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A Cleft Lip At The Ultrasound – Our Birth Defect Story

One of the scariest days of my life was right around this time (Thanksgiving) three years ago. I was pregnant with my second child, and we had our anatomy scan which revealed a cleft lip at the ultrasound. I knew so little about cleft lips. I remember watching infomercials for Operation Smile or something similar late at night as a child. I associated cleft lips …

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How To Deal With Toddler Tantrums – Strategies That Actually Work

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. If you’re here, chances are you want to learn new ways for how to deal with toddler tantrums because what you have been doing so far hasn’t been working. I have dealt with my fair share …

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Stay At Home Mom Vs Working Mom – How To Decide What’s Best For Your Family

“The natural state of motherhood is unselfishness.” – Jessica Lange I love that quote because it is so true, and unfortunately when it comes to the stay at home mom vs working mom debate, the word “selfish” gets thrown around WAY. TOO. MUCH. Sometimes the accusation of selfishness comes from others, but sometimes it’s our own feelings and “mom guilt” that bog us down. I have …

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Ways To Make Money As A Stay At Home Mom: Change Your Financial Future!

This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a commission at no extra cost to you if you purchase after clicking a link. All opinions are my own. A little over a year ago, my husband and I had about 55k in student loans left to pay off. We had a plan to pay them as aggressively as we could, but it wasn’t …

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How To Limit Screen Time For Kids – Our Story

My oldest son is turning 5 in two days–it feels like yesterday he was just learning to walk and getting into mischief for the first time–I can’t believe how time has flown. As they say, the days are long but the years are short. That’s never felt truer to me. My oldest has asthma, and he really first started getting exposed to the iPad around …

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Lena Cup Review – Ditch Disposable Feminine Products!

This post contains affiliate links which means I may make a commission at no extra cost to you if you make a purchase after clicking one of my links. After having my second baby, I decided to make the move to reusable feminine products. It made sense for many reasons: I wanted to reduce the amount of waste I generate, and I also was motivated …