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MommyCon Memphis 2014 Recap

This post may contain affiliate links. Last weekend I drove over 1600 miles within 2 ½ days, while 31 weeks pregnant, with a 22 month old in the back seat. My husband came with me but couldn’t share in the driving (I drive a stick, and it wasn’t exactly a good time to teach him) […]

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The 5 Phases of Breastfeeding {in gifs}

This post may contain affiliate links. I had so much fun with my 5 Phases of Cloth Diapering post that I decided I had to do it again, this time for breastfeeding!  These phases are more closely based on my own breastfeeding experience and while everyone may not find it matches perfectly I think most […]

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líllébaby® COMPLETE™ Airflow Review+ Giveaway

This post may contain affiliate links. Two weeks ago my family and I were so lucky to be given passes to enjoy Disney World with our daughter. Matt and I are HUGE Disney fans. We announced our pregnancy by attending the park while wearing a shirt I made that said “Future Mouseketeer” in the classic […]

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The Bedtime Battle and an Unexpected Ally in the War Against Sleep Defiance

This post may contain affiliate links. Everett has presented so many sleep challenges that the concept of just “tucking in” a child and saying goodnight seems more like sci-fi than real life.  He started life as a high needs baby (thanks to an undiagnosed sensitivity to lactose) that caused me to bounce him constantly.  That […]

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New Carriers from Onya, Boba, Beco, and ErgoBaby! {Video}

This post may contain affiliate links. This is my final post about my recent trip to the ABC Kids Expo 2013- I promise! Along with taking video footage of new cloth diapers I turned the camera on at a few baby carrier booths as well. I didn’t have time to visit every booth, but Baby […]

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The Family That Games Together…

This post may contain affiliate links. Fletcher, my soon to be 5 year old, was my first baby.  He is still my cuddler and his happiest moments are always when he lays his head on my stomach.  He says “I love your tummy, mommy.” and lays there completely content.  There are times when he is […]

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A Robot T-Rex is WAY Cooler Than Boobs {Our Weaning Story}

This post may contain affiliate links. We lasted 2 years, 11 months, and 21 days.  The end came so fast that I didn’t see it even though I started the ball rolling.  And I swear on my life that I never intended to “bribe” my son into weaning but that is kind of how it […]

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Breastfeeding Revolution: Join the Virtual Breastfeeding Summit

This post may contain affiliate links. Recently I had the chance to be involved in a virtual breastfeeding summit started by Christine Miskinis, a healthy-mama expert, that brings together 21 Mama and Baby experts to talk frankly about breastfeeding on video.  Breastfeeding Revolution: Discover the Secrets to the art of Blissful Breastfeeding is a way to […]

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Nursing a newborn and a toddler

What it’s really like to breastfeed after 2.5 years

This post may contain affiliate links. Being that World Breastfeeding Week (Aug 1-7) is nearly finished and I’ve yet to post about the topic I thought it would be fitting to post an update on our breastfeeding journey.     I never set out to breastfeed this long or wanted to be a poster child […]

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Babywearing Basics

Babywearing Basics from BWI Educator Babywearing Faith

This post may contain affiliate links. If you’re here at DDL, you’ve probably heard of babywearing before. Humans have been using fabric to carry their babies since the beginning of time, but the word babywearing was invented by the father of attachment parenting himself, Dr. William Sears. Babywearing is one of Sears’s “baby B’s” – […]

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