The Breastfeeding Toddler: Got a problem with it?

Breastfeeding Toddler

Let me clear a few things before you say “did she really just say that?” Breastfeeding is an extremely personal decision. What you feel is the best choice for you and your child is way more important than trying to keep up with the social norm or in this case, going against the social norm. While we all should know that “breast is best”, there are LOTS of times when it just doesn’t work out, and that’s okay. I am not here to push you into extended breastfeeding, nor judge you if you chose not to. I am simply here to provide support, facts, humor and encouragement in your nursing journey.

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Mama Blog Monday Link Up #4

Hey Mamas! I am so excited to have you back! If you are new, welcome!

I can’t wait to see all of our link ups today! Thank you all for being a part of this great community of mommies!

Just wanted to let you know what I’ve been up to this week. I am 24 weeks pregnant now! I cannot believe it, the time has gone by so fast. I am pleased to announce that we will having another baby boy to our family. I’m super happy about it as I love my boys and cannot wait for another little mama’s boy. Thanks again for coming to the party! Let’s get started.

 

 

What is a link up party?

This link up party is a place for other mom bloggers to come and drop a link to some recent or popular blog posts. Any posts that are related to mommy-hood are welcome. This includes recipes, tips, DIY projects, or parenting advice. While you are here please look around at other blog posts and leave some love for other mommy bloggers!

Each week I will feature the (3) most clicked posts from the previous week. These posts will get extra shares on our Pinterest Group Boards (follow our originator, Imperfectly Perfect Mama HERE and email me HERE if you would like to be a contributor), Twitter, Instagram, Facebook Page, and e-mail reminder.

Sign up here to receive an email reminder to link up each Monday. You will also see the features from the previous week! Be sure to sign up in case you are featured!

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11 Creative First Day of School Photo Ideas That You’ll Love

First Day of School Photo Ideas

DIY First Day of School Photo Ideas

It’s back to school time and it’s a new realm for me! I’ll officially be a preschool mama. I’m slightly excited that I get to be creative with routine, organization, and documenting my kids’ first moments of school. Optimus Prime, my 4-year-old, will be starting preschool in the next few weeks and part of me wants to roll up in a ball and just cry that he is growing up so fast. It felt like not too long ago, he was learning to crawl. Now, he’s learning to read, can do simple math, and is the wittiest kid I know. Waaa! Okay off my emotional pregnant mommy tangent. In this post, I’ve managed to put together a list of 11 awesome first day of school photo ideas for you!

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Mama Blog Link Up Party #3

Hey Mamas! Welcome to the Mama Blog Monday Link Up Party! Shout out to those mamas who have linked up with us before! To those of you who are new, we are so happy to have you! Please read below to see how our link up party works!

 What is a link up party?

This link up party is a place for other mom bloggers to come and drop a link to some recent or popular blog posts. Any posts that are related to mommy-hood are welcome. This includes recipes, tips, DIY projects, or parenting advice. While you are here please look around at other blog posts and leave some love for other mommy bloggers!

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Surviving Your First Trimester: Pregnancy Tips and Tricks

Surviving your first trimester

Tips and Tricks to Surviving Your First Trimester of Pregnancy with Kids

First of all, CONGRATULATIONS mama! Welcoming a new edition to the family is beautiful thing. Our bodies are amazing and go through so many changes. If you’ve done this before, you’re probably thinking that you’d be used to the symptoms. But even if this isn’t your first rodeo, I guarantee you’ll come across something new. If this is your first pregnancy, you probably have TONS of questions. This will be my fourth time going through the first trimester and I’ve been taking notes for you. So grab a comfy seat and enjoy!

The first trimester of pregnancy can be so difficult in itself. Full of highs and lows, symptoms can range from nausea to extreme fatigue to constipation, heartburn and indigestion. I mean, the list can go on and on amiright? Finding ways to deal with all of these unwanted symptoms can be difficult, especially if you have other children to tend to. I have put together a list of pregnancy must-haves and must-dos that will help you in surviving your first trimester because, mama, I’ve been there and I feel you.

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