Standing Up For Your Babies

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Hey y’all! Jess again! Let’s talk about consent. I’ll explain more on this with a story.

With cooler weather come the dreaded germs that all moms fear. You know what I’m talking about. This is the time when you get extra paranoid about anyone coming near your baby!

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I don’t blame you. I am the exact same. My daughter was born in December at the height of the flu season last year and I was terrified.

From the very beginning, I was adamant about everyone washing their hands and using hand sanitizer before touching my precious tiny baby.

As time has passed and my daughter has grown, I have become a little less stressed about germs (which led to her getting hand, foot, and mouth. Can you say annoying?).

I saw a meme a few days ago that reminded me of how difficult it is to parent when there are so many fears- including germs.

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My daughter is almost 11 months. Last week, there was a small but meaningful incident that once again reassured me I should always stand up for what I believe!

Let me tell you a story.
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How To Get Your Partner On Board With Cloth Diapering

How To Get Your Partner On Board With Cloth Diapering

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Hey guys! Ariel here, and this week, I want to help you get your partner on board with cloth diapering.

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On a recent post in the LilHelper Facebook Group, an alarmingly high number of parents admitted that their partners totally refuse to change any diapers since they switched to using cloth!

How To Get Your Partner On Board With Cloth Diapering

This post is a consolidated guide to helping you convert your partner to the cloth side. Don’t worry guys, I’ve got your back.

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Caring for Curls 101

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Hey guys. It’s Tamara. Have you ever found yourself wondering how to care for curly hair?

I grew up a typical child of the early 90’s. My fine, curly hair was shampooed and then brushed out into a halo of frizz. I grew up hating how unmanageable it was, and in my early 20’s I started flat ironing it daily doing all sorts of damage to it.

The birth of my son (who has very much inherited my insane hair) has inspired me to learn how to care for our curly hair. I can’t wait to share what I have learned, and hopefully save a few children out there from a very awkward, very frizzy kindergarten class photo like mine.

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Baby Led Weaning

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