How to Thaw Breast Milk

How to Thaw Breast Milk

  8 Tips on How to Thaw Breast Milk Being a working mom is not something easy nowadays. In fact, your mission becomes more tough and challenging. And in the case of breastfeeding, working moms choose to combine direct breastfeeding and breast pumping. So, you tend to pump and feed your baby from a bottle. Consequently, you are going to freeze some of the pumped milk for later consumption. Now, your baby is hungry and you are going to defrost some of the frozen milk. Our friends from Breastfeedo provide us some Q & A about the breast milk thawing […]

Posted August 25, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

5 First Birthday Themes for Fall

Thanks Basic Invite for sponsoring this conversation.     Themed parties are all the craze these days, and summer babies seem to get all the fun with their options for pool parties and back yard Barbecues. Fall babies make parents have to be a little bit more creative with theme ideas because weather can be unpredictable, and sometimes cute, pastel bunnies feel out of place while the crisp autumn breeze blows leaves off the trees around you. To help all you fall baby parents out I’ve teamed up with Basic Invite to bring you Five First Birthday Themes for Fall. […]

Posted August 24, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, Sponsored, / 1 Comment
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Saving Your Sanity This School Year

Saving Your Sanity This School Year

With Back to School on everyone’s mind, I thought I’d share some more wonderful helpful tips from my fellow bloggers in the #Momstertribe. We are all about helping each other get through the challenges of motherhood as best we can, and these posts are all meant to help save your sanity this school year. Get your back to school season started right with our fabulous round-up of back to school posts! Here you’ll find everything from meal planning to travel safety and so much more!   Fab Working Mom Life | Back to School Driving Safety Tips The back to […]

Posted August 23, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, School, TopPosts, / 0 Comments
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Amazon Seller

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with an Amazon Seller

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Keri, who runs an Amazon Store called Born Cute and is working on a blog, Keri Keeps Up. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? My name is Keri, and I am a self-declared Mom Boss. When I was seventeen, I had my first baby. Obviously, this is something that can really define the direction of a person’s life. I had always planned to go on and […]

Posted August 22, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

Parenthood is hard: Sacrifices that parents have to make

  It’s OK to admit it. Moms and dads all over the world, take a deep breath and say it out loud: Parenthood is both demanding and disappointing. Yes, we love our children. Yes, we want to be the best parents we can. But, it’s time to come to terms with the fact that parenting isn’t at all what we expected. A recent study reveals that most parents feel like they’re not as happy as they were before becoming parents. Of the 2,016 parents who were surveyed, only 30% said they were happier or had the same level of happiness […]

Posted August 21, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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Side-Hustle Series: Interview with B&B Owner

Side-Hustle Series: Interview with B&B Owner

I am enjoying interviewing professionals about their line of work or their side hustles. Today I am sharing an interview with Jeanetta, owner of La Terraza Guest House B&B. She started the Bed and Breakfast in Costa Rica with her husband after he retired from the Army. She currently still runs the B&B with her son. Tell us a little about yourself and your business. Why did you select it and how did you get started? I own a wonderful B&B in Costa Rica. During our travels after retirement, we stayed at this wonderful B&B twice where on both visits the […]

Posted August 16, 2017 by Julie in Work, / 1 Comment
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Get Ready for Back To School with these Tips

Get Ready for Back To School with these Tips

With summer starting to wind down, back to school is on people’s minds. For me, back to school means my commute time gets a ton worse. But it is also important to remember that the back to school commute comes with added traffic hazards, and we need to remember these back to school driving safety tips. My toddler’s daycare schedule doesn’t really change, though he is approaching preschool (once we get that heinie of his potty trained). But I’m sure kindergarten will be here before we know it, and many of my readers are doing the back to school shuffle […]

Posted August 15, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, School, TopPosts, / 2 Comments
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Couch Kid? 5 Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

Couch Kid? 5 Ways to Motivate an Inactive Child

        Kids who exercise on a regular basis will carry these habits with them into adulthood and live healthier lives. Staying active can also help children strengthen their muscles, control their weight, reduce their risk of developing serious health conditions, and sleep better at night. Active kids also tend to perform better in school and have higher self-esteem than inactive kids. Unfortunately, many children prefer sitting on the couch and watching TV or playing video games more than getting the physical exercise they need to stay healthy. If your child is a couch potato, here are five […]

Posted August 14, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Back to School Driving Safety Tips

Back to School Driving Safety Tips

Fall is coming. You know what time it is. Back to school season means more traffic for us commuters, and more opportunities for not-so-safe situations on the road. It seems everyone gets lazy during the summer months and fall brings around many traffic incidents and accidents. Parents are in a hurry to drop kids off on their way to work. Children run around and may jump into the road. More people, in general, are back on the road after being off for a few months. Let’s take a moment to think about back to school safety and specifically driving safety. […]

Posted August 11, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, School, / 2 Comments
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5 Kid-Friendly Drinks for Summer

5 Kid-Friendly Drinks for Summer

5 Kid-Friendly Drinks Now that summer’s in full swing, it’s time to relax by the pool with a cold drink in hand. If you’ve got kids, though, they might want to join on the fun or even steal a sip from you. With that in mind, here are five kid-friendly drinks you can make that are safe for the whole family to enjoy. Shirley Temple This popular drink is named after the child star of the same name (though she personally had nothing to do with its creation despite rumors). With the appearance of a normal cocktail but without any […]

Posted August 10, 2017 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, / 2 Comments
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