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Moms Can Simplify Life with Territory Foods

This post is in partnership with Territory Foods. I recently tried Territory Foods and I’m here to tell you how awesome this service is! Territory Foods delivers pre-made nutrition-packed meals to your door using fresh, local ingredients. It’s an ideal service for any mom, especially working moms or moms with new babies at home. The […]

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Why You Shouldn’t Give Your Kid Warnings

“Don’t make me count to three!” This sentence has a problem. What’s the problem? It’s a warning that there are going to be three more warnings before a consequence will come. I mean, maybe a consequence will come. There might also be more warnings. And here’s what this sentence teaches your kid: You have to […]

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5 Ways to Prevent Meltdowns You Haven’t Tried Yet

Every mom of a toddler knows that meltdowns happen. When our little people come face to face with their big feelings, let’s just say everyone has a hard time. I have a few new tricks and tips for you that will reduce these little “incidents.” “Last One” You may have heard from Daniel Tiger to […]

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Your Guide to Online Mommy Lingo and Abbreviations

I got into online Mom groups about six months postpartum and loved it! I never saw myself as someone who would partake in online discussions, but the unique experience of becoming a mom changed all that. It can get lonely when you first become a mom. No matter how close you remain with your non-mom […]

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How to Sleep Train Yourself

Your baby is finally sleeping well, but are you? Many parents struggle with sleeplessness themselves. Often we never had the greatest sleep habits, but we didn’t notice until we became parents. Sleep feels so much more vital to our daily existence after kids. The truth is, everyone can benefit from improved sleep, and not many […]

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How to Properly (and Legally) Pay Your Nanny

This post is sponsored by Poppins Payroll So you’ve found the perfect nanny. She’s bilingual, CPR certified, and she got your kid on a solid nap schedule. You feel at ease leaving your little one each day with such a sweet and responsible caregiver. But are you paying her the proper and legal way? Let’s […]

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