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10 Tips to Improve Lactation for Breastfeeding Moms

In Frugal, Phenomenal, Phenomenal Living

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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FNPhenomenal SIngle Mom Spotlight

FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight: Charity Marcus

In FNPhenomenal MOM

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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What My Twins Taught Me About Being Attentive (1)

What My Twins Taught Me About Being Attentive

In Phenomenal Living

As a mom have you ever struggled to find enough time during the day to do the things that you need to do for yourself and your children? I work from home so it’s hard to strike the perfect balance between working and being a mom. I’m pulled in between the need to tend to my kids, the mommy guilt of wanting to play with them, and also the practical need to do work so I can earn an income. I admit, that I learned how to effectively multi-task. I can write a blog post, check email, and take phone…

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5 Things to Consider to Minimize Your Cloth Diaper Investment

In Finance, FNPhenomenal MOM, Phenomenal Living

According to Vogue, the initial investment for cloth diapers is approximately $750 for 30 diapers. Given that the upfront cost is relatively high, it may be a barrier for those looking to use cloth diapers. In addition to the actual diapers, there are other items that you will need. Please clock here to read about some of the other products that you may need. Getting started can be a little daunting and the initial expense a little overwhelming, so I decided to share 5 tips to help you start using cloth diapers and minimize your expenses. Register for the diapers….

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Why I Decided to Cloth Diaper My Twins

In Finance, FNPhenomenal MOM, Phenomenal Living

As a new mom of twins, whenever I said that I intended to use cloth diapers instead of disposable diapers, I got a variety of looks ranging from confusion to excitement. Some even commented that I was brave and wondered if I would have the time to breastfeed and cloth diaper my twins. When my friend first introduced the concept of cloth diapers, I was confused and a little freaked out. Come on, what do I do with the poop??? Plus, I couldn’t imagine dealing with pins and rubber pants! Despite learning that cloth diaper technology has come a long…

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