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5 Tips for Organizing Your Nursery

5 Tips for Organizing Your Nursery

Photo by Teresa Earnest Photography.   Hi mamas! My name is Kate and I’m the Owner + Lead Organizer for Orchid Organizing here in Savannah, GA. Although, I only have a furry daughter myself, we often organize for new moms and expecting moms, too! Candace was so sweet to ask for my advice on how to create a nursery that’s both useful and organized. So, here are 5 helpful tips for organizing your nursery: 1. Set the room up from bottom to top. This may seem like a no-brainer but your baby is small and they start their lives living...

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Expectations: Breastfeeding and the New Mom

Expectations: Breastfeeding and the New Mom

Written by Christina Flaherty, a Doula and Certified Lactation Specialist. When I meet with pregnant women at their prenatal doula meetings, I often get asked, “What can I do to prepare for breastfeeding my baby?”  Often times, women have preconceived notions of what breastfeeding will be like from watching friends or family members.  Maybe they have heard how wonderful it is to bond with your baby or how inexpensive breastfeeding is or maybe they have even heard horror stories about mastitis or thrush.  Every woman brings her own unique perceptions of what to expect in the first few days and...

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When you plan an Insta-worthy life but end up in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy

When you plan an Insta-worthy life but end up in an episode of Grey’s Anatomy

It’s no secret that social media has changed the way we perceive our lives. I am so guilty of gushing over how perfect the lives of others seem through the screen. I was well on the way to my very own picture perfect family when life stopped in its tracks. My whole world fell apart during a season (this season) when everyone is celebrating, cheerful, and thankful. I became an island of secret sadness and grief; a zombie amongst the Christmas elves. When my son was a newborn, the beloved holidays turned on me and became only painful reminders. My...

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A Halloween Birth Story

A Halloween Birth Story

I treated my pregnancy as though I was in the back seat, along for the ride. The entire process was a new adventure, or this is how I chose to look at it instead of being terrified. For those of you who don’t know me I’m someone who usually faints at the discussion of medical procedures. If there is blood being drawn or a shot in sight, forget it, good bye, I’m out. I was even known to pass out and have seizures from a simple shot. But my baby gave me strength to overcome these fears. I knew I...

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Cut Your Grocery Spending in Half: Monthly Meal Planning

Cut Your Grocery Spending in Half: Monthly Meal Planning

Pictured: Moss & Marsh Shopping Cart Cover   Who likes grocery shopping every week? Last month I was sitting down to decide what meals to make that week and create my grocery list. Then I thought, what if I planned meals for the month? So, I took fifteen extra minutes, a calendar and got to work. Now, I’m in my second month of monthly meal planning and I can’t wait to share all the benefits with you. I cut my grocery spending in half and here’s why: Buy in bulk, spend less. Less time grocery shopping. Less impulse buying. Think...

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