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How I Increased My Milk Supply in Less Than a Week

Boosting my milk supply 8 months postpartum Tips for how I increased my milk supply in less than a week I’m not one to give up on a goal. This is something many people know about me. No matter what it is, I’m very determined to fulfill what I set out to do. With my second child, I wanted to accomplish the same as I did with Jude. I wanted to continue our breastfeeding journey for (at least) one year. However, once Hattie turned 8 months and was doing very well with BLW (baby led weaning…

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Capturing Milestones with Frequent Photography

How to capture your children’s milestones with photography… I have always been a strong advocate for getting pictures made, especially of my children. While I’m not huge into the posed newborn shots, especially since mama likes her sleep and I don’t want to deal with spending hours possibly making my new baby upset – I just use my SLR to take some shots and call it a day… I AM big on capturing all the rest. When Jude was 6 months old, we took family pictures for our Christmas cards. As he…

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6 Baby Registry Items You Really Don’t Need

6 Baby Registry Items You Really Don’t Need I know it’s tempting to put ALL.THE.THING. on your baby registry, but remember, some of these things you don’t actually need and you’d be better off getting other goodies from your friends and fam. These are 6 items I left off my baby registry because I really didn’t need them, and you don’t either! Do you agree with these baby registry items you don’t need? Wipes Warmer – I know it’s tempting to cater to your newborn…

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The 10 Postpartum Items You Absolutely Need

I had no idea what to expect with my first baby, but with my second, I was ON.THE.BALL. when it came to preparing all of my postpartum items. Since having Jude, I discovered the “mom washer” which was a godsend, and many other fun products, but the tried and true were still on my list like maternity leggings and nursing pads. I’m going to write a whole post on breastfeeding essentials, which include a few of these below plus many other fun products, and there will be a post on newborn essentials too. But…

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The Best Ever Lactation Cookie Recipe

This is my favorite lactation cookie recipe, y’all! So, let me start by saying that I once was vegan, but this baby girl made me crave the heck out of cheese and meat. Therefore, I’m trying to get back to my vegan ways, but I’m not entirely vegan… yet. Some of the ingredients in this recipe are vegan, buttttt I use eggs. Sorry. I’m sure there’s something you can do vegan-wise to sub the eggs – maybe applesauce? But I haven’t tried so don’t hate me if you do and they aren…

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