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2017 Essentials with Emily Seasonal

Back to School Essentials

If this Fall marks your little one’s first foray into daycare or kindergarten, there’s a lot to think about! Back to School season is such an exciting time and probably a bit emotional for us parents, too, if we’re honest. Here’s how to prepare…

August 23, 2017
2017 Breastfeeding Essentials with Emily Feeding

Breastfeeding Essentials

There are few, if any, parenting topics more charged than breastfeeding. From onlookers shaming moms who nourish their babies in public, to the black and white “breast is best” camp, moms routinely site breastfeeding as the most emotional and difficult part of the newborn…

August 2, 2017
2017 Essentials with Emily Seasonal

Summer Essentials

Summer is here and it feels amazing! Worrying about the wind shield and wrestling with snow pants are distant memories, and the long, lazy days of summer are the new reality. Personally, I feel like a much more easy-going and spontaneous parent in the…

July 12, 2017
2017 Essentials with Emily

Mom Essentials

C. S. Lewis once said, “Children are not a distraction from important work, they are the most important work”. I love this quote for many reasons, but sometimes I simply love it because it acknowledges that mothering is hard work. We mothers, regardless of…

May 9, 2017
2017 Essentials with Emily

Oral Hygiene for Baby and Beyond

While most little ones don’t sprout their first tooth until around six months, oral hygiene is important even before we see any pearly whites, and long after. Like any healthy practice, it can be hard to develop at first, but it’s always best to…

April 18, 2017