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    Advice I’d Share With Myself As A New Mom

    I came across a note from a year ago on my phone. It had a list of things I had written down that I wanted to remember if I had the opportunity to have another child. I read through it and thought it may really help a new Mom, so I wanted to share. I called it “Notes To Myself.” SLEEPNo matter how hard you try to conquer baby and toddler sleep, there will be phases that are hard. Relax and follow your gut instead of google. Stop stressing so much and go to bed early instead of staying up. I know “you time” is tempting, but sleep is vital.…

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    10 Toddler Hacks Every First Time Parent Needs To Hear

    Some days I’ll think to myself, wow, I’m doing pretty good at this parenting thing and other days I’m running for the door as soon as my husband gets off of work. I know most Mom’s understand this feeling–especially if you have toddlers that have started throwing tantrums. My son is almost 3 and around 2.5 he started going through those developmental changes of wanting to “test Mom and Dad.” I’ve learned that as you go through different stages, there are different tips and hacks that can help make your life so much easier. Here are some of my favorite parenting hacks for the toddler stage. As you read through these,…

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    Baby Registry Must-Haves

    There are SO many options when it comes to all of the latest baby gear and things you “need”. As an expecting new mom, or even someone shopping for an expecting mama, it can feel overwhelming sifting through all of the stuff online. Here are my top 10 favorite must-haves that were great quality and the things that actually got used a ton (besides the typical nursery furniture, diapers, wipes, bottles, etc.). All the links for the items are in the titles. TRIED AND TRUE PRODUCTS Hatch Rest Sound Machine—This thing is one of our top used items from day 1. We still use it every single day. It is…