A mommy blog

A mommy blog

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Charlie Rae Calliou; A birth story

Charlie Rae Calliou; A birth story

January 18th 2018, 10:30 pm Oh bedtime. How did my sleep become such an enemy to me? When this pregnancy began it was such a relief to lay down and rest my tired body and mind. Now, every evening is a chore. As I lay […]

Charlie’s DIY St.Patricks day photos

Charlie’s DIY St.Patricks day photos

Happy St. Patricks Day! Taking cute and heart warming photos of your little ones is part of the joys of motherhood. While it’s great to have professional photography done, not everyone can afford it all the time. Even if you can, sometimes you just cant […]

Second Trimester Maternity Photos

Second Trimester Maternity Photos

I love looking back on my pregnancy photos. The memories of discomfort and heartburn are slowly fading and now I just remember the beauty and excitement of it all. When my cousin first approached me about taking my photos I was so excited. She gave […]

DIY Maternity Photoshoot

DIY Maternity Photoshoot

Throughout my pregnancy I took photos of everything. I have lots of progress pictures of my belly as it grew, and I was lucky enough to work with my cousin multiple times for maternity sessions as well. But one day at home I was browsing […]

The haaka breastpump; what it is and how to use it

The haaka breastpump; what it is and how to use it

This is a Haaka breastpump. It is a manual pump made of food or medical grade silicone that suctions onto your breast to collect milk. My Haaka one of the best products I bought in preparation of my new arrival! I first heard of the […]

Why putting my newborn on a schedule failed, and 5 tips on how to do it right

Why putting my newborn on a schedule failed, and 5 tips on how to do it right

Look at that gorgeous sleeping baby. Her chubby cheeks slay me; she’s just too cute. It makes me laugh when I look back on this picture of her, fresh and new, and think about how I thought that I was going to have her sleeping […]

How to visually stimulate your newborn with high contrast flashcards

How to visually stimulate your newborn with high contrast flashcards

Newborn brain development is surely on the mind of all new parents. We all want to raise our kids strong, healthy, happy and smart. So where do we start? There are lots of products and books targeted at parents, each claiming to be the next […]