Postpartum depression is something no mother dreams she will get, but some do. Here are 9 things to help you fight your battle to overcome postpartum depression. I’m quite honoured to be asked to write a post for Deliberately Here and want to thank you all for taking some time to read what I have to say. Allow me to introduce myself: My name is Mikayla and I am a 20-year-old wife and mother living in a small town in the interior of British Columbia – The Cariboo – with my amazing and diligent husband, Hunter. We have...Read More
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(THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ OUR DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) Guest post by Melissa of Mother ease Cloth Diapers Guest Post for Deliberately Here Cloth diapers? Isn’t that what my grandmother used? And I have to clean the poop out? ICK! Yes, your grandmother most likely used cloth diapers, but they have come a LONG way since her diapering days! Cloth diapers have been growing in popularity recently, but is in no way a new phenomenon. Chances are you don’t know anyone that uses cloth, or maybe you do but they don’t recommend...Read More
To Cloth Diaper or Not To? The Big Debate. Maybe you’ve caught on to the recurring pattern happening in the last week. Baby posts. No, we are not pregnant, but that doesn’t mean I can’t prepare myself for when we do decide to have kids. I have never been so knowledgeable about pregnancy-related stuff and babies as I have been these last few weeks. I have an urge to get in the loop with this baby stuff now so that when the day comes that we are pregnant, it won’t be so overwhelming to try and learn all about it at...Read More
In my previous post 7 Things To Do Before Having a Baby I gave you some fun ideas to do with your spouse before your baby comes. In this post, I will give you a few ideas on what to do now that you’ve decided to try for baby bird. (THIS POST MAY CONTAIN AFFILIATE LINKS FOR YOUR CONVENIENCE. YOU CAN READ OUR DISCLOSURE POLICY HERE.) 8 ways to prepare yourself for pregnancy 1) Start taking a multi-vitamin or prenatal vitamins. It is important that you are getting at least 400 mcg. of folic acid a day out of...Read More
I have terrible baby envy. It seems that everywhere I look there are pictures of babies, baby bumps, or adorable babies in the grocery store, the car next to me, or moms pushing their children in a stroller down the street. I am an avid baby envier. My husband and I made the decision before we got married that we would wait 2 years after getting married before trying for a baby bird. It seemed reasonable. 2 years gave us time to settle into our rental, and possibly find a place to buy for ourselves in that time before having...Read More
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I’m Amy, a stay at home wife who is letting go of perfection and learning to live deliberately.
Here you will learn everything from frugal lifestyle habits and how to thrive on a budget to the best tips for decluttering and creating an organized home you love.