Co-Sleeping Stories: These Moms Share Funny and Amusing Anecdotes

A crib is a must-have for a lot of first-time parents. It’s an item usually bought even before the baby arrives. But fast-forward to months after giving birth, many parents realize that it’s easier to co-sleep. Why? Well, who can resist that sweet baby smell, angelic smile and warm cuddles? Co-sleeping also seems to be the more practical route for some, especially when breastfeeding or simply when you want to check on how the baby is doing in the middle of the night. No matter what the reason is, co-sleeping with the kids definitely make nights more interesting!

We asked moms to share their most amusing co-sleeping stories with us, Read on and get ready with all those “awwww” and “Oh my, me too!” moments!

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Inflation is Real: Hacks to Manage the Household Expenses

We’re seeing it everywhere: rising prices for gasoline, rice, vegetables, or even the most basic commodities. With consistent price hikes and less and less bargains around, there’s no denying that the effects of inflation really hits hard.

As we navigate our current economy, it’s easy to be disheartened and just give up on any spending. But actually it’s during this time that we should be more aware and be wais spenders, especially as we approach the holidays and gift-giving season.

Here are some things you can do to save and maximize the money you spend:

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What Happens When a C-Section Wasn’t Part of Your Birth Plan

Do you remember the scene from the first episode of House of the Dragon where the Queen was going into labor? If you’ve seen the show, I’m certain you haven’t forgotten the visual. If you haven’t seen it, it was a preview of what an emergency c-section must have looked like hundreds of years ago. Spoiler alert: it sure wasn’t pretty! 

I am happy to report that Cesarean sections are done quite differently these days. My own experience was a painless incision, no longer than five inches above my abdomen. Some days I don’t even notice the scar, but there are also days when I do and I remember how my daughter was brought into this world. Today is one of those days. I remember heading to the hospital so psyched I was finally going to meet my daughter. I was confident in my birth plan. I would deliver her normally, without an epidural. Fast forward 12 hours, she was delivered via emergency c-section and the rest is history. Want to hear some more of the details? One unplanned birth story coming right up!

What Happens When a C-Section Wasn’t Part of Your Birth Plan

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Breastfeeding as Birth Control: Does It Work?

Being pregnant and expecting a baby is one of the happiest and life changing miracles that can happen to a woman. The moment a child is born, a mother is also born–and with it comes sleepless nights, physical demands, and a rollercoaster of emotions. Having a baby is definitely a blessing but even the most devoted mom would agree that her mind, body, and soul needs time to rest and recover from childbirth. Because of this, she might consider waiting a while before getting pregnant again. If you can relate, you may have heard that breastfeeding is a form of birth control. While this is true, it depends on several factors for it to work. Read on.

Breastfeeding as Birth Control: Does It Work?

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