tongue tie

What to Expect When Getting Your Baby’s Tongue-Tie Fixed

If you and your newborn have had any problems nursing, such as pain, a poor latch, or poor weight gain, there’s a good chance that your baby may have a tongue-tie. Tongue-tie is fairly common in infants. My lactation consultant said that in the mothers she visits who are having nursing problems, a very large …

DIY String Light Poles and Planters

If there is one element of decor that gives your backyard a warm and inviting atmosphere for entertainment, it’s string lights. This can be string lights of any kind – canopy lights, fairy lights, edison bulbs, regular Christmas lights – it really doesn’t matter. Any bit of added soft light will elevate your backyard to …

9 Tips for Combatting Morning Sickness

I’m sorry, dear friend, that you have stumbled across this post, because it likely means that you have searched “morning sickness” on Pinterest, which means you are suffering right now! Or, hopefully, you just found out you are pregnant, and you’re trying to be prepared! Yay! Either way, you are probably reading this because you …

How I (finally) Lost the Baby Weight – The FWTFL Program

A quick search on Pinterest of “How to lose baby weight” reveals article after article promising to teach you how to lose the baby weight just six weeks postpartum, to lose weight by drinking lots of protein shakes, or empty promises that the weight will fall right off if you breastfeed. Let it be known …

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My Breastfeeding Story: A raw and honest account of the first few months.

The birth of a baby is one of the defining moments in any woman’s life. One tiny little human has the ability to completely change your view of the world, the way you relate to those around you, and expose so many strengths and weaknesses you never knew were there. When my little precious pie …