I know dealing with infertility can be a very stressful thing. I know this first hand. Nothing about it is easy. But, I will say, educating yourself and preparing yourself as much as you can will help ease the amount of stress you will be going through. If you are about to head down your first journey with infertility treatments, there is so much to know, so much to learn and you will probably have so many questions. If you’re looking to find out what to expect at your initial infertility consultation, you’re at the right spot!
Do you struggle at meal time to keep your household together? Does your Toddler love to toss food and their plates, cups and utensils on the floor? Find out what we tried that has helped bring sanity back to our meal time. Once Caroline hit one year old it was like she developed an extra independent gene or something. It was like the week after she turned one she had to do EVERYTHING herself. She wanted to do things herself before but she it wasn’t a struggle when mommy said no, let mommy do it, or let mommy help. One thing we had been working on way before she turned one was feeding herself. Obviously, that’s a vital skill to learn. She has become a master of the pincer grip, full face smashing of the food into the mouth and is an expert in feeding the dog from her high chair. Okay, okay, in all reality, she can feed herself with her hands very well. She has great hand, eye, mouth coordination. She has a good gag reflex if she tries to fill up her cheeks too much and swallow it all at once and I don’t catch her.
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Are you looking for maternity clothing for this chilly winter season? I have found quite a few ideas to share with you here! I know some people have a hard time justifying spending the money on clothing “just to be used while pregnant”. I COMPLETELY UNDERSTAND that. I get it so much that I didn’t want to do it either. So, I decided that I would find cute maternity clothing, but, it had to be FUNCTIONAL. It had to last me more than just the time I was pregnant. I had to find clothing items that I could wear after I was pregnant. If I could wear it for more than just a short period of time, then it was justifiable – by me at least. [Read more…]
Today we are excited to broaden our topics a little to include some parenting advice for your much older children! If you have high school kids getting ready to go off to college, you can’t miss out on these tips to help prepare them for going off to college. We have this lovely guest post from Zara Lewis. She is a regular contributor at highstylife.com, a traveler and a mother of two. Originally from Chicago, she found her place in the sun in Perth, Australia. Passionate about spreading the word about fantastic places to visit and creating a better world for the generations to come.
Breastfeeding can be a daunting task for new mothers. There are so many pros to it and very few cons. It is a huge money saver with a newborn and is extremely good for infant nutrition. If you’d like to find out some tips on how to start breastfeeding off on the right foot, check out our post we have. It is written by a guest author and she was kind enough to share her tips and the things she learned from her breastfeeding journey and the mistakes she learned from along the way.
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If you can’t tell by now, I seriously love and fully support baby wearing, at all appropriate ages. We have been through quite a few carries and I am still extremely excited to share with you this new one that we have been trying out. It has received amazing reviews from many mommy friends of mine. If you check it out online, you’ll find the same thing all over the place- it was well loved!
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