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Lactation Boosting Breakfast Bars

Mornings can be hectic and rushed whether you're a mom or not, and it's easy to skip the most important meal of the day. These healthy breakfast bars are super easy to grab while you run out the door or scarf down while you're breastfeeding your baby, or if you have more time you can [...]

By | 2018-05-25T21:00:14+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Baby, Food, Happy, Nutrition, Vegetarian|0 Comments

Vanilla Chia Pudding With Berries and a Fruit and Nut Breakfast Bars

I fell in love with chia pudding the first time I had it, then proceeded to completely forget about it until I came across it again. A few weeks ago I stumbled across @megs.veganlife's chia pudding recipe on Instagram and rediscovered my love for it.  Now that I'm eating dairy free I've found it hard to [...]

By | 2018-05-25T20:56:38+00:00 May 25th, 2018|Food, Happy, Nutrition|0 Comments

Peanut Butter Chocolate Covered Pretzels

Warning these chocolate peanut butter covered pretzels are highly addictive!! After I discovered just how easy they are to make I began making them whenever I felt like a sweet treat, and now I've been making them a couple times a week! They have the perfect balance of sweet and salty making them an ideal [...]

By | 2018-05-18T11:49:11+00:00 May 19th, 2018|Food, Happy|6 Comments

Mom Self Care – 5 tips to help you take care of you during the 4th trimester

Congratulations! You've welcomed your new baby into this world and brought your little bundle home. By now you may feel exhausted from long nights and learning how to care for your baby. Parenting is hard work and newborns can take everything out of you which makes it so important to fill up your tank with [...]

By | 2018-05-16T08:36:49+00:00 May 16th, 2018|Baby, Happy, Self Care|4 Comments

The First 3 Months of Motherhood

As I mentioned in my previous post about dealing with colic during the first 3 months of motherhood, I want to share about my overall experience with new motherhood during those early months, but had so much to say that I wasn't quite sure how to organize it all. The reason I share about these things [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:33:06+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|0 Comments

The First 3 Months of Motherhood – The Battle For Sleep

As with most parents sleep was a big struggle for us, and something I became quite controlling about. In the really early days, it could take hours to get him to go down to sleep at night only for him to wake up 2-3 hours later and be inconsolable with bad gas which would take [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:43:18+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|1 Comment

How to Get a Baby to Sleep – 7 Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

Figuring out how to get a baby to sleep is hard work! When you're a FTM you're completely exhausted and barely have any idea of what to do. I did what I could to survive and get my baby to sleep, which at times is all you can really do, but as I learned more [...]

By | 2018-05-14T14:48:03+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|5 Comments

Breastfeeding Tips – 5 Tips to Help You Breastfeed Successfully

From my experience, I can tell you that breastfeeding is hard, but personally, I find it to be so worth it and truly rewarding. Breastfeeding isn't for everyone and there are no judgments if it isn't for you, but the fact that you're reading this tells me you want to give yourself the best chance for [...]

By | 2018-05-25T15:03:03+00:00 May 9th, 2018|Baby, Happy|5 Comments

The First 3 Months of Motherhood – Breastfeeding is Hard

The secret thing that no one tells you about until you're very late in your pregnancy or starting to struggle with it yourself, is that breastfeeding is really hard. It's extremely rare that a newborn baby will squirm up to your boob, pop themselves on, and began to drink back that delicious milk with little to [...]

By | 2018-05-14T19:27:49+00:00 May 8th, 2018|Baby, Happy|1 Comment