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Rosalynn Tyo

Rosalynn Tyo is a freelance writer who lives in Ontario with her husband, two little girls, and an outrageous amount of Play Doh, glitter, and cookie crumbs.

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The Best Breast Pumps of 2018 for Busy Working Moms

By Rosalynn Tyo

Continuing to breastfeed your little one after returning to work is definitely not without its challenges: maintaining a pumping schedule, finding a quiet and private place to pump, and blush-inducing wardrobe malfunctions are top of the list. Very few mothers find the process entirely seamless from day one. However, the many benefits for you and […]

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8 Tips to Prepare Your Toddler For a Second Baby

By Rosalynn Tyo

What if they cry or poop at the same time? What if they never sleep at the same time? Can I possibly love another baby as much as I love my first? And how well will the two of them get along? A second baby comes with a new set of questions and challenges. Here […]

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How to (politely) ward off unsolicited parenting advice

By Rosalynn Tyo

Oh, that baby needs an undershirt! She must be freezing. Is she eating again? My doctor said not to give solid foods until one year. I put my kids in a playpen when they were little. That’s how I got housework done. Have you seen this study on the negative effects of broccoli? Okay, I […]

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10 Postpartum Must Haves to Ease Your Recovery

By Rosalynn Tyo

Do you remember sitting down with your mom (or auntie, or fifth-grade teacher) and having “the talk”? Well, this post is going to be a little like that. As in rather awkward or uncomfortable in the moment, but incredibly valuable later! By now you’ve probably read many, many articles about managing the pain of natural […]

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Baby Shower Etiquette 101: Tips For Every Mom To Be

By Rosalynn Tyo

So you’ve made it through the first trimester, and hopefully the worst of that so-called morning sickness is in the past, too.  You’ve shared the exciting news with your loved ones, and when you’re not doodling baby names in the margins of your journal or oooohing over cute nurseries on Pinterest, you’re looking at lists […]

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21 Super Cute DIY Baby Halloween Costumes You can Actually Make

By Rosalynn Tyo

Even if your little one isn’t going to say “trick or treat” or eat up all the delicious candy, there’s still plenty of fun to be had with your baby this Halloween…starting with the costumes! Homemade Halloween costumes can be frightfully complicated and even more expensive than the pre-made variety, but they really don’t have […]

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The Best Jogging Strollers of 2017

By Rosalynn Tyo

Gearing up for a new baby can be expensive. There are many items you can cheerfully cheap out on without worry, such as those newborn-sized onesies they’ll wear twice, or the bits and bobs of nursery decor you’ll soon be switching out to suit your growing child’s interests–but when you’re shopping for a jogging stroller, […]

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The 5 Best Bottles of 2017 for Breastfed Babies

By Rosalynn Tyo

Whether you’re ready to head back to work or just soooooo ready to share some of those late-night feedings with your partner, introducing an exclusively breastfed baby to a bottle can be a surprisingly challenging experience. Though many babies will happily drink from any bottle, others need to try a few different models before they […]

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My Brest Friend vs Boppy: Which is the better nursing pillow?

By Rosalynn Tyo

A good nursing pillow can make a world of difference for a new mother, especially during those early days (and nights!) of breastfeeding when you and the baby are still learning the basic mechanics. My Brest Friend and Boppy are two of the leading brands. Though both have their devoted fans, each has its unique […]

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The 4 Best Diaper Pails of 2017

By Rosalynn Tyo

Getting your home ready to receive a new baby can be so much fun. Though shopping for a diaper pail ranks somewhere below painting the nursery or assembling the crib in terms of preparatory excitement, many parents swear it is one of the most useful bits of baby gear they buy. Questions you may wish […]

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3 Best Postpartum Girdles of 2017

By Rosalynn Tyo

Unlike the Victorian contraptions most of us (okay, I) imagine upon hearing the word girdle, the postpartum support undergarments on the market today will probably not cause you to swoon every time you pass a chaise lounge or handsome stranger. But the good ones can do lots of beneficial things for your postpartum body. They […]

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