I was a Crunchy Mama Fraud!

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“So what would you like to do with your placenta?” my compassionate Midwife inquired. “Yeah sure I’ll keep that.” I half-heartedly returned. (I heard it was good for you and…stuff…?) “OK then! Where is your ice chest...
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Why I Chose To Formula Feed

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Ok friends, here we go. The big breast - well in my case now very small - debate. I actually don’t want to debate any of you, I am on 4 hours of sleep...
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When Breast Isn’t Best: Breastfeeding Gone Wrong

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BREASTFEEDING. When I hear the word I cringe.  My experience with breastfeeding was extremely difficult.  When my son, Turner, was born I was adamant I would breast feed as long as I could, or...

Attachment Parenting: The Benefit of Touch

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If you didn’t know already, I’m a big advocate of hugging (see my blog post on why hugging is so good for you). So it shouldn’t come as a big surprise that I’m a...

Why I Choose Not To Wear Makeup

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Why I Choose Not To Wear Makeup When I wake up in the morning, my routine is quite simple. I go to the bathroom, brush my teeth and hair, wash my face, and get dressed....

Bloom :: For New & Expectant Moms

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We are excited to present Bloom :: A New and Expectant Mom Brunch Who :: All Austin area mothers (you do not have to be expecting to attend!) What :: A morning of learning, fun, and pampering in celebration of...
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Breastfeeding FOUR Boys: World Breastfeeding Week

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Today marks the end of World Breastfeeding Week and by now you all probably know that August is National Breastfeeding Month. We know there are a lot of reasons why moms choose to or...
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Formula Feeding Guilt

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By now you probably know that August is the month of National Breastfeeding and this week {August 1-7} is World Breastfeeding Week. We have been sharing breastfeeding stories, encouragement, battles, and ways to make...
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A New Mom’s Guide to Pumping On-the-Go

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Breast pumping on-the-go, even with baby, is life for me. Beach trip? Take the pump. Work trip? Take the pump. Road trip? Take the pump. Day trip? Take the pump. See, I’m an exclusive...

5 Must-Have Items to Pack in Your Hospital Bag

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Sponsored By: Special Addition 5 Must-Have Items to Pack in Your Hospital Bag I have 3 kiddos under the age of 4, so life feels busy. Super busy. But, having three kids gives you some perspective, you...