My favorite blueberry muffins

Let’s put it this way…I have a sweet tooth, badly. Got worse after little Charlie was born, and it hasn’t stopped yet.

I love to eat the entire tray of gluten free lemon bars in one day…and also gluten free blueberry muffins!

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A box fit for a queen…I mean a breastfeeding mama!

You guys, if you don’t know by now that I’m passionate about breastfeeding…I AM!

I struggled so much the first time when low milk supply, and this time…I had the milk flowing in the beginning and now it’s taken a nose dive!

That means I’ve been in problem-solving mode for days! Because I will not let this milk-making battle get the best of me!

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From one sleep deprived Mama to another.

From one sleep deprived Mama to another.

It will be okay.

It might not seem like it now, since you’ve been up all night with the babe and now the toddler is up at 7:15am, but trust me, you’re strong and you will get through this day.

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Making two under two a breeze.

I hope you’re not getting tired of my mom essential posts, because I have another one for you.

I’ve found that having two under two is complicated when you’re being pulled in two different directions, the toddler wanting to play outside and the baby wanting to be held…or the toddler wanting to go in the stroller and the baby won’t stop crying…you catch my drift.

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Swaddled with Ollie.

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I’ve gotta tell you…neither of my children like to be swaddled.

Must be something about their hands feeling constrained–I’m not exactly sure. Zeke would always cry and wiggle his arms out, so I gave up when he was just itty bitty. But with baby Charlie, I found a swaddle she actually likes AND sleeps in! Continue reading