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play-based preschool

Preschool Is For Play

Before I dive in, our past experiences and intuition inspired our preschool decision. As long as the preschool loves and cares for your child, at the end of the day there’s unlikely to be an insurmountable difference between balanced, academic, or play-based preschool. (Read about the differences here.) We chose a play-based preschool for our […]

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part-time job

No Such Thing as a Part-Time Job

You’ll love part-time!” they said. “You’ll have the best of both worlds!” they said. But, there is a dirty little secret that all part-time job moms know… Nothing is actually part-time. We really are stay-at-home-mom slash work-mom going 80 miles per hour regardless of where we physically are 24 hours a day, seven days a […]

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exclusive pumping

An Emotional Switch from Nursing to Exclusive Pumping

When it comes to breastfeeding, it’s not always black and white. There’s a little breastfeeding sister called pumping that I don’t think gets enough attention, and I’m not just talking about the working mom type. What I’m referring to is exclusive pumping (EP), a unique form of breastfeeding that comes with its very own set […]

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Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk

Building A Freezer Stash of Breastmilk While on Maternity Leave

When I went back to work, I had stashed about 300 ounces of breastmilk in my freezer.  Admittedly, that’s way more than the average mama needs… but I tend to be an overachiever. 😉  In all seriousness, I – like many moms – was building a freezer stash of breastmilk for a whole bunch of […]

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