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Tips for Breastfeeding When Returning to Work

If you’re one of the many moms who work outside the home, you may be feeling some anxiety about going back to work after the birth of your baby. Add questions about how you’ll feed your baby while you’re in the workplace, and it may be overwhelming. Although some moms choose to wean their baby before they go back to work, more and more moms are choosing to continue to breastfeed after they return to work. Whether you’re going back to work in a few weeks, or in a few months, here are some tips to help you set yourself up for breastfeeding success.

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Buying a New Home

When you buy a brand-new home, you will most likely make your decision based on the builder’s plans or model homes, or a combination of the two. This requires careful thought and attention. It can be challenging to visualize what your home will look like when built, or imagine what it will be like to live in. It’s also important to understand what is included with your purchase and what’s not, down to the smallest detail.

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Make Working at Home Work

Working at home can provide a beautiful synchrony of spending quality time with your children and earning a paycheque in the process. It can eliminate the internal stay at home versus working dilemma and allow you to continue to learn and grow alongside your children. Failing to take certain aspects of working from home into consideration, however, can result in disaster. Only time will tell whether working from home will be the best of both worlds for your family, but you can get a jump on some of the most common issues by implementing the strategies outlined here.

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Make Your Rental Feel Like Home

Many people who rent might be considering staying in the rental market long-term. There are some advantages to renting over buying, including not paying maintenance costs and not putting down a big down payment. But one problem renters face is making their rental unit feel like a home, especially when they can’t paint or remodel to make the space feel more like their own. The good news is that whether you’re on a budget or have lots of money to spend, and whether you live in a small apartment or rent a house, there are many ways to make your rental feel like home.

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