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No More Resolutions

No More Resolutions

  Happy New Year! I hope your holiday season was a beautiful and happy one and you are doing well. It’s been so nice to have some time off this holiday break, I am loving being a teacher and the schedule that comes with it. I spent some time organizing and cleaning out my house-all while reflecting over 2015 (that’s what I do when I want to reflect and process…

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Milk, Sweat and Tears – What To Do When Your Baby Won’t Nurse.

Not being able to breastfeed your baby, when you really, really, really want to, is the worst feeling as a mother. I have written extensively about breastfeeding over the years here but I have never done a complete round up post about our whole journey or written a conclusion to the saga. Today is the day. My conscious relationship with breastfeeding began in 2002 when I attended a training to…

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Motherhood

Summer Reading List

Summer Reading List

  This is a list of mostly newly released books, perfect for mamas who are into self-help, eating healthy, making art and conscious parenting. Now that school is in back in session, no better time than to finally get around to posting my summer reading list post, ha! This list below is actually a list of books I have read from Jan 2015 to the end of the summer. They…

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Motherhood

Healing Summer Camp for Mamas

Hi sweet mama! So glad you are here. I want to tell you about my awesome summer program full of art, meditation and journaling and one-on-one time with me and support from other awesome, like-minded mamas. Healing Summer Camp for Mamas is a 7 week experience of personal growth and creative healing techniques that work (and are enjoyable!) where you will finally discover who you are, what you need to…

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Motherhood

Exclusive Pumping Tips

If you’re pumping exclusively, there’s a few things to know: 1) A good quality hospital-grade double electric pump. Some mums EP with a PIS or Purely Yours, but many will be more comfortable and/or get a better milk yield with a hospital-grade pump. If you’re having trouble with supply using a retail pump, se if you can get a rental for a few weeks to test this out. 2) A…

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Motherhood

Motherhood Is Like Surfing

Motherhood Is Like Surfing

  Motherhood is a lot like surfing. Both are really, really hard! And you get your butt kicked all the time. When you are learning to surf, you have to figure out the balance, not of standing up, but of simply not falling off the board when you are laying down. Then you practice paddling around and build up your arm muscles enough so that you can paddle to the…

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Motherhood

My Biggest Secret

My Biggest Secret

If you have been in the Mama and Baby Love community for  any period of time, you may have gleaned directly or indirectly that parts of my childhood was anything but fun. In fact, it was more than just a “not ok” experience; it was filled with different kinds of abuse and neglect. Part of the abuse and neglect I experienced as a child came from living with a woman…

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Healing For Mothers eBook!

Healing For Mothers eBook! 1

  Healing for Mothers is an ebook that has been gestating in my mind for some time, and the first stage of the book is being born today! For a limited time, you can get this ebook for free when you sign up for my email newsletter (or if you are already on my email list)!!! Healing for Mothers is an ebook for mothers who have stuff to heal, or…

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Green Living/ Motherhood

2013 Recap and 2014 Goals

2013 Recap and 2014 Goals

    Two years ago, I implemented a new way to do New Year’s Resolutions in hopes that it would give me a higher success rate of actually accomplishing my goals. In the past, I would write a 4 page diatribe of everything that I wanted to improve on in my life and then at the end of the year I would feel like a failure because I didn’t accomplish…

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Healthy Kids/ Motherhood

Cold Feet in the Morning

Cold Feet in the Morning

  I can’t believe that Penelope will be 4 soon. Where has the time gone? I mean, it’s been a well lived and full 4 years, I have done my darnedest to be present and live each moment to the fullest with her. Experiencing loss sure makes you appreciate every second with the one you’ve got. Yet, time still seems to just slip through my hands. As I quickly approach…

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