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5 Keys to a More Stress-Free Mom Life

5 Keys to a More Stress-Free Mom Life

Today, I have the pleasure of being a guest writer for Moss & Marsh Blog offering some tips to make parenting easier.  Being a mom is far from easy. No one day with kids is ever the same but, I wanted to share 5 keys to a more stress-free mom life. Who doesn't want to be a little less stressed? It's taken a few trials to figure out what works for our family, but I promise incorporating any one of these strategies will help you feel more productive and less anxious so you can enjoy motherhood even more!   1. THROW PERFECTION...

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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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