Boobs to Bottle & Back Again – Caitlins Breastfeeding Journey and 5 Tips to Help You Succeed

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Hi there! My name is Caitlin and I am so excited to share a little about my breastfeeding story and some tips with you as a guest writer for Lil Helper’s Blog!

First, a little about me…

I am a first time mom to a smiley 5 month old girl, Aileen. I live in Alberta with my husband, daughter, 3 dogs, and 2 cats. Before becoming a mom I was working as a preschool teacher which I LOVED. I have worked with kids my entire life and love all things about tiny humans. BUT having a baby of my own has been a game changer. I’ve learned a lot, and struggled a lot.

One of the biggest challenges about becoming a parent for me has been breastfeeding. Let’s get into it.

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Baby Led Weaning

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Hey y’all! Jess here!

Last week Ariel wrote an AMAZING article about traditional weaning for your babies. I’m going to share something a little different- baby led weaning.

Before I begin, I will reiterate what Ariel stated. Every baby is different, and every family is different. I urge you to take all the information but also do your own research and consult your pediatrician to find what will be the best fit for your family.  

What does it even mean?

If you’ve never heard of baby led weaning before, you are probably thinking what in the heck is that? Don’t worry! I’ve got your back! Read More

Cleaning Dirty Cloth Diapers

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Hey Y’all, it’s Erin.

There was an interesting discussion on the ambassador Facebook page about using a diaper sprayer. (By the way, have you taken the opportunity to sign up to be a LilHelper Ambassador yet? If not check it out here.)

I wanted to talk about cleaning dirty cloth diapers after reading the thread.

Full Disclosure: This post is going to talk a lot about poop. There’s not really a way to help you in your cloth diaper journey without talking to you about it. But, never fear! None of the pictures or video feature any real poo 😉

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