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Blueberry Banana Nut Pancakes – Toddler Version

Blueberry Banana Nut Pancakes – Toddler Version

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted new content on the blog. Something about having three jobs, a husband and a toddler makes that difficult to do. As I was making pancakes Sunday morning, I decided this would be a good recipe to share with y’all. Please read instructions all the way through before starting. How [...]

April 6, 2015 Melissa Villamizar Children, Parenthood, Recipes 0

Celebrating 12 Months of Breastfeeding

Celebrating 12 Months of Breastfeeding

I’ve had so much to say on this topic for the past year, but as soon as I sit down to write this post, I find myself staring at a blank screen. I’ve experienced such a huge range of emotions throughout this journey, I truly don’t know where to begin. Before my son was born, [...]

September 15, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Children, Parenthood, Postpartum 0

Homeopathic Remedies for Teething Babies

Homeopathic Remedies for Teething Babies

Oh my goodness…guess who’s teething?! Yes, our little bundle of joy has just about every tooth possible coming in at once. Between the teething and the virus he picked up, he’s been a mess and consequently, so is Mom. But that’s another story. As far as the teething goes, I have been lucky to talk [...]

January 2, 2014 Melissa Villamizar Children 0

Organic Diaper Rash Prevention & Treatment

Organic Diaper Rash Prevention & Treatment

Being a new mom, I’m terrified of many things, mostly of things I can’t control. That’s why when it comes to things that I CAN control, I’m taking extra care to be sure I give my son the very best. This leads me to a discussion on diaper rash. Prior to our baby’s birth, I [...]

October 8, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Children, Essential Oils, Parenthood, Pregnancy, Recipes 0

My Natural Childbirth

My Natural Childbirth

As I sit down to write this, my sweet baby boy is 5 days old (posting at 3 weeks). It has taken me this long to be able to process and come to terms with everything that happened during the last few days of my pregnancy, labor and delivery and the first few days postpartum. [...]

October 1, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Children, Motivation, Pregnancy 0

How To Avoid Harmful Toxins In Mattresses

How To Avoid Harmful Toxins In Mattresses

After about 3 days of research, we finally figured out what kind of mattress and mattress cover our little angel will be sleeping on. I think my husband and I have done more research on baby stuff in the past 7 months than either of us did in four years of college! The good news [...]

June 10, 2013 Melissa Villamizar Children, Lifestyle 0