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Apps That I Found Useful During Maternity Leave

Posted on December 16, 2017

I want to share some applications that I found useful while I was on maternity leave. I was very busy with the baby, and extremely tired. So, things like walking the dog, grocery shopping, and going to the gym were difficult to complete while everyone was out at work.  Groceries During my pregnancy, I read blogs that shared advice on preparing plenty of food before the baby arrived. Needless to say, I was not that prepared. Actually, I didn’t think it would be too hard to cook with a new born. It wasn’t until after a baby I realized why they shared this advice. I was tired, hungry, and very busy with the baby. The last thing I wanted to do was go to…


Get Through It

Posted on October 30, 2017

“Patience is the calm acceptance that things can happen in a different order than the one you have in mind.” – David Allen  Is it me or does time speed-up after you have a child? I can’t believe the year is almost over! One minute I had a new born, now I have an eight month old daughter with two teeth, who loves to wave and say, “Hi!” I know it is barely November, but seriously, where did the year go? I am always on the go, planning my next day, hour or week. It is as if so much has happened and by always planning my next day or move, I haven’t had much time to just sit back and reflect upon it…


Featured Mompreneur: Jessica

Posted on October 17, 2017

From late night sewing sessions to managing business operations, running a business in the fashion industry can be a lot of work. Meet Jessica, owner and designer of Laura Faye and mompreneur, who does it all, with each leather clutch and accessory carefully designed and hand-made with care.   Jessica always had a love for fashion, she earned her Bachelor of Science in Fashion Merchandizing and a Master of Science in Business Industry Training from Old Dominion University (ODU), which paved the way for Jessica to operate a fashion business.  In March of 2013, on her birthday, Jessica launched her business – Laura Faye. For three years, she was operating her business part-time. It wasn’t until 4 months ago, when she decided it was time to run her…


Making Baby Food

Posted on August 19, 2017

My daughter is loving stage one baby food. She loves carrots, pears and sweet potatoes! It is exciting when your baby is finally ready for baby food! It is so cute when they try different foods for the first time! Whether you decide to make your own food or use jarred food, it nice to do a little research first! I purchased the book below to help me with making my own food. The first step is deciding when is the best time to make the food and then developing a time-saving schedule! Right? When do you have time to make this food while working Monday-Friday and taking care of an infant? For me, I make mine on a weekend and I make enough to…