Author: Carly the Mommy

Breastfeeding, Diet and Weight loss: Important Questions Answered

Everything you need to know about diet for weight loss while breastfeeding This is a guest post by Jane from Trip To Motherhood. Here she shares everything she’s learned about how to lose weight while breastfeeding without affecting milk supply.  Two of the most common problems new moms struggle with are low milk supply and stubborn baby weight. On top of everything else you’re going through postpartum, it’s not uncommon to find yourself asking, what do I need to know about diet for weight loss while breastfeeding AND keeping my milk supply up and my baby happy? When we have our...

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The Ultimate Third Trimester To-Do List

Third Trimester to-do list – these things need doing Mama! The Third Trimester of Pregnancy is far from a walk in the park, but it’s also a very important time in terms of preparing for life after baby. It’s the obvious time to tackle that third trimester to do list.  I’m here now, in the third trimester, have been for a few weeks, and it’s already getting old. I generally bounce out of bed in the morning, no matter how much sleep I got (or didn’t get) – but not so for the last two weeks. The tired is...

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Simple Ways for Dad to Bond With Baby

Are you looking for ways for Dad to bond with baby? I’m blessed to have an amazing dad who was always there for me – and who I know WILL always be there for me. And I’m so grateful that my husband is a dad who wants to be involved with our children and puts making time to bond with them at the top of his list of priorities. Just this one thing gives me so much peace about raising babies in this uncertain world. I believe the lack of a good bond with daddy contributes to a BUNCH...

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How I’m growing my email list WITHOUT increasing blog page views OR creating a new freebie!

We all understand the importance of email list growth in our pursuit of a profitable blog, right? I’m the first to admit that email isn’t the easiest thing I do as a blogger… That’s partly my fault. I’ve chosen to email in a different niche than where I get the vast majority of my pageviews. My blog is a mommy blog, but my email list is a blogging tips list. So, it figures that it takes me a little longer to grow my list than some, because the majority of people viewing my blog posts aren’t the people I’m...

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5 Tips to Help You Control Baby Clutter

The first thing you have to do to control baby clutter in your home is to recognize that it’s just like any other clutter. You either (a) need it or (b) don’t need it.
You keep the first and pass the second on to a friend who does, a crisis pregnancy center that helps moms in need, or donate it to the thrift store.

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