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About mama@heart

After 3.5 years of infertility, we were beyond thrilled to discover our last IUI had been a success! Our RE called it a miracle but we knew it was divine. Now I blog about motherhood after infertility. We practice attachment parenting with a focus on natural and gentle methods. We babywear, cloth diaper, advocate for breastfeeding and many others. I hope you enjoy.

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Dating is expensive

I really should have known this already but surprisingly it’s news to me.  People tell you that your relationship changes after a baby and you just nod. Maybe it’s a nod to say “sure, whatever you say” or maybe it’s … Continue reading

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Do the scary things 

I’ve mentioned on here before that my anxiety post partum has been a persistent struggle. Of course, a level of worry is normal after having a child,  especially your first but I haven’t felt “right”. I even got so concerned … Continue reading

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The art of “be”ing

Sometimes in life,  God will ask you to do a thing that scares you.  A thing that you’re not sure you can do or want to do.  Today, that thing for me is nothing.   Recently,  I’ve very clearly felt … Continue reading

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Trip to the ER…

My child decided to roll off the couch while fully awake and found the side table.  With his face. His mouth to be exact.   Now hurting his mouth is pretty standard for him.  As he was learning to walk, … Continue reading

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15 month mini update

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Attachment Parenting is not…

It seems there are misconceptions about attachment parenting and gentle parenting. Attachment Parenting is not… 1. Helicopter parenting Helicopter parenting is not letting your children experience consequences or running in and saving them from every little thing.  Which has nothing … Continue reading

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