Guest Post: pregnancy with PKU, a dream come true

By | Amanda Cosburn Becoming a mother has been a lifelong dream for me, and one that for a time I never thought would have been possible due to my health. In March 2016, my beautiful and healthy baby Girl, Madelyn came into our world, it was and is a dream come true. Motherhood was […]

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Guest Post: Dear Breastfeeding Mama

By |  Laura Cooper  New breastfeeding moms: you’re doing it right. Sore, milk-spraying-across-the-room, cracked, “are these even mine?” boobs and all: you’re doing it right. A lactation consultant’s help doesn’t mean you’re failing. Pumping when you never thought you would, tube feeding, spoon feeding, supplementing with formula; it doesn’t mean you’re failing. You’re fighting to […]

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20 Things You Might Not Know About Me

This blog post is a part of the ’20 Things You Might Not Know About Me’ Blog Tag started by April from BLACKSBURG BELLE. She began this blog tag experiment to build community among creatives, help us bloggers to connect more and get to know each other better.  If you’d like to participate or want more […]

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A little 2016 reflection and some everyday inspiration

Instead of writing a typical “New Year, New Me” type post, I thought I would share a little bit of a reflection on 2016 and some things that inspire me daily! Well, where do I begin? 2016 was an amazing year and a feel extremely blessed. Early in the year we welcomed a new life […]

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Thoughts in a moment: new motherhood

My take on the beginning of an amazing journey It’s almost 11pm on a Friday night. Baby has finally decided to go to sleep, he really is a good sleeper, just tonight, he needed a little extra love. I sit here writing this as the thoughts of the day fill my head. I am nearly 11 […]

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Bump Day Inspirations

I am new to this whole pregnancy thing but I have joined some pregnancy and mom’s groups that are really informative and the community helps to let me know that what I am experiencing is normal. The ability to speak freely with other pregnant women and mothers  can help to quell fears or just provide […]

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Cross-contamination an issue when handling gluten-free product

This was written a while back but I think because going gluten free is still so trendy, this carries an important message about how serious it can actually be. (Written in 2013) Many restaurants advertise gluten-free products on menu items. While this can be a help to people whose bodies cannot process gluten, these same […]

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