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On Baby Sleep, Sanity, and Selfishness

On Baby Sleep, Sanity, and Selfishness

Dear New Mama, You just read the 2016 AAP safe sleep guidelines that encourage parents to roomshare with baby for “ideally” one year. Understandably, this causes conflicted thoughts and emotions—because you want your room back. Hear this—even if you are a “by the book” rule follower like me. Please hear this . . . You are not selfish if you decide to have your […]

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Best Freebies for New Parents

I’m the queen of finding a good deal—and I didn’t want to change my ways just because I had a baby. Their stuff can be expensive! Good thing there are plenty of samples out there, right? And guess what? It turns out you don’t need a whole lot either. In order to determine what you do […]

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6 Great Fall Family Feasts | http://nashville.citymomsblog.com

6 Great Fall Family Feasts

One of the best parts of beginning a new season is the opportunity to adapt your everyday eats to the bounty of that season. To me, fall means apples and pumpkins and comfort (read: cheeeeese). Mmm! It’s always a challenge to decide what new recipes we should try, so today you can skip visiting Pinterest (at least for […]

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Loss in Motherhood

Loss in Motherhood

I have only been a mama for a short while, but I’ve already learned what I suspected to be true: motherhood is hard. Early motherhood and the newborn daze (days? Either works, I suppose.) is hard because of the usual suspects: sleep deprivation, challenges feeding the baby (no matter your method), worry, endless decisions, and […]

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