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September 2017

Lifestyle

Hello PPD…..

I see you’ve come to haunt me again. Why? These are supposed to be joyful moments, spent with my newest little love. Yet, here you are; bringing clouds of sadness to my sunny day. As I look into my baby’s eyes, I watch my tears drop onto her cheeks. I’m holding the world in my arms while you fill my head with thoughts of emptiness. At 2 am, I lie awake. The baby is crying and I feel you well up inside me. Anxiety; it’s all I feel as I try to calm my sweet girl to no  ...

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Everything Else

Hask Argan Oil 5-in-1 Leave-In Spray Review

I have to be completely honest with you guys….. I neglect my hair. It’s bland, 99% dry shampoo, and I can’t even remember the last time I got it cut. I guess I could blame it on #momlife but really, I just fail when it comes to hair care. Recently, though, I’ve been wanting to show my hair a little TLC, so I began my search for the perfect product to do just that. My main “hair” issues: Split ends Frizz Dullness Tangles I’ve tried numerous products  ...

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Motherhood

7 Things To Do When You’re Over Being Pregnant

*So…..this post was written a week ago (and was meant to be posted then). Ironically enough, I went into labor before I could post it!   Pregnancy is a wonderful gift, no doubt about it. Having life growing inside you is such an amazing thing to experience. But I think every woman hits a point during pregnancy where she just wants her baby out. So, what do you do when you are SO ready but your body (or your baby) isn’t?   Well, I’m about to tell you…..  ...

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Motherhood

What’s Inside My Hospital Bag + A Free Checklist!

This post contains affiliate links. Please read my¬†disclosure¬†for more info.   I’m currently 38 weeks pregnant with my second child and I definitely feel like this pregnancy has flown by! My toddler has kept me busy; so busy that I just now started packing my bag for the hospital. Talk about procrastinating! Packing your hospital bag is pretty much the last step in preparing for baby’s arrival. You’d think it would be easy to pack a bag, right? Wrong. It’s  ...

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