What the Hospital Provides for Baby and Mom's Postpartum Care

Jacob and I officially became a family of four! We recently welcomed our second baby boy and have enjoyed settling into our new normal. Even though this was our second time around, I found myself forgetting what the hospital provided for baby and what they provided for postpartum care. While it is still fresh in my mind, I thought I would do a post to inform new moms and remind moms who have been there before! All hospitals are different, but this will give you an idea on what to expect so that you can prepare supplies at home before the baby arrives.

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Book Review: Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time by Jeff Sutherland

As a mom and as a project manager, I'm always looking for ways to get work done more quickly. In "Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in Half the Time," Jeff Sutherland breaks down how Scrum, the project management system that has transformed the technology industry, can be utilized by other industries to vastly increase productivity.

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Stitch Fix Workwear Review - July 2018

As you guys know, I'm all about anything that will make my life easier. Stitch Fix has developed a model to send clothes chosen just for you directly to your door at a frequency that you choose! I received my very first Fix and overall I was very pleased. Read on to hear all about my experience.

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The Best Gifts for New Moms and New Parents

Becoming a parent is life changing. Even those 40ish weeks of pregnancy can't prepare you for how different your life will be once your little bundle of joy arrives. More often than not, you will feel overwhelmed and overtired. Why not help out fellow new moms and new parents with a gift to let them know you're thinking about them?

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How to Stay Healthy and Motivated While Vacationing

I have decided that vacationing is literally the best thing ever, but when I'm outside of my normal routine, it's easy for me to forget about my health and fitness goals. If left to my own devices, I will overeat and sit around so that by the time my break ends, I feel like I've taken 5 steps back. This is why I've identified ways to stay motivated while on vacation.

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How to Manage Your Anxiety and Perform at Your Best

Let's get real here. Everyone gets anxious over something and to me, this is a good thing. It shows that you are self-aware and you have a healthy amount of humility. But what you don't want is anxiety that keeps you from performing at your best. Over the years I've learned ways to cope with anxiety and make it work for me.

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5 Things I Do to Avoid Burnout and Be Happier

Happy is something we all strive to be. The challenge I have is when I get caught up in the stresses of life, the only thing I can do is think about how stressed I am and then continue to get even more stressed! If you ever find yourself feeling like you're stuck in a hamster wheel, then give a few of these things a try!

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