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5 Tips for Returning to Work as a Breastfeeding Mama

  We have a special guest on the blog this week - Anna Murphy, the mama behind Curate Mum! She supports mamas in their back to work and career journey…AND she has an e-book coming out next month! I’m super excited for the tips she’s sharing with us this week, so let’s get to it!  ————— Returning to work can be a stressful time for any Mama, there are lots of things to consider and if you are continuing pumping or breastfeeding, there are some practical steps you can take to help make the process easier. Here I’m sharing my top five tips for a successful return to work while continuing your breastfeeding journey! 1. Speak to your employer When...

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3 Tips for Less Stress in Getting Dressed

I graduated from college...awhile ago (ha..trying not to date myself here!) and simultaneously had no idea and lots of ideas of what I wanted to do with my life. While I was figuring it out, I somehow ended up as a personal stylist. This didn’t have anything to do with what I THOUGHT I wanted to do or what I earned my degree in, but I loved it and I’m so happy for that experience because it led me here! So, mamas, who has a hard time finding clothes that fit your new mom bod? And make it easy to nurse and pump? And are actually cute and made you feel good? Tall order, right? Well, once Ailana J. officially...

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Mama’s First Day of Work.

In honor of Labor Day Weekend, let's chat about my first day back to work after maternity leave. A new mom’s first day back to work from maternity leave isn’t typically something that is celebrated. We don’t take pictures in our “first day of work” outfit with a sign notating the date or what not, like parents do on their kids’ first day of school. But it’s a BIG. DEAL. We SHOULD be proud of the outfit we managed to put together for our first day. We should be proud that we made it out of the house in something presentable at all! My first day back to work was a whirlwind of emotions. First off, my baby decided to...

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