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Eco-Friendly and Budget-Friendly Cleaning Tips From A Mom Who Is Not Trying To Sell You Anything

When I was pregnant with my firstborn, I began noticing the toxicity of common household products. The bathroom cleaner I’d used for years made me lightheaded and dizzy, and the air freshener burners that made the house smell like vanilla now made me sick to my stomach. I began to look into what was in […]

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I Did the Math. Breastfeeding IS a Second Full-time Job.

I recently saw a meme online that read, “Breastfeeding for one year is approximately 1800 hours. A full-time job with 3 weeks of vacation is 1,960 hours.  Just a fun fact.”  Since my pump measures the number of hours that it has been used, I decided to run my own numbers.  I was especially curious […]

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Local Guide: Free and Low-Cost Summer Activities For Kids

Summer is beautiful in Flagstaff. Above all, I love being able to hang out with my kiddos and enjoy everything our little mountain town has to offer. However, between summer sports, vacation, and various other ventures, expenses can add up. Therefore, we try to stick to lower cost or free daily activities that we can […]

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Breast[milk]feeding is the Hardest thing I’ve Ever Done

My breastfeeding journey started out ahead of the curve.  My husband and I met with an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant (IBCLC) one-on-one weeks before giving birth.  We took a prenatal breastfeeding class, practiced feeding holds, learned about latches, and registered for breastfeeding supplies.  I even took a class about pumping for going back to […]

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