Tips for Creating a Baby Registry

Tips for Creating a Baby Registry

The first time Mr. MLM and I went to Babies R Us, we had to leave because it was just too much. I didn’t know what we truly needed or where to begin. As someone who likes to research every purchase, I was overwhelmed with the amount of time this project would take. Here are the steps I took to create a baby registry while suffering from paralysis of the analysis: I talked to one friend about her recommendations. My…

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Cutting Eating Out by 70 Percent

Cutting Eating Out by 70 Percent

I recently spent a couple of hours going through our bank and credit card statements for 2016. Our accountant needed information on our medical expenses for our taxes. Although we spent nearly $15,000 on out-of-pocket medical expenses due to complications surrounding Aidan’s birth, what was more shocking was that most purchases on every statement were for eating out or coffee. We must have been very hungry and tired in 2016. Out of curiosity, I decided to go back through our…

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Review of Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Review of Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child

Healthy Sleep Habits, Happy Child by Dr. Marc Weissbluth is easily one of the top five best gifts I’ve ever received. Well, it was technically a gift to my son, but he can’t sit up yet let alone read so we’ll call it a gift to me. As we hear so often that it’s become cliché, babies do not come with instruction manuals. Hospitals could change that by giving out copies of this book to new parents. It’s that helpful!…

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