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Hiya! I'm Stephanie. Mama and Baby Love is all about helping mothers on their own personal health and healing journey and enjoying life along the way. You can learn more about me and what I'm all about. Sign up for my newsletter for more tips, info and inspiration!

Living Off The Grid, Interview with Greg Seaman, Founder of EarthEasy.com

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I had such a great time talking with Greg Seaman, the founder of EarthEasy.com, for this podcast. Greg’s story is super interesting: He and his family lived completely off the grid for 30 years on the San Juan Islands (a place I have been, a truly magical place where you can kayak among orca whales).… [read more]

You Betta Belize It

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Back in February, I went to Belize for the Arvigo Technique of Mayan Abdominal Therapy (ATMAT) Professional training (in case you are new here, I have been an Liscensed Massage Therapist since 2001!).  Back in January of 2012, I took the introductory level training and it blew my mind. Since that first training, I have been… [read more]

Easy Toddler Easter Craft

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Ever since I started taking ceramic wheel throwing class this past year, my creative side has awakened. When Penelope was a baby, my primary outlet was sewing, but I have always loved painting and making art. I love using art as therapy; I find it so therapeutic. Penelope is such a little artist, too. Unlike… [read more]

Healthy Deviled Eggs

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Did you know that fat is good for you?  I know, it’s really hard to wrap your mind around the idea when, for a generation, we have been told that low-fat is the way to be healthy and lose weight.  But they just had it plain ass-backwards. You need lots of fat. Fat helps your brain,… [read more]

The Problem With Too Many Toys

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I have been on a mission to have less stuff for a long time. I am an organized gal, always have been. But over the years, I began really paying attention to how much time it took me to keep all my stuff neat and organized. Even though I enjoy organizing, my need to have my house… [read more]

Tapping To Reduce Toddler Meltdowns


Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a healing tool I have used for nearly a decade. At first, it was something I only did in therapy sessions with the therapist walking me through the process. As I became more comfortable with the technique, I started using it by myself at home, in the shower,… [read more]

The Lazy Way to Great Scrapbooks


I once had a fantasy of doing elaborate scrapbooks for Penelope, chronicling and documenting every minute detail of her life with elaborate creativity.  Because at some point in my childhood I established a belief that “good” mothers scrapbook and keep photos organized. That got shot to shit very quickly. I think that scrapbooking is gorgeous… [read more]

Quick Cilantro Lime Shrimp Recipe

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Y’all know how much I love my slow cooker and my slow cooker freezer recipes and how much time it saves me, but I do still love being in the kitchen and being creative.  Now that I have my slow cooker freezer recipes as the foundation of my week, I don’t feel pressure to cook.… [read more]

Mermaid Party and Big Giveaway!

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Finally! I am finally getting around to sharing Penelope’s party pictures! Um, I am not sure about you, but I don’t know where the last 2 months have gone. This party was actually pretty stressful to plan, since I still don’t know our new town like I knew our old hometown. I agonized about finding… [read more]

My Biggest Secret

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If you have been in the Mama and Baby Love community for  any period of time, you may have gleaned directly or indirectly that parts of my childhood was anything but fun. In fact, it was more than just a “not ok” experience; it was filled with different kinds of abuse and neglect. Part of… [read more]

From Your Freezer To Your Family: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season

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The latest cookbook in the From Your Freezer To Your Family series is here: Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season! This cookbook has over 75 recipes!  Including the best of the best from my very first slow cooker freezer recipes cookbooks. I have spent the last year and half creating this cookbook.  All recipes… [read more]

From Your Garden to Your Family: Beginner Gardening Guide and Cookbook!


  I love gardening so much.  It has long been a tool for coping, healing and pure enjoyment. I get to be outdoors on a beautiful day and am getting exercise at the same time. Sometimes walking and yoga can get boring, but with gardening you are squatting and strengthening muscles without even realizing it! I… [read more]