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Melanie Olson
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A Breastfeeding Mama's Game Changer
About a week ago, a mama in one of my Facebook groups posted about this silicone breast pump  (the Haakaa).  It suctions on to one breast while you're nursing on the other (or, at least, that's the popular way to use it but it can also be used like a regula...
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Hunter Daniel's birth story
They say that every pregnancy is different and our newest bundle of joy definitely proved that. Flashback to September 2015:  It was 4am on September 19th when we were getting ready to get on a plane to the West Coast for my good friend, Scott's wedding.  A...
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Stitch Fix #13 - March 2016 (Maternity Fix)
This month I asked my stylist, Emily, to send me a pair of maternity leggings and dresses that I could wear for baby showers/Easter. Market & Spruce -   Sollas Maternity Knit Top - $38 I wasn't really impressed with this top.  It fit more like a tunic and t...
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Beginning my fitness journey
Back in the beginning of January I was asked by a coworker to sign up for the Mudderella . The Mudderella "courses are 5-7 miles and include 12 -15 obstacles. It's a true athletic challenge, designed to test all-around fitness."  Having never even completed...
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Toddler Back to School Friday Faves
1.  Name Bubbles Daycare Label Pack   2.   Stephen Joseph Sidekicks Backpack 3.   Munchkin Miracle 360 Sippy Cup  4.  Quilted Performance Fleece Jacket 5. Crocs Kids' Crocband Clog Well we're soaking up the last few weeks of summer over here and it's defini...
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Why our son is part of a social media blackout
When we first learned that I was pregnant Bob and I had the  conversation.  No, not that  one...the other one.  The one about how we would address our future child appearing on social media.  Social media is great.  I actively participate on Facebook and In...
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Teacher Back to School Friday Faves
1.  Thirty-One Zip Top Utility Tote   2.   Yeti Coolers Rambler Tumbler 3.   KIND Plus Peanut Butter Dark Chocolate Bars  4. Pentel Mini RSVP Ballpoint Pens  5.   Halls Defense Vitamin C Drops Last summer I bought my first thirty-one bag.  It was this aweso...
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A Very Quick Four Years
August 19th, 2011 Four years ago, on a very hot and humid day in Allentown, Pennsylvania I married the love of my life.  It's so crazy to think that it's only been fours years -- but in the same breath -- those have been four very quick years.  We've been t...
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Why the 21-day fix works for me and becoming a Beachbody coach is just not for me
I've been back and forth on whether or not I wanted to write this, make it public, put my opinion out there but I've had enough people ask me "what's your secret" to feel like it was warranted to put my words in writing. I've done two "rounds" of the 21-day...
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