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3 Minute Mom Makeup Tutorial (seriously, I timed it!)

3 Minute Mom Makeup Tutorial (seriously, I timed it!)

Hey you! Yeah you, you fabulous (if not a little thinly stretched) new momma, you! Remember when you got to painstakingly apply a full face of makeup; carefully constructing a palette that reflects your youth, mood and the destination of your day and (if you’re incredibly lucky) night?! Yeah, no, me neither. So without further ado, here’s my fool proof 3… Read more →

Shunned By A Fellow Mom... who'd have thought it?

Shunned By A Fellow Mom… who’d have thought it?

It wasn’t all that long ago I decided that the answer to my new mom ‘growing pains’ (ahem) lay within the fellowship of other mothers. I embarked on a strenuous search to find just the right kind of ‘tribe’; something close to home, filled with a neat mixture of women all from different walks of life, different generations and, most importantly,… Read more →

Honest Snuza Go Review: by a real (worry wart) mom

Honest Snuza Go Review: by a real (worry wart) mom

Anybody who knows me in pretty much any capacity (yes, even you checkout girl at my local bookstore – I’m sorry I spilled my new mom guts to you while you blinked at me and signaled to your colleagues for backup – dang hormones) knows that I struggled deeply with postpartum anxiety after my first child (read more about my experience here). This… Read more →

3 Labor & Birth Playlists That'll Rock Your Birthing World!

3 Labor & Birth Playlists That’ll Rock Your Birthing World!

If you’re anything like me, then music is a great tool with which to face the good, the bad and the downright ugly that life throws our way. I hope these playlists will offer some smiles, laughs and reflection during one of the most awe-inspiring events that life can gift us. Happy birthing! Related posts:Farmer’s Market Grocery Haul: Buying Local… Read more →