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Stay at Home Mom – Keeping a Sense of You

It’s entirely too easy to lose yourself in motherhood when you’re a stay at home mom. You’ve entered into a whole new world full of diapers, bottles, tiny clothes and new responsibilities. The first few months of baby’s life are very demanding as you both adjust to this new world together. But before you morph [...]

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The Journaling Mom

Writing down your feelings on a regular basis is a great way to relieve tension and anxiety. Sometimes it’s almost as if the thoughts transfer themselves from mind to paper so that the mind may rest. Journaling for your baby is also a very intimate way to keep a baby book. The words are from [...]

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How to Soothe a Crying Baby

Every parent has been there. Wondering what went horribly wrong when a once sleeping beauty turns into a screaming force to be reckoned with is enough to rattle the nerves of even the most experienced care giver. My mother used to say, “Birds fly and babies cry.” She wasn’t kidding. Understanding the normalcy of a [...]

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When Mom is Sick

As if taking care of an infant with a cold wasn’t tricky enough, finding a way to bring yourself back to health while tending to a little one may seem impossible. There are a few ways to sneak in some relaxing moments though, provided you’ve got the essentials. Before the cold season hits, take stock [...]

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Alternate Uses for Otherwise Thrown Away Packaging

If you’re using disposable diapers then you’ve probably sent countless empty wipes containers and diaper boxes to the recycle bin on trash day. Or maybe you’ve just redecorated baby’s room and have some empty plastic zipper bags from the new window treatments and bedding. There are always those teensy tiny diapers and baby clothes that [...]

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Meditation to Soothe a Stay At Home Mom’s Soul

If the time arises when you’re quietly holding your content infant in your arms and can’t help but feel a sense of love and peace surround you both, take advantage of this moment with a quick meditation that may benefit you both. Safety is first. Be sure that there is no way your baby can [...]

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