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Eggs and the Kiddie: My Adventures with Infertility

Oct 15 2017 0 Comments Tags: Carey's Musings, Eggs and the Kiddie

MY ADVENTURES WITH INFERTILITY As October is Pregnancy and Infant Loss Awareness Month, I thought I should share my story. My mom always said she got pregnant the minute she decided she wanted to have a child. So naturally I just assumed it would be as easy peasy for me. I apparently failed to factor in PCOS, stress, age and probably a myriad of other issues I am forgetting about right now. Sometimes being a woman sucks but don’t worry folks, this story has a happy ending! Read on to learn about my 7-year journey to becoming a mom. I...

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Tips for the Breastfeeding Mama Returning to Work

Oct 01 2017 0 Comments Tags: Jenny's Musings

PUMPING AT WORK MADE EASY: YOUR BACK-TO-WORK CHECKLIST FOR PUMPING SUCCESS Are you a career mama who’s also committed to breastfeeding? While there are legal protections and innovative products to help you when you return to work, that doesn’t mean you won’t have some trepidation about what it will be like when you’re back at the office and have to disappear to pump on the regular. If you’re getting ready to return to work and are wondering how to best prepare, check out this guide from Mom Loves Best to make your transition back as smooth as possible.   During...

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4 Tips for New Moms

Sep 01 2017 0 Comments Tags: Carey's Musings

THE NEW MOM’S GUIDE TO STAYING SANE Hooter Holster was recently recommended by an awesome Mommy Blogger as a #1 must have for new moms. We absolutely agree! But it got me thinking of my own list of tips as a first time mom. Read on for my thoughts and I’d love to hear your ideas as well!I love reading about the creative hacks and tips that are available all over the interwebs. There are some seriously ingenious parents out there! So, I have given this a lot of thought and here are my 4 tips for first time moms...

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8 Ways to Pamper a New Mom

Aug 01 2017 0 Comments Tags: Carey's Musings

As exciting as it is to become a new mom, it is just as exhausting as it is exhilarating. New moms are embracing a completely different lifestyle, and it is not always an easy adjustment. So if your sister, daughter, niece, friend, or even a coworker is a new mom, she may need some help. We have plenty of suggestions for how to spoil her, and trust us; she will greatly appreciate it. Here are 8 great ways to pamper a new mom: Offer a few hours of free babysitting so she can get out of the house.Since her newborn...

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7 Tips for the Masterful Mompreneur

May 15 2017 0 Comments Tags: Carey's Musings

HACKS FOR ALL ENTREPRENEUR MOMS Entrepreneur + Mom = Mompreneur. Not busy enough with kids? Start a business…or vice versa. All mompreneurs know that they have more than one “baby” in their lives. The business they created and the child (or children) they are raising. Unfortunately, both fight for attention in different – and maybe even the same – ways. Both “babies” need and deserve attention, and for mompreneurs, it can be tough to choose the right time to give each one their undivided attention. From one mompreneur to another, here are my 7 tips for becoming a masterful mompreneur....

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