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Cosleeping To Toddler Bed…Or Not

This is a part two if you will. If you remember last April… we decided to move Sawyer out of the bedroom and into his crib in his own room upstairs. To say this decision was the best does not even begin to describe it. Sawyer sleeps 12-14 hours a night and goes back and forth between 1-2 naps a day. It’s amazing. Best. Decision. Ever. However, Colt was just still in our bed until a month ago. I know, I know. I literally wrote in April 2022 that 2-3 weeks after getting Sawyer established, …

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Tips To Help Manage Chronic Pain

Chronic Pain is defined by the Cleveland Clinic as pain that last months or years and happens in all parts of the body. It interferes with daily life and can lead to depression and anxiety. It shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone with chronic pain that depression and anxiety get thrown into the mix. On top of literally having pain all the time, there’s now mental health issues to top it all off. Getting diagnosed with with chronic pain due to any number of conditions is a rollercoaster in of itself. As I’m sure …

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A Very Local Christmas

A Very Local Christmas – Central Pennsylvania Edition I sincerely apologize for posting this on the 15th of December. Unfortunately between being sick and just other health issues, I’ve been working on this post but haven’t yet published until now 😞 I did not get to include all the businesses I wanted to, so stay tuned for another post in the near future to showcase other local businesses 😊 Please support the local businesses mentioned even if it’s getting a gift card or even sharing posts. They are all great small businesses! The ease and …

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A Very Thrifted Christmas

Buying second hand offers endless possibilities for gifts. You never know what you’ll find! I’d love to challenge everyone to buy or give at least one thrifted/secondhand gift this season. Gifting previously loved items can breathe new life into an item as cliche as that sounds. What one person may be sick of, becomes something that another dreamed of. It can be difficult wanting to give the latest and greatest gift but not having or wanting to spend the accompanying budget. Did you know that you can find items that still have their tags on …

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Hysterectomy Recovery

My hysterectomy was 8 weeks ago and I’m happy to report I’m feeling well! I had my post operation appointments 2 weeks ago with both surgeons. I’ve been cleared by my doctors to resume normal activities and can begin exercising again etc. I do have some minor issues going on but nothing that is preventing me from doing what I want/need. I ended up getting my appendix removed during my hysterectomy which I knew ahead of time was a possibility. There was endometriosis and fibroids on my appendix so they removed it along with my …