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Traveling with Baby-The Basics

Before my son turned 6 months old, I had traveled alone with him several times. When my son Malachi turned 3-months old, we geared up for my first trip to visit my parents. It was not a close destination in any way. With the flight being more than 5 hours+ and a layover, we ended up traveling for close to 7 hours. With a 3-month old it was a adventure for sure, but it most certainly can be done. I promise that traveling with your little one can be scary, but it certainly is nothing to be  ...

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Featured, Motherhood

Six Lessons in Six Months

Dear Mama, This is the letter is the one I wish I had 6 months ago. A little something would remind me when I was at my most exhausted, that I will make it through what seems like a very long season. So Mama, Congratulations! You had a baby! The plan you had laid out on how you had planned to birth and where, was exactly 360 compared to what actually happened, but you did it! You birthed your tiny preemie a whole month+ early. He will sleep through a bomb going off, but just a heads up he  ...

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Featured, Lifestyle, Recipes

How to Make the Perfect Muffins

Baking can be a simple process when done correctly. However I have learned that cupcakes or muffins can be easily messed up when even one error has been made. I’m giving you my top tips to mastering muffins every time. I pride myself on being a good baker. Mainly because my mother had me in the kitchen as soon as I could hold a spoon and lick the dough. (Thank you mom!) Yet cookies, muffins, and bread are a trickier thing to bake. How long should I let it stay in the oven? Do I test  ...

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Monday Round Up: Fall Essentials

While some links in this post contain affiliate links (which means I may receive a commission if you make a purchase) all opinions are my own. Thanks so much for supporting me! To learn more, check out my Disclosure and Policy.   It’s officially Fall. Which means almost every woman is pulling out her booties from the closet and draping herself in all her over sized sweaters and tucking away her summer shorts and tees.  Yet here in the Midwest it has scarcely felt like fall. So  ...

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