Top 9 Postpartum Essentials for the Fourth Trimester

I have to admit the fourth trimester the second time around has been SO much easier. My doctor said it’s because of my relaxed vibe, but if that is the case, my relaxed vibe it is because I knew what to expect and prepared for the worst.  The fourth trimester can be hard, period. There have been several items that…

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How to Create a Family Emergency Escape Plan and Why you Should Practice It

Thank you First Alert for sponsoring this family emergency escape plan post. Plan, practice, and repeat your escape plan with First Alert! A few months back before Nolan arrived, Dan and I went through and updated our smoke detectors with the The First Alert 10-year sealed battery alarms. We involved Aiden in the process to help him feel included in…

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Top 10 Things to Do in Rhode Island in the Summer, a Complete Travel Guide

I grew up in Rhode Island and love to travel back a few times a year. Rhode Island has great things to do in every season, but summer is definitely a good time to visit for the beaches! However, that’s not all there is to do there! I thought I would put together the top 10 things to do in…

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How to Keep a Newborn Cool in the Heat this Summer

One thing I was not prepared for with Nolan was how hot he would get in the summer and how to keep him cool. Aiden was a winter baby so there wasn’t a lot of outside time and if he was cold I could always layer him up or add a blanket. With a toddler we are always on the…

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Top 10 Breastfeeding Essentials for New Moms

Breastfeeding has gone much smoother the second time around. I feel much more prepared and confident in what I’m doing. It also helps that I knew exactly what I needed and was able to prepare in advance. Here are my top 10 breastfeeding essentials for new moms (whether it is your first baby or not!). Disclosure: This post includes affiliate…

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