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CHERISHING THE NEWBORN STAGE

newborn photos
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Off The Shoulder Dressc/o Pink Blush | Iris’ Bow| Glider Chair| Crown Pillow | Faux Fiddle Leaf | DIY Crib Mobile

The newborn stage flies by! Your hear everyone say it but you don’t really realize it until it’s gone. When you’re in the newborn stage, sometimes it can feel like it’s going to last forever. The sleepless night, the crying baby who only stops crying when you’re standing up but all you want to do is sit down, the unpredictable day to day routine. It can be a tough stage to get through. And then in a blink of an eye, it’s gone. Gone are the sleepless nights (well, mostly), gone is the sound of newborn cries. But with that means so many of the

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DIY CRIB MOBILE

easy diy crib mobile tutorial
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—ITEMS NEEDED—

Yarn

Picture Frame (in the size you want your tassels)

Scissors

Stick/Branch

I struggled to find a crib mobile I loved for Iris’s nursery. Well, actually, all the ones I found that I loved were over $100 and I just couldn’t bring myself to spend that much on a crib mobile. So instead, I decided to make one. This crib mobile only cost me $15 to

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HOW I’M SURVIVING TWO UNDER TWO

tips for surviving two under two
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Chambray Romper | Solly Baby Wrap | Hazel’s Dress | Secret Clinical Strength Invisible Solid

It was always my dream and plan to have my kids close in age. I imagined my adorable kids playing together, wearing matching/coordinating clothes, and basically being the best of friends forever. My sister and I are 22 months apart and we’ve been best friends since the day I was born. I love it! And I knew that was

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THE BEST TIPS FOR BOOSTING MILK SUPPLY

tips for boosting milk supply
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Off The Shoulder Dress c/o Pink Blush | Iris’ Bow | Glider Chair | Crown Pillow | Faux Fiddle Leaf

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Breastfeeding does not come easy for me. With both Hazel and Iris, I had to start supplementing when they were only weeks old. My body just doesn’t produce enough milk. It was really discouraging for me at first. I had planned on exclusively breastfeeding for a year, and it never even crossed my mind that it might not be possible. Everyone says

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WHAT’S IN MY DIAPER BAG? (FOR 2 UNDER 2)

whats in my diaper bag 2 under 2
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My diaper bag got an organizational face lift since Iris was born. I’m an overpacker in general, and when I just had one kid, I had plenty of room to overpack my diaper bag. I packed it with everything I could possibly need (baby body wash, lotion, etc) because I was worried I might need something and not have it. But in order to

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MY THOUGHTS & FEELINGS GOING INTO MY SECOND SCHEDULED C-SECTION

motherhood c-section
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DIY Mama Bird Tee (or purchase one here) | Essential Oil Shelf

I’m going into my second scheduled c-section in just a couple days, and it’s the weirdest feeling knowing the day your whole world will change. I’m definitely feeling more at ease this time around than I was with Hazel. The night before Hazel was born I only got two hours of sleep. Partly because I

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ORCHARD BLOSSOMS MATERNITY PHOTOS

spring maternity pictures
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Maternity Gown c/o Pink Blush | Slip DressHazel’s Floral Dress | Cody’s Grey Shirt

Aaaahhhhhhh! I am so obsessed with our maternity pictures taken by my friend Morgan from Magnolia Rain Photography! We had this idea for an orchard blossom maternity photoshoot, but it almost didn’t work out. We planned to take our

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PREGNANCY #2 UPDATE: 37 WEEKS

37 week pregnancy update
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Grey Dress

Baby girl will be here in less than 3 weeks! I’m super excited to meet her, but also sad for this pregnancy to come to an end. We only plan on having two kids, so unless we change our minds, this will be my last pregnancy. I’m trying to

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