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Wow, That Postpartum Period…

Posted on: March 21, 2019 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Pregnancy

postpartum period

Wow, that postpartum period and that newborn sure can throw you for a loop… You’re so in love with your baby that you’ve neglected yourself… You know the old saying, you’ve got to put your own oxygen mask on before helping others, right? Have you been doing that? I know, …


The Overstimulated Baby

Posted on: March 13, 2019 | Babies, Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum

overstimulated baby

The overstimulated baby is the baby that gets passed from person to person. The mother seems frustrated and everyone wants to help. First, her friend. “I’ll take the baby. You go relax for a few minutes.” She takes the baby. She brings the sweet crying bundle up on to to …


Love and Parenting

Posted on: February 23, 2019 | Breastfeeding, Depression, Parenting Philosophy

Love and parenting

Love and parenting sound like they go together beautifully. 2 people fall in love, they skip around holding hands for a while, they eat a strand of spaghetti together, lock lips in the middle of a strand and then… A baby gets inside one of them! That’s how it works, …


My Over Stimulated Baby…

Posted on: November 18, 2018 | Parenting Philosophy, Postpartum, Sleep Issues

“DON’T TALK TO ME”, I snapped! I need 20 minutes of quiet to just chill! I’m completely fried. I have to decompress… Oh my gosh, my mind is spinning. There’s electricity raging through my body and I have to drive this car and get this kid and I home safely! …


5 Things To Do For YOURSELF This Valentines Day

Posted on: February 3, 2018 | Parenting Philosophy

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, couples alike are scrambling around trying to find the perfect gift, or plan the perfect gesture, to show their appreciation for their significant other. This isn’t another blog about what to plan, where to go out for dinner or what to buy the …


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