Everything you need to know for the baby you're into

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Becky’s Low Carb Cafe Mocha Recipe

Since I’ve decided to live a low-carb lifestyle, the one thing I’ve missed the most is my dark chocolate Cafe Mocha from Caribou Coffee.  But with 45 grams of carbs per medium drink, it is more than twice my daily allowance for carb intake.  In searching for low carb recipes online, I never found a [...]

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My “Why We Get Fat” Review and Results

We’ve all heard about “the diet that changed my life” from other people.  It’s so cliche.  However, after reading Gary Taubes’ “Why We Get Fat: And What to Do About It“, I have to say it: This is the diet that changed my life!  Or at least the way I think about why people get [...]

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A Free Personal Bra Fitting in Your Home!

Now that I’m almost done nursing my daughter, I am getting excited about being able to wear a “real” bra again.  No little clips on the straps.  No cups that flip down.  No need for breast pads.  Yay me! The past few days I’ve been having fun looking at pretty bras online, and dreaming of [...]

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“What to Expect” Series Review and Giveaway

One of the things I’ve found most annoying while being pregnant (and now being a parent of two) is when others offer unwelcome advice.  Of course, their intentions are good, but they can also sometimes feel insulting. i.e. “Should you really be drinking that coffee?  You’re not supposed to have caffeine when you’re pregnant, you [...]

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Nurtured Family Review: My New Go-To Place for Nursing Bras

With the near arrival of Baby #2, I decided it was time to get my nursing bra wardrobe in line.  The nursing bras I had bought at Target for Baby #1 were looking pretty tough, plus I never loved them in the first place.  I decided that it would be worth spending more money on [...]

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Boba Carrier Review (Mist): The Best Soft Structured Carrier!

After a nearly disastrous grocery shopping trip with my 19 month old son, I knew I needed to do something different.  The problem?  He refused to sit in the shopping cart.  And, being 7 months pregnant at the time, I tried holding his hand and having him walk next to me through the store.  That [...]

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What to Pack in Your Hospital Bag: A Light-Packer’s Guide

At 36 weeks of pregnancy, I’m feeling the itch to pack my hospital bag.  Being this is my second time doing this, my bag is going to be a little bit different than last time based on what I learned.  A lot of lists I found on the internet the first time around had me [...]

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Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for a New Mom

A word of advice for the men of the world:  Don’t forget about Mother’s Day!  Whether the lady in your life is expecting your first child or you’ve already got a quiver-full, it’s time to step up and do something to show you appreciate her.  And no, you don’t get a free pass if she says she [...]

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How to Pull an All-Nighter with a Sick Baby

Let’s face it:  At some point your little one is going to get sick and you’re going to have some sleepless nights because of it.  However, there are a few simple things you can do to make nights like these a little bit easier on yourself and your sick child.  Consider the following the next time you [...]

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Write a Poem: Win a Moby Wrap!

Want to win a Moby Wrap?  The people at Moby Wrap are currently hosting a poetry contest, ending April 26th, giving you a chance to win the Moby of your choice!  I just entered, and I’ll be sharing my poem after the contest ends.  They are giving away 3 Mobys total, so get your creative [...]

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