Being a stay at home mom [Guest post]
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Being a stay at home mom [Guest post]

I am Simone Phillips, a blogger (www.11yearsofnappies.blog), content creator, brand ambassador and Influencer (@momwithtatts). This after having been a Corporate mom for 15 years within the Financial Services space. I am a mama bear to 4 amazing beings, and a wife of 14 years to an incredible man, Robert Phillips. I am a Gangster rapping, R&B lover, ink-lover, Jesus girl, crazy dancing, and tea lover kinda mama. I just want to Inspire, Impact and give hope to someone by sharing my story, my journey and my experiences because someone needs to hear my voice. Being a stay at home mom I most definitely identify as…

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Memorial Day baby shower – 6 Ideas for the perfect party

Planning to throw a baby shower for yourself or one of your girls around memorial day? You can do it. You can include touches that will make for a memorable day and it doesn't have to difficult or break the bank! Here are some elements to put in that will create the perfect Memorial day themed baby shower. Click through the links for recipes and guides. Patriotic Cake Mix cookie bars Photo via Two Kids & A Coupon 2. Red, White & Blue cookies Photo via Sustain my Cooking Habit 3. Patriotic Cake in a Jar 4. Whoopie Pies Photo…

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Top 3 Vitamins For Optimal Immunity

You might need more than just an apple a day to keep the doctor away these days. We took a closer look at the vitamins your body needs to boost your immunity to keep you healthy especially during times like this. There is a “catch 22” with vitamins. Vitamins and minerals play important roles in our body. Our bodies need them to properly function but you can only get them through the foods you eat. So, if you do not eat a well balanced whole food diet, you may need to think about supplementing with an alternative. There are a…

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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider
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How to help a toddler with Chronic Constipation – 11 things to consider

I’ve got a busy toddler. She pops up awake around 6am and it’s non-stop from then on. Toddlers don’t have time for a lot of things because they’re too busy discovering the world. Sometimes, one of those things is pooping. Chronic constipation can result from this refusal to sit still longer than a minute.  Photo by sydney Rae on Unsplash Chronic constipation can also be caused by a child having periods of painful pooping at one point and therefore becoming scared of the act of pooping. There’s also the possibility that their diet is not iron-rich enough or doesn’t contain…

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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it
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Extended Breastfeeding: Don’t be afraid to do it

18 months and counting. To think that I didn't expect to make it past month 1 after those first few painful weeks. This is what is referred to as "extended" breastfeeding. Extended breastfeeding is generally used to describe breastfeeding past one year of age. It has a name because, to put it simply, it's not the norm. Like in many countries in Western Africa and Northern Europe, for example, it should be allowed to be the norm. I believe that it could be if people were better educated about the benefits of breastfeeding beyond the first year of life. Unfortunately,…

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31 Quick and Easy breakfast ideas for TODDLERS

When you have toddlers who are full of energy from the moment they wake up, you have to be able to make the most of every minute of the day. Suddenly, cooking can become a job of making sure you don't injure either yourself or your child while they run around you in the kitchen. You find yourself wondering why the meals you cook take so long to prepare. That's the last thing you need. You need to be able to whip up something fast. These recipes work for lunch and dinner but in the mornings, you want it to…

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