11 Books to Get Your Toddler Excited About Christmas
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11 Books to Get Your Toddler Excited About Christmas

Use this list of librarian-recommended Christmas books for toddlers to build a Christmas collection for your little one. I slowly closed the book and reached for another, immediately feeling that settling feeling of disappointment. Why are so many Christmas books poorly written? Christmas is a great time to bond with your family, create new traditions,…

Packing Your C-Section Hospital Bag? Here’s Every Item You Can’t Forget

Packing Your C-Section Hospital Bag? Here’s Every Item You Can’t Forget

C-section hospital bag essentials for moms preparing for a scheduled c-section. Everything any mom needs to know about having a c-section, c-section essentials, c-section postpartum essentials, what to wear after a c-section, and c-section recovery essentials. My skin felt like it was on fire. As I gently lifted my belly, I found blisters had formed…

How to Cope with Postpartum Depression + Natural Treatment
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How to Cope with Postpartum Depression + Natural Treatment

Postpartum depression experiences with natural treatment solutions. For new moms who think they may be experiencing symptoms of postpartum depression. As I held my crying newborn for, who knew how many nights in a row, I cried alongside him. It was 1 am and I didn’t know what to do anymore. “I’m sorry, baby. Sorry,…

Make Reading Time Meaningful With These Story Books for 2-year-olds
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Make Reading Time Meaningful With These Story Books for 2-year-olds

Story books for 2-year-olds. A list of books to help make reading time meaningful for you and your 2-year-old. Recommendations from a mom and librarian. As we sat down to read, my 2-year-old kindly handed me a book with the commentary, “you like this one.” I laughed. “Yes, you’re right. I do like this one.”…

Time Management for Moms: Conquer The To-Dos + Gain Time
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Time Management for Moms: Conquer The To-Dos + Gain Time

Time management for busy moms. A quick way to get through your to-dos and gain extra time for what you want to do. After 15 minutes of on-and-off noise from the baby monitor, I dragged myself out of bed. As I stumbled down the hall to my kids’ rooms, I noticed toys strewn across the…

C-section Postpartum Essentials: The 7 Things You Need to Heal
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C-section Postpartum Essentials: The 7 Things You Need to Heal

C-section postpartum essentials for moms who are preparing for a c-section. Grab these 7 things to prepare for postpartum after a c-section. Having a c-section can be lonely. I had one cousin and a friend who’d had a c-section before me. And ended up filtering a lot of my postpartum questions through those two because…

Here’s Every Intricate Detail on What to Wear After a C-section
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Here’s Every Intricate Detail on What to Wear After a C-section

What to wear after a C-Section to stay comfortable and feel confident with a scar, while breastfeeding. The best options for coming home from the hospital, lounging at home, leaving the house, working out, and going back to work. I frantically dug through my hospital bag, looking for one more outfit, hoping that I’d thrown…

Everything You Need to Know as a First-time Mom
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Everything You Need to Know as a First-time Mom

This post contains everything that a first-time mom needs to prepare for her baby. Links and recommendations for daycare, newborn schedules, breastfeeding, pumping, and postpartum depression. Being a first-time mom is life-changing. You have a new person who you are bringing/have brought into the world and things will never be the same. It’s amazing how…