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Monthly Archives: November 2016

8 Essentials for Calming a Fussy Baby

When we first bring our little bundles of joy home from the hospital sometimes things don’t always go as perfect as we’d hoped.  Having a baby with a gassy stomach makes for many sleepless nights and days spent trying to soothe them.  Recently, my youngest child, Benny, has gone from being a very relaxed baby to being a fussy child with horrible gas. Since I have two other children, a dog…

5 Ways to Teach Gratitude to your Children this Season

The holiday season is the perfect time to teach children of any age about giving back and being thankful for what they have. This year since the kids are getting older, we wanted to kickstart the holiday season by reflecting on some things they’re grateful for, spreading joy to those around us and starting some new traditions. Give back It can be hard to find service options for young children.  One good idea…

We Need to Stop Bottle Shaming Moms

It’s OK to choose not to breastfeed your baby I hate it when people shame mothers for choosing to bottle feed their babies with formula. Especially when the judgement comes straight from other mothers who make it seem like breastfeeding is now the new qualifier for a being a good parent. There’s been a lot of media buzz on breastfeeding in public recently.  This is typically followed by a heavy defense of…

An Open Letter to the Upset Hillary Supporter

Donald Trump won the Presidency. Now Please Get Over it. Dear Hillary supporter, Donald Trump is the 45th president of the United States of America. Let that sink in. The people have spoken and Donald won. That is what this country ultimately chose and we are all in this country together. A lot of us, even some who voted for him, are probably a little nervous right now because this is the first president who…