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It’s Okay Not to Be Okay

It’s Okay Not to Be Okay

I want my daughter to grow up knowing that not being okay is okay. Being a parent is hard, even heartbreaking at times. My daughter is only 2 (almost) and it has been the hardest “job” I’ve ever had. It’s 24 hours a day 7 […]

Why We Chose Baby Led Weaning

Why We Chose Baby Led Weaning

I always knew I wanted to breastfeed. I grew up with a mom who was an Internationally Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) so there was never any question. What I didn’t think about before I had a baby was what you fed them when they […]

6 Reasons Gardening with Your Kids is Beneficial

6 Reasons Gardening with Your Kids is Beneficial

Last summer I tried “gardening”, which to me was buying a hanging flower pot and promptly killing it. Then my mom bought me another one. I killed that one too. So this summer everyone was a little skeptical about the idea of me spending money […]

Simple Tips to Engage with Your Child

Simple Tips to Engage with Your Child

As I sat next to my almost 21 month old daughter the other morning trying to convince her to pick up the 5 puzzles she had dumped on the floor I realized that I was losing patience quickly. I wanted so badly to pick up […]