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25 Things I’m Grateful for in April

The blog Snappy Casual, written by former Des Moines Moms Blog blogger, Kelsey Williams, who also writes a monthly “thankful” post and inspired this copycat, shoot-I-have-writer’s-block-and-it’s-only-month-3-of-blogging post. Kelsey has great things to say (and great taste in baby names). The ice machine at work. Icy cold water, all day long. A new pair of jeans. […]

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Basking Babies Supports Moms: Part 2

In Part 1 of “Basking Babies Supports Moms,” I shared why working with Angela Swieter with Basking Babies, LLC is a win-win for any new or seasoned mama. In this post I’ll share my personal experience with Angela’s assistance in our one-on-one consultation, which I received in exchange for writing this post. My Experience with Basking […]

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Basking Babies Supports Moms: Part 1

Breasts. Every woman has them so we assume that breastfeeding is something that will come easy and naturally to us. Nothing is further from the truth! For many mamas, breastfeeding is a life-changing experience. The majority of moms I know that were able to breastfeed their babies describe their nursing experience with tears. Pain. Feelings of inadequacy. […]

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World Breastfeeding Week: Making Breastfeeding Work at Work

World Breastfeeding Week: Making Breastfeeding Work at Work

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, and the theme for 2015 is Breastfeeding and Work: Let’s Make It Work! I don’t think anyone will tell you that breastfeeding is easy. Sure, it gets easier, but I wouldn’t say that it’s ever easy. Breastfeeding and working full-time? Definitely not easy or especially fun. When my son was […]

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