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Posts by Nicolle

How to Prepare for Breastfeeding Before Your Baby Arrives

Currently expecting and hoping to breastfeed your precious new baby? In search of all the best tips and tricks to help you prepare for breastfeeding? Breastfeeding has SO many benefits for both mom and baby. The properties of your breast milk can change to exactly what your baby needs at that time and also provides…

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Toddler Mom Hacks to Save Your Sanity

Toddlerhood is such a joyous, but tricky time.  Your adorable toddler is starting to talk, become more independent, and explore the world on a whole new level.  But with that comes a whole lot of messes, tantrums, and stress.  Luckily, there are several hacks out there to help us parents out!  *This post contains affiliate…

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Tough Baby Boy Names That Have a Strong Meaning

Hoping to pick some names out before your little guy makes his big arrival? Looking for tough boy names that suggest strength and power?  Picking a name out is one of the biggest decisions you’ll make during (or right after) your pregnancy. I mean, your little guy will have to live with that name forever…

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Short, Sweet, and Unique Baby Girl Names (And Their Meanings)

In search of short and sweet baby girl names, but looking for something that’s a little more special and unique?  You’ve come to the right place!  Listed below are 25 short, sweet, and unique names for baby girls.   25 Short, Sweet, and Unique Baby Girl Names 1. Ada Ada is such a beautiful, classic…

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Natural Remedies for Your Baby’s Acid Reflux

Are you frantic about your baby’s screaming and constant spit-up? Worried that your baby might be suffering from infant acid reflux and hoping to find some natural home remedies to help soothe your baby without meds? Acid reflux is fairly common in babies, particularly in preemies. However, it’s heartbreaking having to watch your baby in…

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Life-Saving Tips for Working at Home with a Baby

*This is a guest post written by Melissa Warren.   Are you a new work-at-home mom struggling to find the time to work and take care of your baby? Has your baby been getting in the way of your work time more lately? Maybe your baby used to be fine playing on his own while…

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How to Be a Better Mom to Your Toddler

Have you been feeling down about yourself as a parent lately? Looking for ways to help you be the best mom you possibly can be for your toddler?  First of all, I’m sure you’re doing great mama. I mean, the fact that you’re searching for ways to help you improve as a parent already makes…

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21 Last-Minute Things to Do Before Baby Arrives

Getting closer and closer to your due date and wondering what all you should be doing to prepare for your baby to arrive? You’ve taken the birthing and newborn care classes, the nursery is all painted and ready to go, and you’re stocked up on diapers, wipes, and baby stuff galore. But, now it’s crunch…

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Toddler Playroom Ideas You Won’t Want to Miss

Looking to design a playroom for your toddler? In search of all the best ideas to keep your toddler busy, engaged, and learning?  We’re on the verge of moving soon, so I’ve been spending (too much) time looking for ideas for the kids’ new playroom.  Needless to say, I’ve come across some pretty darn neat…

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Fun & Easy Toddler Painting Ideas

In search of fun and simple painting projects to do with your toddler?  You’ve come to the right place.  My toddler girl LOVES to paint. She’d seriously paint all day if I let her. But in order to keep things interesting, we often try out new objects and canvases to paint with. And lately, we’ve…

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