Babywearing Review: Lite-On-Shoulder Baby Sling (Great for Newbies!)

When I fell down the rabbit hold of babywearing, I fell in love with the look and functionality of ring slings. They seemed so practical and stylish, and pictures online made babywearing seem effortless. With so many options (some being quite expensive) I wanted to try the style out be to ensure it was comfortable before investing into a pricey…

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Am I Good Enough of a Mom?

As moms we tend to strive to be “great” at parenting and try everything to be the best mom we can possibly be. But there are days when great is a stretch, and we are hanging on by threds just trying to get by. Or at least, I am often hanging by threads, in full survival mode, just wishing it…

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Tonight I Nursed You For The Last Time

I am so thankful for the heartfelt responses I have gotten from the over 80,000 people who have read this post. I would love for you to join The Mom Friend community over on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter & Pinterest, as we share this journey together.  – As I watch you toss and turn trying to fall back asleep on the…

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3 Reasons You Need a Universal Stroller Frame (and 1 Reason You Don’t)

When it comes to shopping for baby gear, I’d place good money betting that most parents spend more time researching car seats and strollers than any other items. I know I did. I spent hours reading reviews, comparison charts, and safety ratings and visited numerous stores to see them in action.   I was absolutely the person pushing an empty…

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5 Truths as a Sick Mom with a Toddler

Remember when getting sick meant lounging in bed watching tv? You know, prior to kids entering the picture? Parenting is hard enough on a good day, but when Mom gets sick? 100x harder. When both parents are sick? Just try to keep your head above water! The flu has hit New England hard- and it was only a matter of…

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Travel Light with a Baby: Deciding What Baby Gear to Bring

Interested in packing light with baby? Be sure to check out part 1 here to see how to pick the right clothing and pack everything you need in a carry-on, for both you and baby! Taking a trip with your family and trying to figure out how to travel light with a baby? I have been traveling carry-on for years…

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Baby K’Tan Review- The Perfect Carrier for New & First Time Moms

Baby K’Tan- An Unbiased Review This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for details. As a new mom, you likely want to keep your newborn as close to you as possible for plenty of quality bonding time- but so many of the babywearing options seem overly complicated, especially if you are a first time mom. I…

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5 Favorite Things from the New Nate Berkus Baby Line at Target

This post may contain affiliate links. Please see my disclosure policy for details.   The cliche is that moms love Target right? Well, I’m one of those moms. Luckily (for my wallet- not for my happiness), I live just far enough away that I have to actually get up the energy and dedicate a good chunk of time to make…

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How to travel carry-on only with a baby: A guide to packing light

Interested in packing light? Be sure to check out part 2 here for tips on deciding what baby gear to bring! Before having my baby, I had perfected the art of traveling carry-on only. There are so many great benefits to it, and I look back on my days of struggling with oversized (and overweight!) luggage and cringe. I can…

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Mom Fail Moments- It’s ok, it happens to all of us

Have you experienced your first mom fail yet? As a first time mom I spent months preparing for the arrival of my daughter. I wanted to be prepped and ready to go, and feel like I “knew what I was doing” as best I could. Conquering a dirty diaper- no sweat. Researched best ways to soothe a baby? Check. Purchased…

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