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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…


Return to Work

Posted on July 21, 2017

After taking 17 weeks of maternity-leave, I learned two things: It is tough being a stay-at-home mom taking care of a baby. It is also tough leaving your baby at daycare. So, I returned to work and I was, “on the bench.” If you are in the consulting world, you will know that this is a time for employees to find a project to work on. I enjoyed working at the home office vs. client sites because there were many events going on, free breakfast in the morning as well as their free Starbucks machines and so on and so on… I guess there are some perks. This was my first time on the bench and I was nervous. The kid beside me didn’t…