3 Things I’ve Learned as a Breastfeeding Mom

This post is sponsored by Evivo but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.

I’m 4 months into breastfeeding my 3rd baby, and I can honestly say that each time has been different. Every nursing experience has come with its own challenges and unique rhythm, but there are three things I know now that I wish I’d know from the start. 

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What’s in a Name? How We Chose Evangeline!

Choosing a name for your child is one of the most pivotal decisions of parenting. Before you even meet your precious babe, or perhaps shortly after your first earth side encounter, you’re tasked with deciding on a name they will carry (and hopefully love) for life.

A quick Google search of baby names will produce thousands of options, along with a plethora of suggested guidelines.

Will your child be named after a family member?

Are you looking for something classic, trendy or hipster?

How popular is the name you like?

What’s the meaning and origin of the name?

What are the options for nicknames?

Does it flow with your last name?

How will you spell it?

Will the pronunciation be difficult for your child or others?

And the list goes on and on and and on!!!

These are some of the things my husband and I took into consideration when naming our girls, including our youngest, Evangeline Margaret.

 

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The CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible Giveaway & Review

Last month I received The CSB (in)courage Devotional Bible from Front Gate Media. After taking some time to explore the pages and put it to use, I’m excited to offer a giveaway and share my review!!

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4 is Magical: Lily’s Unicorn Birthday Party!

The items mentioned were gifted to me by Dane & Brookes, but all opinions expressed are my own.

Last week my fierce and feisty Lily graduated to #fournager status. I still can’t believe the cute, chunky baby I gave birth to is growing up so fast, but in spite of my denial I’m all for a great celebration!

To be honest, I wasn’t going to throw her a party this year. I LOVE parties and enjoy hosting them, but she hadn’t really expressed an interest and we knew we’d be having a full day of family fun on her actual birthday.

However, I knew the plans would have to change once I received the unicorn party pack from Dane & Brookes!

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One Way I’m Encouraging My School-Aged Daughter to Be Herself

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of OshKosh B’gosh; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own.

We moved to a new neighborhood over the summer which meant my daughter would be starting 1st grade at a new school. I always hear about how resilient children are, and while I believe that to be true in most cases I was nervous about the change for her. 

Would the school be a good fit?

How would she like her teacher?

Would she make new friends?

Would she feel confident and comfortable?

These thoughts and more ran through my mind, but the worries and concerns quickly faded. In no time she was raving about her new school, her friends and how much fun she was having while learning.

Yay!!

In the midst of the changes it’s been great for her to express herself through her back to school style. We did lots of shopping at OshKosh B’gosh this year, and couldn’t be happier with what she selected!

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