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Welcome to A + Life!

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First things first! I am not a medical professional. I have never claimed to be and I would never pretend to be either. I am just a passionate mama bear who wants to take the very best care of her babies and thought it might be helpful to share some of the things we use/have […]

Essential Oils, Motherhood, Wellness

October 1, 2021

Wellness Guide For Little Ones

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This is a story I have put off writing for an entire year now because it’s incredibly painful. It hurts. It makes me so sad. I have so many emotions and feelings still deeply tied to this experience. Even with therapy, even with time, even with Lochlan. It is still so painful. On August 3rd, […]

Infertility, Miscarriage, Motherhood, Pregnancy

August 26, 2021

I Had A Miscarriage

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LOCHLAN’S HOME BIRTH STORY So, we had another baby. And I can’t wait to tell you all about his pregnancy- how we found out about him, how we named him, how this was my best, healthiest, happiest pregnancy yet, and more. But before I do, I want to share how we welcomed him into the […]

Birth Stories, Family, Motherhood, Pregnancy

July 12, 2021

Lochlan’s Home Birth

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This post is sponsored by Happy Family Organics but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Over the years, we have moved as a family to a more and more natural way of parenting and living. We are gradually and continually making changes where we can, learning more every day, and have been […]

Finn, Motherhood, Other

January 3, 2019

Nourish Your Family With Happy Family Organics

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Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan™ Max 5-in-1 Convertible Car Seat!  If there is one thing we have learned a lot about in our nearly 9 years of baby gear experience- it is car seats! Admittedly, I’m a bit of a research […]

Motherhood, Other

October 25, 2018

Travel Safe With Maxi Cosi

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I have been breastfeeding for a cumulative total of 45 months (and counting!) which is approximately 3.75 years of my life. That’s a lot of milk making! I’m not an expert by any means, and there are lots and lots of ways to do things, but I thought I would take some time to share […]


July 3, 2018

Must Have Breastfeeding Items

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This post is sponsored by Pull-Ups but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. Miss Mabel turned three years old last month and man- the changes that happened in her from age 2 to age 3 are crazy! She moved out of a crib and into a big girl bed. She got rid […]

Miss Mabel, Motherhood, Other

June 6, 2018

A Good Night’s Sleep With Pull-Ups

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