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November 21, 2019

You’re planning on breastfeeding when your baby arrives. What do you need to do before hand?

Be sure you are fully educated on what it takes to breastfeed. Hydration, patience and support from your partner, pediatrician and family is paramount. Talk with your partner ab...

August 18, 2019

I am all about being able to nurse comfortably. I don’t have any of my own children (yet) but plan on nursing. I consider myself an ally to those who choose to nurse.

June 3, 2019

I seem to have a thing for roasted veggie soups. But who cares really? They are delicious and this one you can eat warm of cold. Which makes it a wonderful option no matter the season. I plan on adding it to my menu of options for my postpartum doula clients. The recip...

August 13, 2018

Something I have encountered in first time parents is their confusion on what they Need to get for baby, what they may Want to get for baby and what is unnecessary for baby. A lot of the products out there today are luxury items that are not essentials. Don’t always be...

August 5, 2018

I was house sitting this weekend and wanted to make something new for dinner. C had joined me for dinner since we had only seen each other for a few hours. Usually whipping together a recipe is up his alley. But I wanted to try my hand. I settled on a chicken dish with...

August 5, 2018

I love getting outside. I love getting kids outside even more. Something about fresh air and open space gets the kids energy up, and out. Unless it is absolutely freezing or sweltering I try to get outside for a little bit everyday. I recently watched a young girl for...

June 6, 2018

Have you ever woken up and had the realization that the weather wasn’t going to cooperate with your plans? It’s too hot, wet, cold or unpredictable to go for that nature scavenger hunt you had planned. I’m pretty sure we’ve all been there. Trying to scramble for someth...

May 10, 2018

One of the questions that gets asked in a nanny/parent interview is “What is your style of discipline?” It’s something that should be asked and thought about prior to going into the interview process. This is something that has to be consistent between the adults in a...

May 2, 2018

Something I am often asked by parents I work for is how I get the kids to fall asleep. Whether it’s for nap or bedtime. I am going to go through the routine I use so you can use what you like and get your tiny humans to sleep. I do my utmost to make sure that the child...

April 3, 2018

Something I've discovered over the last year or so is that I truly enjoy cooking. Clean-up? Not so much. But being able to mix, stir, pour and cook things makes me happy. My apartment smelling amazing afterwards is an even bigger bonus! Lately I've been home enough tha...

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