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Author Archive | Madison O'Brien

Why I want a second child

Why I Want a Second Child

I am a new mom to a beautiful 7 month old baby girl. Inevitably one of the top questions my wife and I get asked is are we going to have another child. The answer is yes, but for us this is a complicated question.  My half brother and I grew up in different households. […]

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Simple DIY Gifts

Simple DIY Gifts

Christmas is about giving, but yet there is so much stress associated with everything surrounding gift giving.      What do I buy?     Will this gift be the same caliber as last years?     Will it be better than the other gifts they received?     How much will it cost?     If they get […]

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breastfeeding & traveling

Breastfeeding & Traveling

As a first time mom I was nervous enough to travel with my daughter on her first flight let alone having to figure out the logistics of breastfeeding, pumping and milk storage during our travels. Here I have assembled some quick tips to make breastfeeding and traveling a breeze.  Know your rights TSA allows you […]

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Bringing Up BeBe : Book Review

Book Review: Bringing Up Bebe

When I first became pregnant I had every intention of reading all the best parenting books and narrowing approaches down to the ones that I thought would work best, two books later and one semester of grad school and I decided to wing it. What I quickly discovered is every parenting book boasts that they […]

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