own based on my experience. Do you know anyone in the world who would tell you that their favorite part of being a parent is changing diapers? Haha, I didn’t think so. It’s not exactly the most pleasant part of being a parent but since it’s something we all have to do, we can at least try to make the process a little easier. After close to five years of changing diapers, I’m excited to partner with HuggiesⓇ to offer two important tips to new parents: 1.) Use …

My Acid Reflux Baby, Colic, Reflux Remedy
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My Acid Reflux Baby and What Works for Her (That No Doctor Told Me About)

My Daughter’s Experience with Baby Acid Reflux and What Is Working for Her Now As you can tell from my post, What I Wish I Knew Before Having a Second Child, my second baby has not exactly been an easy experience for me. I believe the main reason for this is because she is a reflux baby and figuring out what was wrong and what eventually helped her took months. Acid reflux (also known as gastroesophageal reflux or GER) is when the stomach contents comes back up into the esophagus. Most people associate reflux with large amounts of vomit or …

To the Mom Who's Having More Bad Days than Good
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To the Struggling Mom Having More Bad Days than Good

To the struggling mom who finds herself thinking, “this mom thing is way harder than I thought,” I’m right there with you. I am having way more bad days than good ones lately and to be completely honest, I have some days where I wish I could just stop being a mom for a while. This is not a post where I share all the answers about how to get through the bad days. (Although I do share some reminders at the end of this post that help me a little on those days.) I wish I had those answers …

Breastfeeding vs Formula - Why I'm Choosing to Formula Feed My Second Baby Follow Up Post
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UPDATE: Breastfeeding vs Formula Feeding – Why I’m Choosing to Formula Feed My Second Baby

Breastfeeding vs Formula Feeding **Follow Up Post – How Me and Baby Are Doing Five Months into Only Formula Feeding** I want to start by saying thank you so much to all of you that read my post, Breastfeeding vs Formula Feeding – Why I’m Choosing to Formula Feed My Second Baby. Especially thanks to all of you who left comments and shared your own stories and experiences. It means a lot to me and I have felt nothing but support from all of you! I wrote that post before my baby was born and since then, I’ve received several …

Baby Mom Life

What I Wish I Knew About Having a Second Child

As I finally sit down to write a new post, I realize it’s been over a month since I’ve been able to write anything. A month! What’s happened in that month? Oh yeah, I gave birth to our second daughter and man, I was not as prepared as I thought I was for the challenges that having both a newborn and a toddler present. It’s 4:30am and I’m woken up by the cry of our second baby. She’s ready to eat. I get up, half asleep and sit down to feed her. Just as I finish feeding her, changing her …

stay at home mom, sahm, parenting, depression, anxiety, addiction, motherhood
Mental Health Mom Life

My Personal Story on Why I Left My Career to be a Stay-At-Home Mom

When I sat down to write this, I have to admit – I was scared. It’s hard to share such a personal story but I hope in sharing this, that it might help someone else that may be going through something similar. I want to share with you how my daughter and the choice to leave my career may have saved my life and ultimately helped me to be a better mom. When I found out I was pregnant with my first daughter, it came at a very dark time in my life. I was in the middle of a …