September 15, 2018

I recently got the best water bottle ever! I have been a water drinker ever since my early 20s. I remember the time in my life when drinking water was a burden. At some point I learned about the health benefits of drinking enough water everyday and got my first Nalgene. There was a short

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July 29, 2018

It can be easy to give up on positivity, the Law of Attraction, etc. Well, not really easy, actually harder. Like when you lose weight and thought you were taking the easy way out by remaining overweight, then realize it was actually harder to be overweight than to take the weight off and live more

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November 11, 2017

This post contains affiliate links. Click here for full disclaimer.  I came up with my hospital bag checklist mainly by going through YouTube “What’s in my delivery bag?” videos. I also got some good advice from friends or remembered items I had heard about over the years. I was nervous about having to make a

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August 12, 2017

originally posted August 12, 2017 | updated June 20, 2019 This post may contain affiliate links. Read full disclaimer here.  There is no shortage of advice out there for new moms. While I was pregnant, I received a unique piece of advice from every mom I talked to. One of my favorites was to not

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August 5, 2017

originally posted August 5, 2017 | updated June 21, 2019 Two months ago, my husband, Michael, and I had our first baby: a beautiful girl named Claire. I have so much I want to share about my delivery experience and life with Claire. I figured I would start where it all began: with her entry

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