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It seems like until recently, infertility has been a topic that doesn’t get much discussion. When I was going through my journey, I didn’t know anyone else who had experienced it and didn’t know of any support or encouragement online. It was a struggle that I kept very private. Lisa at Amateur Nester interviews people

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Baby's First Easter Basket

Easter was always a big celebration for my family growing up. I knew that if I ever had children we would make a big deal out of it too! My family had several traditions, and one of them was Easter baskets. Each year my parents would hide our baskets around the house and we would

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Easter Egg Wreath Made Out of Two Wreath Forms

We are planning on painting the exterior of our house sometime this summer, but in the meantime I’m trying to make the exterior look as welcoming as possible. One of the ways I am doing that is by keeping a wreath up. I love having a wreath on the front door of our home and

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Worrying can rob us of joy, accomplishment, and sleep! Find out why you don't need to worry.

Confession Time! Before I had a baby I just knew that we weren’t going to give him a pacifier. I had read that babies could get confused using one and may have trouble nursing. I knew that he shouldn’t have one….. Fast forward about 2 days after he was born. We gave him a pacifier!

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Infertility is a difficult journey. Read how God used it to change the person I am.

Infertility can be a painful and lonely journey. No matter what your age or how long you have been struggling with infertility, it is a difficult road to take. My journey began in 2008 after I got married and found out that I may never be able to get pregnant. I hope that by sharing

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Taking care of your baby can be exhausting and at times downright hard.

One of the hardest things about being a new mom was not getting enough sleep each night. During my son’s first year of life, I never got a whole night’s sleep which was physically and emotionally draining. I knew that if I could just get some sleep, I would have more energy and be happier.

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We are attatched to our phones, but sometimes it is good to put them down and connect with the real people in our lives.

  Phone scrolling: thumbs running up and down, head bent down, eyes intently focused on the screen held in the hand. I’m guilty of it, and I see it everywhere I go. One of the most common places I see it is during wait times: at the doctor’s office, at a restaurant, even in the