Baby, Breastfeeding, Personal, Review

An Honest Mama’s List of Breastfeeding Essentials

Hi Y'all! It has been a crazy week in the Marsh household! Between hubs and I working our normal jobs this week my part time job has gained a little steam! Working for VIPKID can be exhausting but the extra income is sure nice. Aside from the extra cash it is super gratifying for me… Continue reading An Honest Mama’s List of Breastfeeding Essentials

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Uncategorized, Baby, Personal, Family

An Honest Mama’s Breastfeeding Journey

Hey Y'all! Welcome to World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7)! I thought we would kick off the re-launch of the blog with something I have become SUPER passionate about! Breastfeeding! PLUS- A giveaway on Sunday! My breastfeeding journey has been a long and super crazy one. With Layla, we had a traumatic delivery that resulted in… Continue reading An Honest Mama’s Breastfeeding Journey

Baby, Family, Personal, Uncategorized

An Honest Mama Update

Hey y'all! An Honest Mama Blog is preparing to return and I have some FABULOUS stuff for you! I am busy working on post prep, a giveaway (or two), and of course some fabulous reviews for the new launch! As always you can count me for an honest, blunt, and sometimes comical opinion! While I… Continue reading An Honest Mama Update

Baby, Family, Top Ten

Top Ten-Toddler Toys

Hey everyone! I have been working on this post for a while! I thought with the Holidays approaching I would get it on up in case anyone needs some inspiration! In no particular order..... Smart Wheels/Friends/Animals by Vtech- We already own three of these sets and have two more on CK's Christmas list! I have loved Vtech since… Continue reading Top Ten-Toddler Toys

Baby, Family

Walking with Stride Rite

When Layla was little one of hubs aunts bought LJ Stride Rite shoes, and we loved them. The way they fit, the excellent customer service in store and the stylish options they offer make them our go to for toddler and kid shoes. This time around, once CK started standing we got her first pair… Continue reading Walking with Stride Rite

Baby, Review

Baby Badger Wall Saver-Review

<a href="http://www.tomoson.com/?code=TOP9df4e04e5c0aa14c536145bce149ebc4" rel="nofollow"><img style="display: none" src="http://www.tomoson.com/images/front/pixel.png" /></a> A few weeks ago when we started to prepare my Grandparent's house for when we move we realized we needed to get a baby gate (the house is a split level). Well we got the gate, put it up, and it scratched the heck out of the freshly… Continue reading Baby Badger Wall Saver-Review

Personal

It Takes A Village

Anyone who knows me probably knows just how OFTEN I use this phrase. We had LJ at a young age and were just not ready to be parents. We relied on our families for everything because we did not have a choice. I worked 2 jobs and went to school, Chris worked, and life was… Continue reading It Takes A Village

Baby, Personal

Exclusively Pumping-Top Ten Tips!

  Hey ya'll! I know when I was Exclusively Pumping I would search high and low for tips on how to make it as easy as possible so here's mine (and the cousin tribe). RELAX- This is huge! A relaxed momma is a momma that makes milk. For me, this meant having my routine, one… Continue reading Exclusively Pumping-Top Ten Tips!

Baby

Baby Registry Checklist-Honest Mama Style

Registering for a baby shower is one of the most exciting parts during pregnancy, at least for me! However, the list they give you at Buy Buy Baby, Babies R Us, or Target=Totally over the top. I mean come on, no one honestly needs everything on that list! An Actual "Must Have Checklist" provided for… Continue reading Baby Registry Checklist-Honest Mama Style

Baby, Personal

My C-Section Advice

With my first pregnancy, I had everything planned in my head- natural labor and natural childbirth. But God has a funny way of changing plans 😉 Layla was born via C-section after 36 hours of labor without much progress. In hindsight, I would have been more firm on my positions about things but I was… Continue reading My C-Section Advice