Ready for a second baby? – 5 things to consider
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Ready for a second baby? – 5 things to consider

Baby number 1 can walk & talk The idea here is that you don't have to deal with two children who can only communicate by wailing and you also don't have to worry about physically carrying two children around. Physical recovery from the first pregnancy If you're still seriously suffering the side effects of the first pregnancy, you probably shouldn't be trying for another baby just yet. You need to…

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How to treat a person with anxiety

Whether it's your husband, sister, son or cousin, here are a few things you should keep in mind when dealing with a person who has an anxiety disorder. Don't tell them "you're over-" anything Overreacting. Overexcited. Overwhelmed. Don’t try to communicate to them that the emotions that they’re feeling are exaggerated or more extreme than you think they should be. Listen without interrupting Allow them to get their thoughts out.…

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The Real Story of Postpartum Sex [Guest Post]
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The Real Story of Postpartum Sex [Guest Post]

“6 more weeks and you can be back at it,” my doctor parroted, distracted on her way out of the door.   It had been a rough pregnancy.  Spent almost entirely on bed rest and ending in an emergency C-Section at 30 weeks, the ordeal would soon be over.  The baby was safe in the NICU, and in 6 short weeks I would be able to do everything I could do…

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Doctors & Postmen
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Doctors & Postmen

Every time we agree to ignore negative experiences in this great country, we’re presented with some more. More negative experiences to work at ignoring. For me, it’s usually impossible to do. I need to vent and then I can maybe ignore. I’ve had daily headaches for as long as I can remember. I seek out doctors a few times every year to try to figure out what's going on. I started…

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Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?
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Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?

Disclaimer: I may get a small commission for purchases made through links within this page. Children and Sleep: How can aromatherapy help?   Children should be able to sleep soundly and without any worries, however life is not typically so ideal. Essential oils can be very effective at reducing stress and help children sleep. Having good rest will allow them to wake up feeling stronger and be ready to face…

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Honesty doesn’t equal negativity
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Honesty doesn’t equal negativity

I’ve always been fairly cut and dried in the way I speak to people. More so in recent years and sometimes a bit excessively. Even in my own opinion. I don’t realise I’m being too blunt sometimes but I am most blunt when I’m speaking about myself and the things that I see as my own faults. I am conscious about not being quite so blunt with others. Especially those I…

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Some thoughts on sleep
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Some thoughts on sleep

I've had very little sleep in the last two years. I continue to function. Not always very well, but I do. My last night of really good sleep was sometime into the first few weeks of pregnancy two years ago. I knew I was pregnant a couple of weeks into my pregnancy and almost immediately it seemed like I was spending more of my nights peeing than sleeping. I didn't…

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My top five podcasts of 2019

The Blogging Millionaire  - I am a blogger so you’d probably expect this if you’ve heard of this podcast. I stumbled on it very late into my blogging experience and quite late this year but I love it! I learn something new every episode. The episodes I’ve heard so far have been short and easy to absorb and I’ve always finished with something to work on. I highly recommend it…

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2019 Wrap up
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2019 Wrap up

The year's gone by so quickly now that I think about it. Yet, it felt so slow. It felt like it was dragging by. You'll understand that if you've had the same kind of year and I know many people have.  2019 was the year I decided to start this blog and stick with it no matter what. Something I didn't do for any of the other blogs I've started…

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