Category Archives: mommy

Q and A with Dr. Karp \\ Sweet Laurel

My Snoo was one of the best gifts Nick and I received before we had Nico. The Snoo really worked wonders for Nico. Dr. Karp, the creator of the Snoo,  is an incredible doctor, and he sure knows how to help babies (and parents!) get their sleep. As month 6 rolled around and Nick and I began […]

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Nico’s First Birthday Cake \\ Sweet Laurel

I cannot believe Nico is one! It certainly does not feel like a year has past. Now, birthday = cake, right? I’ve been sharing quite a bit about Nico’s first foods via Instagram and the blog, and now that Nico has started to eat more food, I will be sharing more! As a cake maker, […]

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Paleo Energy Bites \\ Sweet Laurel

Mom needs energy! That’s something I’ve learned these past 11 months with the Nico boy! It usually happens like this: Baby is hungry, and you are hungry… At the same time. The only problem is mom only has one hand, because she’s feeding baby with the other hand (breastfeeding, bottle, spoon, etc). I designed this […]

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Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail \\ Sweet Laurel

Mocktails are sometimes necessary. We love making fun mocktails that are pregnant mama and kid approved! Try different flavors of your favorite kombucha to mix it up a bit. Cranberry Kombucha Mocktail   Ingredients: 1 quart unsweetened cranberry juice, refrigerated 1 quart freshly squeezed orange juice, refrigerated 1 bottle of your favorite kombucha To garnish: […]

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Baby’s First Bone Broth \\ Sweet Laurel

I’ve been doing lots of research over the past few months in order to prepare for Nico’s transition into eating solid food. Nico is still about 98% breastmilk fed. He hasn’t been super into solids, but to me, that’s ok because I love nursing him! I’ve read a few books on the topic and consulted […]

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