Before I became a mom in September, I didn't know much about the world of motherhood or babies. I imagined it as a place where you didn't sleep for a few weeks (and then everything buffed out and the sleepless...
Teething. Please Pass the Wine. You would think that by baby #4, I would be an expert on teething, but I still feel like I don’t have a clue as to what I am doing. I still Google way too...
Dear crib, Today you moved on to hold another family’s baby, just like you held all of ours until they grew too big for your rhetorical lap. As a result, our home is now crib-free for the first time in...
Mom confession: I hate breastfeeding, and I can't wait for the day that it's over. When my first baby was born, I didn’t cry with joy like I’d expected. Everyone else did, but I was just relieved that birth was...
Dr. Phillips and Windermere Florida When we moved to Orlando 9 years ago there was only one place we wanted to be: the Dr. Phillips and Windermere, Florida area. My husband's aunt and uncle have lived here for over 30...
  Last September, with a pounding heart, I smuggled a mason jar filled with a urine sample into my purse. My husband had just woken up, his eyes swollen from too little sleep and red, from yet another long night...
Out of all the things on your post-baby to-do list, birth announcements may not be at the top of the list, but that’s probably because the task sounds a little overwhelming during such a crazy time. However, that doesn’t...
Business travel and little kids generally don't mix, but when you win an all expenses paid trip to New York City, business travel and little kids is a MUST! Initially, I was in denial that I won this trip! Such...
I have a PASSION for sleep. So much so, I help families get the rest that they need as a Sleep Consultant. One topic that comes up often is how to vacation without totally messing up your little one's...
Dear Outside World, We are doing well, aside from the fact that I could not tell you what day of the week it is, although I do know it is 6:53 AM. We, my sweet boy and I, have been...
Here’s a fact for you: the average baby will go through 3000 disposable diapers in one year. Think about that for a second. Now, here’s another fact: the average baby will go through… wait for it… 15 cloth diapers in one year. Amazing,...
I'm sure you've noticed the news reports over the past couple of years…..”baby (or child) left in hot car and dies”. This headline has become more and more of an everyday headline than ever before. The statistic is 37...
Updated December 2018 As Central Florida moms, we have a little thing in our backyard called the Walt Disney World Resort. I mean, how lucky are we that we're all neighbors to the most magical place on Earth, and can...
Officially, Lactation Professionals go by a handful of different titles. IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor), Lactation Educator, and Lactation Specialist are a few of the most common titles you'll come across in the US. Unofficially,...
​ Do you obsess about milestones and when your child should be doing something? As a mom of two teens, I’d like to offer this advice to moms of littles. Stop. Stop worrying. Don’t compare your own child's “firsts” to your friends’...

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