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Breastfeeding Essentials Checklist: The 16 Items I Couldn’t Live Without

If you’re a new mom and planning to breastfeed, it can be confusing to know what breastfeeding essentials you actually need as you embark on your journey. If I’m being completely honest, the only things that are truly essential to breastfeed are, well… breasts and a baby! Ha. While you can technically breastfeed without anything …

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40+ Newborn Thanksgiving Outfit Ideas Good Enough to Eat!

A newborn Thanksgiving outfit? Yes, they totally exist and they are totally adorable! Everyone loves celebrating baby’s first Christmas but what about baby’s first Thanksgiving? It may be the first time your whole family gets to see the new baby or, depending on baby’s age, the first time baby gets to try solid foods like …

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Baby Hates Crib? How to Get Baby to Sleep in the Crib

What do you do if your baby hates the crib? I’ve recently gotten many questions from parents asking me HOW I get my newborn, Beckham, to sleep in his crib. I’ve been sharing our journey over on my Instagram account and have mentioned that our baby sleeps in the crib and has since the day …

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2 Week Old Baby Routine: Beckham’s Two Week Summary

A 2-week-old baby routine with a newborn is very similar to the first week with a newborn. There’s sleep deprivation, the smell of sour milk, and lots of diapers. Lots and lots of diapers. By the end of week 2, we were working towards a pretty consistent sleep routine. The most important part of getting …

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Life With Newborn Twins: A Survival Guide

“I’m writing a post on tips for surviving life with newborn twins” I announced to my husband during dinner in between frantically dicing up food for our 13-month-old twin girls, who inhale food at an impossibly fast speed. “Really.  Are you sure we survived??” he asked as he picked up a sippy cup that was …

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Help Baby Sleep Through the Night With One Simple Tip (Avoid Sleep Training!)

Figuring out how to help baby sleep through the night is one of THE most controversial topics out there for moms. There are so many thoughts on what works and what doesn’t work. Something that works amazingly well for one baby could fail miserably for another baby. But I have one tip for you that …

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The Loneliness of Motherhood Nobody Talks About

It’s pretty common to hear crazy, funny, and joyful stories of becoming a mother.  What isn’t so common to hear are stories of the loneliness of motherhood.  I’m referring to the everyday realness and hardships of being a mother, and not post-partum depression.  As I acknowledge and reflect on my emotions as a mother it …

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