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Potty Training Perils

Potty Training Perils What Worked (and What Didn't)  Potty Training 2 Toddler Girls When Ellie was 17 months old I was 7 months pregnant with Lydia. In my baby group on Facebook a lot of the ladies had started potty training and suddenly I felt immense pressure to get Ellie going on the potty. We… Continue reading Potty Training Perils

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6 Things No One Tells You About Extended Breastfeeding

22 months... is that really even extended? I honestly couldn’t even tell you. Did you know the World Health Organization (WHO) recommends breastfeeding until the age of 2? I never dreamed that I would nurse past a year. Before I had kids I thought breastfeeding was weird, and that I would find it awkward and uncomfortable.… Continue reading 6 Things No One Tells You About Extended Breastfeeding

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Sometimes Being a Parent…

Sometimes Being a Parent Just Really Sucks. There. I said it. I know you've all thought it too. Yeah, there are hard days, but sometimes being a parent in general is just the hardest thing ever. This last week and a half have pretty much been the most awful parenting experience we’ve had yet. Don’t get me wrong,… Continue reading Sometimes Being a Parent…