Motherhood

The Benefits of Movement in Mamahood: My Journey Back to Fitness

Beachbody

This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Movement. Be sure to check out all of the participants’ posts through the links at the bottom of this […]

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10 Ways to Make Your Hospital Birth Experience More Natural

Carnival of Natural Mothering

This article is a part of the Carnival of Natural Mothering hosted by GrowingSlower, Every Breath I Take, I Thought I Knew Mama, African Babies Don’t Cry, and Adventures of Captain Destructo. This month’s topic is Natural Birth Choices. Be sure to check out all of the participants’ posts through the links at the bottom […]

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What Does Breastfeeding Feel Like? (And 8 other questions I wanted to ask before becoming a mama)

Natural Parenting

Here are the questions that I secretly wanted to ask before I entered motherhood – and my personal answers based on 19 months of breastfeeding my son and 9 months of breastfeeding my baby girl so far.

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A Letter to My 10 Month Old Baby Girl {Wordless Wednesday Linky}

Mama's Musings

A letter to my soon-to-be 10 month old (and a Wordless/Wordful Wednesday linky for your posts).

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The Best Natural Parenting Resources of 2012

Natural Parenting

Bookmark worthy natural parenting posts from the volunteers at Natural Parents Network.

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Giveaway – For My Children: A Mother’s Journal of Memories, Wishes and Wisdom {ARV $15 x 2; US/CAN; 11/25}

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For My Children: A Mother’s Journal of Memories, Wishes, and Wisdom is a beautiful and unique way for you – or a special mama in your life – to pass down her life story.

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Win a Nursing Necklace from Monkey Mama Necklaces! {ARV $20; 11/25; Worldwide}

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Win a Mama Monkey necklace: beautiful, safe, functional, and ethical necklaces created with nursing and babywearing mamas in mind.

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A Poem for My Baby Girl

Mama's Musings

Mama’s poem for her baby girl

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A Letter to My Baby Girl on Her Four Month Birthday

Mama's Musings

A love letter for my sweet baby girl

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Conquering the Myths About Green & Holistic Moms

Green & Healthy Living

The Founder and Executive Director of the Holistic Moms Network, Nancy Massotto, debunks 3 common myths about green and holistic moms.

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The Ultimate Babywearing Resource

Natural Parenting

Babywearing resources including benefits, how-to’s, carrier info, wearing a toddler, babywearing stories, photos, history, and more!

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5 Reasons Why I Love Babywearing

Natural Parenting

If I could only offer one piece of advice to a mama expecting her second child, it would be to find at least one carrier that you are comfortable with and to start babywearing as soon as possible. I literally can’t imagine what my days would be like with a toddler and a baby only […]

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How to Make Your Second Baby Feel Special

Natural Parenting

Thank you to Maria of Life, Loss and Other Things Worth Mentioning for this very relevant guest post as I babymoon with my second child! When a mother has her first baby, there is something irreplaceable about those quiet days spent napping, nursing, and tiptoeing around the house silently sweeping, baking, and preparing dinner.  When […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Mama & Her Special Boy – A Look Back (LINKY)

Wordless Wednesday

Since the birth of Little Sister 9 weeks ago, I have been so impressed with how Big Brother has continued to grow into a loving, kind, and bright boy. We had 23 months of Big Brother and Mama time, and although we now spend all of our time with Little Sister too, our relationship is […]

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Rewriting the Baby Milestones

Mama's Musings

This post was originally a guest post that I wrote for Hobo Mama in summer of 2011, but with 5 week old Little Sister now in our lives, I’m thinking about this topic once again. When Baby was born, I experienced every cliche a new mama expects to encounter. I was in love; Baby was […]

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10 things I am glad I did NOT know before becoming a mother

Natural Parenting

During pregnancy, experienced mothers cannot help but share their pearls of mommy wisdom. Soon to be first time moms soak up this information hoping that the right bits of advice will flood their brain when they need it most. No matter how much advice and encouragement you are given, every mama always has lists about […]

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Dear Baby, You’re 23 Months Old – Unforgettable Moments

Mama's Musings

Dear Baby, This week, you turned 23 months old, and there are so many things about who you are right now that I never want to forget. With Little Sister due to arrive at any moment, I find myself savoring every little moment with you even more than usual. You’re so excited to be a […]

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Wordless Wednesday: My 2nd Mother’s Day Weekend (LINKY)

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