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Extended Breastfeeding :: Why It Worked For My Family

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Extended Breastfeeding :: Why It Worked For My Family Breastfeeding was not something I thought about much during my first pregnancy. I took a class at Woman’s Hospital and learned the basics, and I hoped I would […]

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High Lipase and Bottle Refusal: The Part of Breastfeeding and Pumping No One Told Me About

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  High Lipase and Bottle Refusal: The Part of Breastfeeding and Pumping No One Told Me About When I was pregnant with my first baby, Lillian, I intended to breastfeed from the get go. Like many new moms, […]

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Best Foods for Breastfeeding

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Best Foods for Breastfeeding Many breastfeeding moms worry about the foods they eat, thinking they have to eat a perfect diet in order for their baby to get perfect breast milk. This often leads to unnecessary stress […]

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Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood

Disclosure: This post is part our series in observance of World Breastfeeding Week and is sponsored by Woman’s Hospital.  Six Lessons Breastfeeding Taught Me About Parenthood The moment that I began to try to breastfeed, lessons of what parenthood was going to be like started flooding in. There were disappointments, victories, and everything in between. These […]

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Red Stick Moms Need to Know :: Baton Rouge Activities in August 2018

Pack in some end-of-summer fun with these August activities before you start packing those school bags! We have gathered our favorite family-friendly events in and around Baton Rouge this month and featured them here in the monthly guide. Red Stick Moms Blog maintains a full calendar of events here. If you have a great family-friendly Baton Rouge event to add, […]

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No is Not Short for Let’s Negotiate

Moms, I need to talk about the word “no.” We speak a lot about raising our children to understand and obey our “no.” We use “no” to protect our children and set healthy boundaries. We’re also fully aware of the “no means no” campaign, and as parents, we do our best to teach our children […]

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Date Night Out 2018 :: Recap

Disclosure :: This date night could not have been possible without our wonderful sponsor, Rotolo's Craft and Crust.  This Date Night Out was all about gathering in a place where we could be relaxed, enjoy yummy bites and have uninterrupted conversation with the ones we love. We'd say from looking around the place, that was [...]
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Social Media Makes Me Feel Like a Stalker

As I was checking out at the grocery store, I looked over at the line next to me and recognized her. And her kids. “Are you Jeff’s wife?” I said. Mind you … I’ve never been introduced to this person in real life. Or the kids. But I recognized her from pictures posted on Facebook. […]

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