Tag: newborn

sleep deprivation

How to Cope with Sleep Deprivation 

How to Cope with Sleep Deprivation I will start by saying that sleep is super important. As far as your health goes, assuming you have the choice, it is far better to get enough sleep than workout. Note, it’s not that you shouldn’t work out, it’s that sleep is even more beneficial for your health. … Read More

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Getting Work Done With a Newborn 

Getting Work Done With a Newborn Having a newborn is exhausting. With round the clock feedings, it’s easy to feel like a glorified beverage dispenser. Add a toddler to the mix and you are on duty 24/7. And yet for the most part, I managed to stay active on my blog , complete one graduate … Read More

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Update on Life With a Newborn 

Update on Life With a Newborn If you read the last post, you know that Hailey was diagnosed with congenital hypothyroidism. Since then, Hailey has had several more appointments and blood draws.  Based on the adjusted dosage, her thyroid hormones went from being too low to too high. Having too much of the hormones can … Read More


When Perfect Isn’t Perfect

On May 12, 2016 my daughter was born. She was perfect. The doctors said she was perfect each time they checked her out. I saw her and all I saw was perfection. Then 5 days later we got a call from her pediatrician.   Her doctor told us that the hospital had contacted him with … Read More

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Things to do While Breastfeeding 

Things to do While Breastfeeding When you have a newborn and you choose to breastfeed, you can spend much of your day with a small person attached to your boob. With 8-12 feedings a day clocking in at 20-40 minutes each, this is a lot of time spent sedentary. Here’s a list of things you … Read More

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Welcome Baby Hailey 

Welcome Baby Hailey She finally arrived!! At 3:30 in the morning on Thursday, May 12, my water broke. At 2:40 that afternoon, Hailey was born. She was born weighing 6 lbs 12 oz and 20 inches long.  Hailey came out loud and proud letting everyone know of her arrival. Tyler was able to meet his … Read More