Large beads, strings, pipe cleaners for fine motor skill activities
Early Learning

Fine Motor Activities For Toddlers Using Big Beads

  Have you heard of fine motor skills and their importance in your child’s life? Fine motor skills are when you use those small muscles like the ones in your hands and fingers. These skills are important and will be used for your child’s entire life. These skills will be used for things like using …

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Breastfeeding, Parenting

How To Clear A Clogged Milk Duct: Without Hurting Your Supply

Having a clogged milk duct can leave you in pain, feeling discouraged and if untreated can lead to you having mastitis. Here you will find what a clogged milk duct is, what causes them, how to treat them, and tips to prevent the return of clogged milk ducts. How To Clear A Clogged Milk Duct: …

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Breastfeeding, Parenting

How Do I Know My Baby Is Full When Breastfeeding?

You are exclusively breastfeeding and are unsure if your baby is full when breastfeeding from the breast. It can be so hard to be confident that baby is getting enough when you are breastfeeding for the first time. Maybe you don’t have people around you who have breastfed their own babies and just have no …

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Parenting

Lack Of Sleep During Pregnancy: Tips To Stay Awake During The Day

First trimester you have udder exhaustion, second trimester you can have pregnancy insomnia, and the third trimester you are uncomfortable, wore out, and riddled with other issues. How do you survive? How do you function with such little sleep? Is nature just preparing you for having a newborn, and then toddler? This post contains affiliate …

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Using Pink Lemonade Shop Cloth Pads Postpartum To Save Money

Huge shout out to all my pregnant mamas out there! I hope everything is going smoothly and that your little bundle of joy is healthy and growing great. I am only 21 weeks so not feeling uncomfortable yet. Well beyond the early gestational diabetes diagnosis that has me a bit in the dumps. But none …

23 Surprising Things That Happen While Breastfeeding
Breastfeeding, Parenting

23 Surprising Things That Happen While Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding is an amazing opportunity to bond with your baby and it is a great way to give your baby the best. But there are some surprising things you may not know happen while you are breastfeeding. I have been breastfeeding for three years now, two different kids, and through pregnancy. I have been through …

play doh busy activity for fine motor skills
Early Learning, Parenting

Boost Fine Motor Skills With Activities Using Play Doh

We love play doh! It is my favorite quite activity for my toddlers and something that we play with almost every day. I know some people can’t stand play doh almost as much as they can’t stand glitter, but I am not one of those people. If you are one of those people I hope …

Gestational diabetes meter, test strips and lancet
Parenting

Failing Doesn’t Make You a Failure – Gestational Diabetes

You got that call where they tell you “you failed” your glucose test. The words ring in your ear and you set up your 3 hour test and hang up. What happens next? Tears, fears and what ifs. If you are like me you are sobbing, and questioning everything you have ate in the last …