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    6 Things You Should Never Say To A New Mom.

    Motherhood is an adventure. One of the first things you’ll learn after being a mom is that people love to give you their two cents. Even if it’s not needed! This post may contain affiliate links. I may receive a small commission if you make a purchase at no cost to you. All opinions are 100% my own. Don’t get me wrong, I know most people mean well. Which is why I’m writing this blog post; after reading this you’ll have no excuse not to know any better. Is your baby “doing some wild milestone that is shouldn’t even be doing yet?” My baby “did this wild milestone at that age!!” via…

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    Simple Way to Develop Your Toddler’s Speech

    One of the most exciting things is when your toddler says their first word. It could be mama, dog, ball; no matter what it is you’ll be over the moon! Before you know they’ll be running around saying all kinds of things. Keep in mind that all children are NOT the same and some’s speech develop at different rates than others. This is perfectly normal and shouldn’t be cause for concern. Always be sure to bring up any speech concerns to your pediatrician! My son is 18 months old an already has such a huge vocabulary. It amazes people and even I’m surprised by the words he says sometimes. I give…

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    Anxiety? Quick ways to calm down.

    Anxiety is real and ugly. It comes at the most unpredictable times. It’s so hard to explain yet so easy to become consumed by. Anxiety is different for everyone some people suffer from anxiety for years before they realize exactly what it is. Check out this post on 9 Things You Didn’t Know Anxiety Could Look Like I’ve always been an anxious kid. I deemed myself a “scaredy cat” of the group. It wasn’t that I was scared per say more like I over thought every single thing about every action and if one of the results could end in something bad; I wanted no part in it. What can you…

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    Embracing the Journey of being Laid Off

    Sometimes when life hits; it hits you hard. Being laid off is something I never thought would happen to me. I took this picture a couple of months back while working my 8-5. I worked in the oil & gas field as an administrative assistant. Although I loved my company and co-workers deep down I knew it wasn’t enough for me. Especially when work started to slow down. I was unfulfilled and needing so much more. I would never be brave enough to quit. Having a toddler and family to help support there would be no way. Then it happened, I was laid off. It wasn’t a complete shock. I can’t…

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    Maternity Clothes- What you really NEED

    So you’ve reached that point in your pregnancy. Everything is getting tight and uncomfortable. Even your biggest T-shirt’s don’t fit how they used to. You’ve been putting off buying maternity clothes but it’s that time. *This post contains affiliate links. I may receive a small commission at no cost to you. These opinions are still 100% my own* What should I buy? Maternity wear can be difficult. You may not have unlimited options in stores. My hometown only has a Target that you can buy Maternity wear from. While Target does have some essentials, you can get a lot if your Maternity goods online! MomeWear has a wonderful post about…