Author Archive | Alissa

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I Judge Other Parents and I’m Not Ashamed

     Before I was a parent, I judged parenting techniques. I would think to myself, “I’ll never do A, B, or C to my child like that parent did.” I would then stock-pile this list of things into a mental checklist. But also in this checklist, I would add the things I saw that […]

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10 Healthy Grab N’ Go Snacks

My baby loves to snack, more than me, which I thought was near impossible. Being a new mom and spending what seemed like hours in the baby food section, I never felt confident in my choices of snacks. Corn meal, milk, sugar, flour, to name a few ingredients I wasn’t comfortable with. All I wanted […]

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When Pre-Child Intentions Meet Reality

When Pre-Child Intentions Meet Reality

There were so many things I said I would never do as a parent. Oh, how naive I was! As you get into the parenting groove, you learn what intentions and ideals you need to let go of in order to make it through the day. My current parental ideals have trumped, rather stomped on, […]

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Baby Eczema: A Vicious Cycle

My husband and I set our baby up for failure in regard to allergies. He has environmental allergies and I have food allergies. We knew that we would have to be very cognizant with any symptoms our baby might display. As expected, we noticed he was developing red, flaky patches on various parts of his […]

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ST. PETERSBURG MOMS

You do the math: Years vs. Months

  I’m 430 months old! How ridiculous does that sound? Why is it that some parents insist on continuing to refer to their child’s age in months? I don’t know about you, but I don’t want to have to math every time I hear your child’s age. In my mind, age and math work out […]

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