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Hot mess express?

Style your way into motherhood It was 6 months after I gave birth to our first born. A sweet, big blue eyed, miniature version of me. She was sleeping through the night, about 10-12 hours, nursing, and hitting all the milestones on the dot. It had been 6 months since we moved away from our families and into the neighboring state. I had managed to network my way into a few events and was living my dream of being a stay at home mom. I should have felt blissful, excited and grateful. Instead, I felt exhausted, anxious and angry. Then …

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10 Essential Oils for Stress Management

As a mom who works at home with a three year old, my mood can vary on a day to day basis. From toddler meltdown, to broken sleep, to a kid who doesn’t nap anymore and a husband who rotates shifts every single week- life is chaotic at best. While I do lots of things to practice self care, something that has been super integral for me has been adding in Essential Oils into our daily routine. Things natural volatile aromatic compounds have done wonders to calm me down, diffuse my anger, lift my mood, and settle my nerves in …

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10 Best Paleo Snacks for Moms

When I was a new mom and my husband was deployed I struggled to get the grocery shopping done. You see- going to the grocery store was a CHORE. A HUGE chore. The baby was almost guaranteed to have to nurse 10 times, spit up all over me and the groceries, and the lines- let’s not talk about the lines. Not to mention- where exactly does a baby go when you have to go to the bathroom. Grocery delivery became my saving grace. One of my favorite ways to grocery delivery is Amazon. We have prime- so it’s always free …

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Birthday Gift Hacks

We’re just now getting to that “age” where my kid has “friends” (aka the friends I pick for her) and now the birthday parties are coming out of the woodwork. It almost feels like every other week we’re getting invited to yet another birthday party. It’s getting a little overwhelming if I’m being honest. While most parents say on the invite “don’t worry about gifts”- we showed up without a gift once….never again. It was embarrassing and the parents knew we were the only ones there that didn’t bring a gift. Here’s the problem with all these parties: Birthday gifts …

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Guest Blog: Wendi Huskins

1 Year Later: Reflecting on Loss, Postpartum Depression, and Healing from Miscarriage I remember that January day we found out we were pregnant. I have never felt joy, like I did in that moment with my husband. We both had smiles, a glow, and tears of joy running down our faces. It never crossed my mind, even for a second that we would lose our baby three weeks after that joyful moment. I battled extreme depression for an entire year after losing our son. Many told me it was Post-Partum Depression.  I ignored it because I thought that was only …

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