A special thanks to The Postpartum Coach, Lizzie Langston, for writing this absolutely perfect blog post and sharing it with us this holiday season. Mamas, we SEE YOU! And we are here for you. Cheers to Holiday Magic, The Sleeper Teachers + Lizzie, too! December with a Newborn I had my daughter on December 14th,…

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I just got off a Zoom call with my team. Well, actually, that call ended at 12:02 and it’s now 12:33. A lot happened in that 31 minutes because I am a work at home mama. My son got dropped off by our sitter just as the call was wrapping up, so I scooped him…

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Have 2 minutes to listen to these sleep tips for falling back on Sunday, November 3rd? DO IT. You will be glad you did. Remember that a 5 am wake-up in late October becomes a 4 am wake up in early November… If you are more of a reader (or you are like most and…

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Clock for symbol of fall back for daylight saving time

The end of daylight saving time is coming up on November 3, 2019 at 2:00 am. For most of us, this signals the true start of winter as the evening sunlight begins to fade earlier and earlier each night. The good news? With our “fall back” coming up, we will all gain an extra hour…

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We get it. We really do. After all, we are mothers ourselves. In fact, we have 6 kids between us. The impulse to stay close to your baby is so deeply rooted in our DNA that it is frightening sometimes, or all the time. We are sure that primal instincts (+ evolutionary defense) are the…

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Let me start this post by saying… I am a science nerd. With a Bachelor’s in Biology and a Master’s in Secondary Science Education, it is no secret that I could talk ALL day about sleep science. For any Pitch Perfect fans in the house… #nerdalert! Before I dive into explaining the basics of sleep…

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Information overload It’s no secret that we live in an age of information overload. And for people like me who are Enneagram Type 1 (perfectionistic), the information provided is both overwhelming and encouraging. When we couple this article/blog/research availability with the Pinterest “do it yourself” DIY culture, it’s no wonder that people are frequently paralyzed…

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Baby practicing safe sleep on back in crib

As a first time mom, I am a worry wart I remember the first time my son slept through the night… I slept like crap. Surprisingly, my restlessness had nothing to do with my overly full boobs or the fact that I was laying next to my snoring husband. I slept like crap because I…

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Guest Post by Cynthia Shedd, Uniquely You with Cynthia You were someone before you were their mom, and that person matters! Have you ever thought about the words that you want people to associate with you? Have those words changed drastically since you became a mom? Do you feel like you have an identity as…

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