Congenital Heart Defect

Gentry’s CHD Story

As some of you know, my little man was born with 3 holes in his little heart. Hearing my new baby less than a week old has Heart Disease is not something I wanted to hear – or even prepared for. I held on to my story for a little over a year now… And I think it was time, especially being CHD awareness week, to tell the story of Gentry and his little heart. I was graciously asked by @Kierrai to share my story during their #FacesOfCHD campaign to raise awareness. I hope our story can touch another Mama who was in the same boat…. I know that she isn’t alone…

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Yummy Food for New Toddlers via The Sentimental Mama

Food Ideas for New Toddlers

So there’s that awkward time period when your baby is no longer a baby technically but still has formula/breast milk occasionally, has hardly any teeth to chew BUT you need to feed that little thang with some solid real food. What are some of your own go to yummy easy food that a no-tooth-babyish-toddler could eat? Here are some of mine (which is not much hence this post was created!) along with some of my Insta Mommy friends ideas. Feel free to comment below this post with some of your great ideas!

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Don’t Forget About Me – A BonaFide Confession

I was asked recently by Be Bona Fide to take part in this campaign that starts today January 15, 2015 and lasts until the 18th. This is a “CONFESSIONS” campaign. This is about getting REAL. To help us all gain confidence and take ourselves less seriously. This is my confession.

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THE MOMMY HOOK via TheSentimentalMama

Is The Mommy Hook Worth It?

You are all giddy with excitement. Your little peanut is growing inside of you… And you get to sign up at a store for their “Baby Registry!” You aimlessly surf the aisles with your scanner in tow. You may have printed out a thing or two about some “must haves” for your registry but suddenly you just can’t keep focusing on those pieces of paper. You’re overwhelmed to say the least… And you start to head out. You swing by the stroller aisle to “just check some things out” when you notice “THE MOMMY HOOK”. It has a pretty nice price tag at around $7 you scratch your head and wonder… “Is it worth it?”

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