Adoption Story

What Adoption Has Meant To Us

Our family has been blessed beyond measure from start to finish and thereafter during the adoption process. We had always talked of adoption and it was a requirement for me to even date seriously, but you never know if you will follow through. The process can feel a little daunting and scary at the beginning. Luckily, we just jumped right in and didn’t think...

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What to expect with a doula

What to Expect With A Doula

Hi Mommas and Mommas-to-Be! If you're just starting your pregnancy or you're getting really close to delivery and have a bunch of questions and are unsure of what to expect then a doula is the person to go to for your answers and that's what we're going to do today! The first few weeks with a newborn can be very daunting. They were very overwhelming...

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DockATot - Our Saving Grace

DockATot – Our Saving Grace

Every parent needs a DockATot - no question. As new parents with a newborn we were nervous every night while Remi slept. Bob constantly checked her breathing. Thus, she slept with us but she was too tiny to sleep in the bed for fear of rolling on her.  Our saving grace was the DockATot. Remi would sleep peacefully (unlike us) in her DockATot in-between us....

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TRIED AND TRUE – MY NEWBORN MUST-HAVES

Tried and True – My Newborn Must-Haves

Calling motherhood exhausting is an understatement. From learning all your newborn’s needs to learning how to provide them those needs is endless (and probably never ending). My saving grace is sleep and innovative baby products. When selecting the best products for my baby, I use Lincoln’s advice. Give him 6 hours to cut a tree and he will take 5 hours to sharpen his axe....

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MEET REMINGTON RAIN!

Meet Remington Rain!

I am so excited to introduce you to the love of my life, Remington Rain! We waited so long for this tiny miracle and are so happy to introduce her to you. She brings us the greatest joy. You can follow our 3-part adoption journey to bringing this sweet angel home starting here: https://youtu.be/jifPuKMM_E4   [embed]https://youtu.be/yYGk2Q_CSS4[/embed]...

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Benefits of Wakame during Pregnancy

Wakame is the perfect food for women during pregnancy. Start eating this early in your pregnancy or even while planning, to build levels of folic acid that are critical in the early development of the fetus. In addition, iron found in wakame  balances mom's energy, while the calcium and magnesium provide extra nutrients to baby without absorbing them from mommy's bones. What is Wakame: Wakame is an edible...

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Molasses Milk: Bone Elixir

Molasses Milk: Bone Elixir  Maintaining bone health during pregnancy and breastfeeding is important for lifelong health and osteoporosis prevention. During pregnancy, the baby growing in its mother’s womb needs plenty of calcium to develop its skeleton. This need is especially great during the last 3 months of pregnancy. If the mother doesn’t get enough calcium, her baby will draw what it needs from the mother’s bones....

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