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To the Moms Who Are Struggling with Breastfeeding

For four years I walked hand-in-hand with jealousy. It’s something I consciously struggled with, constantly talking myself off the ledge after letting myself know I wasn’t being rational. The notion still lived in my body deep down. It all stemmed from feeling like a…

April 25, 2019
Featured Parenting

Baby Boy Names We Almost Picked

As I mentioned before in my list of baby girl names we would have picked, Charlie was always going to be a Charlie. Initially we had decided it would be his middle name after a contentious battle over whether or not we would roll…

April 24, 2019
Family Featured Parenting

Breastfeeding After Formula

Since the moment Charlie was born, I’ve had a flurry of friends and medical professionals asking how he’s being fed. What’s interesting to me about this is that when I say Charlie is breastfed, nearly everyone assumes Fox was too. Let me back up…

March 25, 2019
Family Featured Parenting

How We’re Adjusting as a Family of 4

When my husband and I got together, we started talking seriously about what our road to building our family would look like. We decided on 2-3 kids after a few years of marriage and traveling, back-to-back so they’d be close in age. Then Fox…

March 20, 2019
Family Featured Parenting

Charlie’s Birth Story

Our Charlie was due to arrive March 9th. Starting around 20 weeks of pregnancy, I started to get very painful contractions that came about every 2-5 minutes, so by the end of February I was completely freaking out. I was convinced that I wouldn’t…

March 19, 2019
Featured Parenting

Newborn Must-Haves for Second Baby

I learned a lot about baby brands the first time around. We were lucky enough to receive a lot of hand-me-downs from family, but we also put a ton of our own money into trial and error deciding what products we actually needed, which…

February 5, 2019
Family Featured Food

3 Ways to Jumpstart Your Family’s Morning

I am not a morning person. I never have been and I probably never will be. I’m sleepy and sometimes grumpy because, without fail, my best ideas and creative bursts come late at night, keeping me up late and without rest. Not being a…

February 2, 2019
Featured Food Parenting

Setting Healthy Postpartum Goals

I’ve given myself a lot of grace this pregnancy including naps on-demand, not picking up the house when my body just didn’t want to seem to let me, and eating whatever I want (so long as it was baby-safe). I figured that my body…

January 24, 2019
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3 Steps to Relax with Your Spouse at Home

I don’t know about your family’s schedule, but Saturdays are just as chaotic as the work week. It isn’t until we hit Sunday that I truly feel like I can hit pause and fall off the radar for awhile. For most of our relationship…

January 19, 2019
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Pregnancy #2 Diary: Update at 32 Weeks

I’m doing something a bit different today than I usually do and I’ll be sharing some personal details of pregnancy #2! I entertained the idea of doing a weekly or monthly series outlining all the changes I’m going through, but my pregnancy with Fox…

January 15, 2019