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Maternity Leave For Nurses: How To Save Money

Nurses work extremely hard to care for patients. Yet when they have a baby of their own they barely have time to bond with them before they head back to work.  Add the financial strain into the mix and it can become very stressful and overwhelming.  So what is a nurse who is also a brand new mom to do? Read to learn more about the 8 helpful ways you can save money for maternity leave…

Silent Placental Abruption: Our Premature Birth Story

I experienced a silent placental abruption when I was 33 weeks pregnant. This is the story of how our “tiny but mighty” little girl made her entrance into the world and why we continue to thank our lucky stars everyday…

How A Crib Tent Helped Our Family Sleep Again

A crib tent gave our family the give of sleep (and sanity!) after out toddler learned to climb out of her crib at 16 months. Read about how we tried to prevent “crib escape” and why a crib tent was the most helpful toddler purchase we have made, ever…

How We Do Sunday Funday As Parents

My husband and I do Sunday Funday differently now that we are parents. Having a new baby drastically changes the social life but there are easy ways you can still have fun while being responsible parents too. This post includes the 5 essentials for Sunday Funday and the reasons why a growler at the park makes for the best family date…