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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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Infant Nutrition: Common Problems & Solutions

Infant Nutrition: Common Problems & Solutions

Hi, I’m Dr. Jessica Donaldson from Children’s Care at Memorial Health! Today’s topic on nutrition and feeding concerns is something I deal with on a regular basis because I take care of hundreds of children, and, in many ways, their parents also. So, here is my advice on infant nutrition.  (Disclaimer: these are general recommendations, and are derived from the American Academy of Pediatrics, however make sure to still discuss specific concerns for your child with the Pediatrician who knows your child, as these recommendations may not apply to every situation) First, breastfeeding!  Pictured: Moss & Marsh Nursing Cover. Photo By...

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"My baby girl has WHAT?!"

"My baby girl has WHAT?!"

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift.” -Eleanor Roosevelt Everyone has a tribe.  It is how we survive.  When you first become a parent, you suddenly find yourself wanting to be surrounded by others who are finding joy in the piles of diapers and sleepless nights.  There is something special about the bond that happens between two people who are on the same journey.  (I guess they always say that misery loves company.)  We were created to be in a community and to live life each day to its fullest…together.  It is how we thrive instead...

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6 Ways to Prepare for a Newborn Photography Session

6 Ways to Prepare for a Newborn Photography Session

A talk with newborn and family photographer, Libby Muenckler, of AdLib Photography. Newborn sessions don’t have to be stressful. Being prepared for a newborn session will make your photoshoot run smoother and result in gorgeous memories that last a lifetime.  Newborn wrapped in a Moss & Marsh Swaddle. All photos in this post captured by Adlib Photography.   The first thing you need to do is decide what type of photos you would like. Browse the Internet, ask friends, and think about how you would like to document these first memories. I myself am a lifestyle photographer. I come to...

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