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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Have Some Fun While Winning with McDonald’s Trick. Treat. Win! 

This post is sponsored ad content by McDonald’s but the opinions expressed here are my own.

The other day my 6 year old told me how excited she is for October. I know it’s because she can’t wait to dress up and collect as much candy as she can at the end of the month, and you know what? I don’t blame her!

While she’s waiting in great anticipation for that one special night of tricks and treats, I’m excited for the daily chance to win a different prize with McDonald’s newest game, Trick. Treat. Win!

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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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Nursing Essentials with NursElet®!

NursElet® provided me with these nursing essentials, but all opinions are honest and my own.

As I prepared for the arrival of our dear Evie, I knew that I wanted to breastfeed. I consider myself fortunate to be able to do so with my third child, and it’s something I don’t take lightly.

Knowing that it had been a couple years, I began to refresh my knowledge and look into some must-haves for this time around. I had the pleasure of learning about this amazing company called NursElet® that designs many wonderful products with the nursing mama in mind!

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