5 Things You’ll Need to Be Successful With Breastfeeding

5 Things You’ll Need to Be Successful With Breastfeeding

Don’t get me wrong, I am no pro nor am I stating I know it all.

I had a difficult time being a first-time mom venturing into the breastfeeding world in the beginning. I thought it would be easy, but it is/was the hardest thing I have done, AND yes, that includes giving birth.

I had a really bad couple of days at first, so much so that I would break down into tears from the sheer terror of trying to get my baby to latch on correctly while I cringed in pain. I wished I had done more research since no one around me breastfed effectively before I had given birth, but as I said before, I thought it was going to be a piece of cake.

These are some of the things that helped me with breastfeeding and I hope they help you too!

 

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Open Enrollment is Happening Now on WA Healthplanfinder

Open Enrollment is Happening Now on WA Healthplanfinder

Health insurance is one of those necessities that’s a must from the time you’re born. It provides a major financial safeguard that’s worth investing in because it involves your and your family’s health.

We can’t always avoid illness and the pile of medical bills that go along with it, that’s why getting regular preventative care and staying current on recommended screenings is a must.

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DIY All Natural Body Butter Salve for Dry Winter Skin

DIY All Natural Body Butter Salve for Dry Winter Skin

 

If you’ve reached this post then you know that most beauty products on the market aren’t good for the biggest and one of the most important organ; the skin. It’s the first thing that people notice about you. I’m not gonna lie. My skin texture leaves little to be desired. I have freckles which are caused from the sun so that means I have sun damaged skin. I was tired of using products with parabens, propylene glycol, paraffin, sodium lauryl sulfate, you know, the bad chemicals that absorb into your skin and cause all kind of issues like dry skin, hair loss, inhibit skin cell growth and cause possible cancer. Anything that I can do to avoid these conditions is a must in my book!

I am a little late getting this DIY all-natural body butter salve recipe for dry winter skin up, but now’s just as perfect time as any since it’s still winter and most of us are still dealing with dreaded dry skin.

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A Microwave, an Air Fryer and a Convection Oven all-in-one, Oh My!

A Microwave, an Air Fryer and a Convection Oven all-in-one, Oh My!

I’ve been compensated in the form of a best buy gift card, however, all thoughts are my own.

When you’re a parent, you want easy and convenient ways to make meals even if that means spending a little to get it. I have been ordering grocery delivery service for a while now and although I dislike paying the service/delivery fee, it helps me keep my sanity by avoiding the store with my small kids. To me it’s well worth it, kind of like this new Breville Combi Wave 3-in-1 combination Microwave that Air Fries and is a convection oven.

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Amazing Essential Oil Roller Blend for The Winter Moody Blues

Amazing Essential Oil Roller Blend for The Winter Moody Blues

Winter blues is no joke. Most people develop mood disorders in late fall and winter months, which often leads to depression.

I’ve just started taking an interest in essential oils last year and I’m finally getting around to buying and using some in more recipes because I like a more holistic approach when it comes to health and well-being.

Because of the lack of sunlight (hello daylight “pointless” saving time..), the end of the year stress from Etsy, and my cat dying, I decided I should make an essential oil rollerball blend to get me out of my moody blues funk.

How to make an amazing & uplifting essential oil rollerball blend for the winter moody blues

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