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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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Making Mom Friends when you're an introvert :: Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Making Mom Friends…when you’re an Introvert

Making friends as an adult is worse than dating. The most awkward thing about any situation is placing two introverted adults together who are desperately trying to find one thing in common with a minimal amount of small talk. One would think as a Mom making friends gets easier because hey you both wrangle a […]

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