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If you are a breastfeeding or pumping mom then you need these 5 things to make sure that you are successful

5 Things That Every Breastfeeding and Pumping Mom Needs to Successfully Breastfeed

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I’ve been doing a series about the things that I have learned breastfeeding twins. Please check out Part 1, Part 2, and Part 3 where I share the things that I have learned to help me on this breastfeeding journey. In the beginning of breastfeeding, I was very frustrated and I internalized it as a reflection of me as a woman. One of the things that I realized during that time was that I needed to set myself up for success. My plan is to breastfeed my twins for 12 months, and I’m halfway there, however just like in business…






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Here are five ways start up entrepreneurs can save despite having irregular income during lean times

5 Ways Start-Up Entrepreneurs Can Save Effectively and Proactively

In Entrepreneurship, Frugal, Phenomenal

Saving for entrepreneurs can be an afterthought, when you spend most of your time running your business. If you are a start-up entrepreneur, then you may be in for some lean times for the first couple of years as you grow your revenue. This makes saving very difficult. However, saving is extremely important since there is no consistent paycheck to fall back on during lean times. How do you save when your focus is on reinvesting into your business to help it grow? I caught up with personal finance guru and bestselling author, Aisha Taylor, who provided these five tips…






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FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight interview Contessa Louise

FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight: Contessa Louise

In FNPhenomenal MOM, Frugal, Phenomenal

FNPhenomenal Mom is a series that I am doing to highlight Single Moms who are amazing moms and who are also rocking it out personally in their careers, entrepreneurship, or in the community.  I think that it is important to show other single moms that it is possible to raise amazing children without sacrificing who you are as a woman.  These interviews are motivational, but also include practical advice on how to structure your life for success, financial management tips, and techniques to teach your children about finances.  We are all in this journey together.  My hope is to highlight other…






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10 Tips to Improve Lactation for Breastfeeding Moms

In Frugal, Phenomenal

I’m currently doing a series to help breastfeeding moms on their journey. Click HERE to learn about Letting Go of The Breastfeeding Guilt and HERE to learn How to Pump in Public Without Feeling Weird.  I will be writing another post to talk about the benefits of breastfeeding. I’ve been very vocal about my breastfeeding challenges, so I’m trying to share all of the knowledge that I gained from the research that I found. This helped me to get from breast milk being 20-30% of my twins’ diet to it becoming 100%. Talk to a lactation consultant early. Don’t suffer…






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The critical things that breastfeeding moms need to know if they need to pump and they are not at home

How to Pump In Public Without Feeling Weird

In Frugal, Phenomenal

Last week I shared a post that I wrote on Facebook about my journey. I think that sharing these posts are important, because when you look at me you may think that I’m strong and that I’ve always been this way. What you don’t see is the time that I am on my knees crying out to God asking for Him to give me this strength, power, and grace to keep going. As I mentioned in a previous post, breastfeeding has not been easy for me. I internalized it, suffered a lot in silence, and wanted to quit so many…






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