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10 Tips to Improve Lactation for Breastfeeding Moms

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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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FNPhenomenal Mom Spotlight: Charity Marcus

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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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You are where you need to be because there are lessons that you have to learn and life tests that you need to pass before you can graduate to that next phase.

You Are Exactly Where You Need to Be In Life

In Frugal, Phenomenal

It’s easy to complain that you aren’t where you want to be, however, in reality, you are exactly where you need to be.  I know that sounds harsh.  You may be thinking, “What’s she talking about?  I don’t like what’s happening in my life right now.”  I say that you are where you need to be because there are lessons that you have to learn and life tests that you need to pass before you can graduate to that next phase. Unfortunately, the place that you need to be right now may be uncomfortable.  However, progress begins at the end…

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Breastfeeding can be challenging but this post helps you to let go of any guilt from breastfeeding and milk supply

Letting Go of the Breastfeeding Guilt

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I wanted to share this post that I wrote on Facebook on December 15, 2015, so you can get a sense of the journey that I have been on. I think that it is important because you see me know after I have become a lot stronger. This post gives you a bit more of the raw emotion and fear that I felt when I first started to share some of the difficulties that I encountered as a new mom. FYI – In an effort to be raw and unfiltered, I’m sharing the post exactly as it appeared on Facebook so…

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