Fourth Trimester Self-Care

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The Fourth Trimester

It has officially been three weeks since I gave birth to my beautiful baby girl. While I am enjoying newborn cuddles and adjusting to joining the mom of two club, I’m still feeling the aches and pains of giving birth both physically and mentally. This is what I like to call the fourth trimester, most commonly known as postpartum.

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Surviving Pregnancy With a Toddler in Tow

Expecting Mamas With Little Monsters

Whether your second pregnancy was planned or a pleasant surprise, being pregnant while caring for a toddler is no easy task. On top of first trimester fatigue you will also be dealing with daily temper tantrums. Surviving pregnancy with a toddler in tow and keeping your sanity will soon become your number one priority, trust me.

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DIY Felt Board For Kids

Felt Board for Kids

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Getting Crafty

My daughter has a new found love of stickers. She is constantly wanting to play with her sticker book, but at her age she isn’t quite skilled yet in taking the stickers out on her own. I was trying to find an easier way to let her play with stickers, without having to help her every 2 seconds to get a new sticker out. That’s where I got the idea of making her a felt board for her room.

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The Kings and Queens of Marvel’s Black Panther

Credit: IMDB – Black Panther (2018)

Positive Representation

I went to see Black Panther because I’m a fan of Marvel, but I was specifically drawn to see it because of it’s cast. In my life, I’ve never seen a movie that portrayed black characters in such a beautiful light. Where black women were warriors and inventors, and where black men were leaders and superhero’s.

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Black Owned Beauty Brands To Support

Treat Yourself 

In honor of Black History Month, I thought I’d share some of my favorite beauty brands created by black women. It doesn’t matter if you’re black, white, red, or purple, these brands have something for everybody. So, if you’re in the market for new beauty products or looking for new cosmetic brands to support, add these amazing brands to your list.

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The Ultimate Guide To Traveling With Your Baby

Tips on traveling with your baby. #Travel #Baby #Motherhood

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How Far I’ll Go

I feel like this is very appropriate to write about as I currently make my checklist and scramble to get things together for my family’s upcoming trip. This time around it will be a 4 hour car-ride following a 2 hour plane-ride but lucky for us, this isn’t our first go-round traveling with baby. 

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How I Make Money Shopping

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Frugal Francine

Ok, so I hate using the word “cheap” but there really is no other way to describe me when it comes to spending money. I like to shop but I like saving money more. Believe me when I say that I’m all about a good deal and using coupons (no one is ever too good to use coupons).

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Five Major Keys to Being a Happier Mama

Finding Your Happiness

The day I became a mother was the greatest day of my life, hands down. I’d never felt such happiness before, but, little did I know it would only last for so long. Before you take this the wrong way, understand that after having a baby your hormones and emotions are running rampant, literally.

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