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A Letter to the Husband of a Breastfeeding Wife

Dear Dads, Before you roll your eyes when your wife hands over her phone, hear me out… Your wife is AMAZING!  She spends her entire day feeding your baby and when she isn’t feeding your baby, you can probably find her pumping. It may seem super easy that she gets to “lay down” and feed or pump, but to be honest…..IT’S PROBABLY THE HARDEST THING SHE’S EVER HAD TO DO on both her mind and her body. Why does she…

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Nighttime Routine with a Baby

This post is sponsored by Owlet Smart Sock. My nightly routine has definitely changed since becoming a mama.  I always joke with Ross about how I used to come home, run upstairs, wash my face, and literally fall into bed on the nights where I was super tired.  Now, its a whoooole process because we have another little human to take care of. 🙂 Rhett is NOT a sleeper, he likes to be up with mommy and play, play, play, so…

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I’m Not the Same Person I Used to be… (An Open Letter to the Old Me)

Dear Old Katelyn, You’re not the same person you used to be… The new me became a mom about three months ago.  Most of my friends have asked me how it’s been going.  They’ll say things like, “How are you feeling?  How’s the babe? What new milestones has he reached?  Are you loving being a mom?”  And the truth is…. I DO LOVE BEING A MOM….but…being a mom is hard!  I’m a totally different person than I was three months ago,…

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