• Best-Beauty-Hacks-Ever
    Momma Love,  Parenting,  Pregnancy

    Best Beauty Hacks Ever – 5 Lifesaving Tips for the Busy Mom

    I am a natural born woman, I like to feel pretty, feminine, and dainty all the time. Pregnancy was not this glowing feeling for me. In fact, I looked more like an overworked version of the Michelin Man who hadn’t slept in decades. During pregnancy, there comes a long list of do’s and don’t’s. Things like sunbathing and hair dye, bring everything into question. In order to keep my sanity, I needed to find ways to pamper myself that were both cost-efficient and safe for me and my baby. I know it may sound vain, but I like to look good so I can feel good. Who doesn’t like to…

  • Exercises-For-Diastasis-Recti
    Fit Momma

    Exercises for Diastasis Recti – How I Fixed Mine in Just 5 Weeks!

      *Disclaimer:* I am not a doctor or any type of medical professional. Please consult your doctor before attempting any of the following exercises. Depending on the circumstances, what worked for me, may not be suitable for you. I had a natural delivery and the healing process is very different from that of a C-section. Do not attempt without the approval of your doctor or provider. About two years before pregnancy, I had found myself immersed in the fitness world. I had become very health conscious and had been working on building muscle and toning my physique. By the time I found out I was pregnant I had reached the…

  • DIY-Eyebrow-Tint
    Momma's Product Reviews

    DIY Eyebrow Tint – Save Time & Money On Your Morning Routine

      Product: Godefroy Professional Eyebrow Tint Kit Price: $10.23 (4 pack starter kit), $15.50 – $21.95 (price varies depending on tint color) Where to buy: Amazon Personal Rating: 9.8 out of 10 Change Your Brow Game Forever Mommas, tell me if this sounds familiar. You wake up in the morning, crawl out of bed and walk into your baby’s room. With your eyes half shut, you pull them out of bed and drag yourself downstairs to feed them breakfast. Once they’re fed and happy, you make your way back upstairs to give them their morning bath. Now fed and dressed, it’s already time for a nap (yay!), which means you…

  • Fisher-Price-Rock-N-Play
    Momma's Product Reviews

    Fisher Price Rock N Play- An In-Depth Review

      Product: Fisher Price Rock N Play Price: $55.99 –$74.00 Retail Where to Buy: Amazon.com Personal Rating: 9.5 out of 10 What is A Rock N Play? The Fisher-Price Rock N Play is an innovative sleeper with a hands-free rocking feature. This rocking sleeper has saved my life as a new mom on multiple occasions. The sleek design allows it to rock back and forth smoothly gently helping your baby drift into dreamland. It’s built at a slight incline, which has soothed my baby to sleep on the nights I’ve desperately needed rest. The baseline model Rock N Play comes with an assortment of different features, rather than just simply self-rocking.…

  • Postpartum-Depression
    Momma Love

    Treating Postpartum Depression – My Story

      *Disclaimer:* This is my story dealing with Postpartum Depression. What worked for me, may not work for you. Postpartum depression is a very serious illness and should not be taken lightly. Please consult your doctor, before attempting to treat it on your own. Becoming a mother is my biggest and best accomplishment of my life and I have loved every minute of discovering the person my daughter is becoming. I wouldn’t trade being a mom for the world, however, there is a side to motherhood I was never expecting to experience. Mommas, I’m about to get real with you. When postpartum depression hits, it hits hard. I was 23…

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    On the Go Essentials

    Diaper Bag Checklist -Top 5 Items For Your Bottle-Fed Baby

      While I was expecting, I, like many other mommas had planned on breastfeeding my new baby. I loved the health benefits and my husband loved the idea of the money we could save on formula. However, once my baby was born I found breastfeeding to be extremely challenging. My baby had a great latch but did not know how to actually suck, she had a condition known as tongue thrust. Through valiant efforts, I decided to exclusively pump and feed her my breast milk through a bottle, which then caused my milk supply to eventually dry up. So, after two long months of struggling to feed my baby breast…

  • Owlet-Smart-Sock-2-Baby-Monitor
    Momma's Product Reviews

    Owlet Smart Sock 2 Baby Monitor- My Honest Review

      Product: The Owlet Smart Sock 2 Baby Monitor Price: $199.00 for the sock, $329.00 for Sock + Camera Best Place to Buy: Amazon.com Personal Rating: 9 out of 10 The Owlet Smart Sock 2 is a wearable monitor that uses pulse oximetry to track heart rate and oxygen levels. It is the newest craze for parents and rightfully so. I’ve mentioned before that I swear by this device, and it’s clear to see why 94% of parents have reduced anxiety and better quality of sleep after purchasing the Owlet. The Owlet comes with an app that portrays a preset range of where your baby’s heart rate and oxygen levels…

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    Bringing Home Baby

    Newborn Baby’s First Day Home-Top 5 Must Have Items

      Once your baby arrives and your hospital stay is coming to an end, reality sets in that you are responsible for this tiny, fragile, human. Prior to this you could barely keep the succulents in the kitchen windowsill alive, and now you’re the sole caregiver and provider for a living breathing human? Breathe. Don’t panic. You’ve got this. And if you’re reading this, you have me to guide you through it. Now, I am definitely no expert, but I have taken first-hand experience from my own newborn baby’s first day home, and have come up with a list of the five most important items to have ready at your…