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Maybe your best…is good enough.

We all know mom guilt is real! I do my best to fight it but I often find myself feeling torn…and far too often I am too hard on myself. A perfect example happened just this week…it was a day both kids (ages 3 &1.5) were home all day and my littlest was sick...like super… Continue reading Maybe your best…is good enough.

Tis A season

Tis a Season Let’s face it kids are notorious for changing the best made plans…and believe it or not sometimes even the magic of Christmas isn’t enough to make all the stars align to have an awesome day. I learned this the hard way! I was SOOOO excited for my daughter’s first Christmas, I had… Continue reading Tis A season

Birth Affirmations for Caesarean

There are a variety of reasons why a baby might be born via C-Section, sometimes this is a last minute change in plans and sometimes a C-Section is the plan from very early on in the pregnancy. In the case of a planned C-Section there is a lot of predictability, you may know months in… Continue reading Birth Affirmations for Caesarean

A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…

I always say everyone’s journey to and through parenthood is different and I pride myself in supporting families on whatever that journey may be…but what does this really mean? This week in particular my discussions with very different families in various stages of their journey has really highlighted what this means and how important it is. Some women’s… Continue reading A Perfectly Imperfect Journey…

It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…

It’s that time of year again.. time to “fall back” and change the clocks. A whole extra hour of glorious sleep... haha just kidding you’re a parent! It’s actually amazing how reliably my youngest wakes up at 5:50am on the dot! So, while the clocks turning back used to mean an extra hour in bed… Continue reading It’s that TIME again; Dealing with the Dreaded Time Change…

Pregnant at Work: Like a BOSS.. even if you don’t feel like it.

Working while pregnant is no joke! It’s really, REALLY hard! Of course there are always exceptions and some people seem to skip around the work place with a little basketball bump feeling awesome. If this is you, congratulations, you are about as rare as a unicorn and honestly A-M-A-Z-I-N-G…I’m both jealous and happy for you.… Continue reading Pregnant at Work: Like a BOSS.. even if you don’t feel like it.

You will always be our first…

You will always be our first.... You find out you are going to be parents again, your little one is going to be a big sister or brother. Your family is growing, it’s a happy and exciting time....so why do you feel so guilty? This is very common when your expecting your second child. Deep… Continue reading You will always be our first…

Welcome to the “Overdue” club..

So you have joined the exclusive club that no one really wants to be a part of…The OVERDUE club. Most people know that a due date is just a guess and only 5% of babies are actually born on their estimated due date but that doesn’t make it any easier when your guess date (that… Continue reading Welcome to the “Overdue” club..

Good latch vs Poor latch?

Do you know the difference between a good latch and a poor latch? The truth is many expectant and even experienced parents don't. A good latch is key to a successful and enjoyable breastfeeding experience. Signs baby is latching properly: •latching onto the entire nipple and most of areola (1 inch or more in mouth)… Continue reading Good latch vs Poor latch?