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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!

My Favorite Real Food eCookbooks

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I am super passionate about helping moms get their kitchens under control, their freezer stocked and their pantry overhauled with real food in the fastest, easiest way possible. Of course, I love my style of freezer cooking and use my cookbook, From Your Freezer To Your Family Slow Cooker Freezer Recipes For Every Season, on… [read more]

My Favorite Cookbooks and Giveaway!

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My very own cookbook is the one I use the most. I am so grateful so many other moms have bought it and love the recipes as much as my family does. But even if it wasn’t a source of revenue for me and my family, I would be happy that I wrote a cookbook… [read more]

My New Office and Annie Sloan Paint Tutorial

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Back in March, I signed a lease and opened a little office in Jupiter, Florida, where my family and I moved last May, after living in Tallahassee, Florida for 14 years. It was really hard for me to leave my beloved Tallahassee, with all the huge Live Oak trees that were just as much my… [read more]

How to Make Marigold Tea

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I am such a fan of herbal remedies because they work. I also just love that they come from the earth, God’s creation. The more I learn about herbology, the more gratitude and awe I have for God and how masterfully He created plants for all our human ailments and conditions. If you are a Christian and nervous… [read more]

Motherhood Is Like Surfing

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Motherhood is a lot like surfing. Both are really, really hard! And you get your butt kicked all the time. When you are learning to surf, you have to figure out the balance, not of standing up, but of simply not falling off the board when you are laying down. Then you practice paddling around… [read more]

Garden Markers Kid Craft DIY

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Oh, be still my heart! Look how big she is! It feels like just yesterday that it was the end of 4th trimester but somehow Penelope is four and half years old. I try to do some sort of art/craft every afternoon so that we both have time to connect and decompress together after a busy… [read more]

Tapping to Reduce Feeling Overwhelmed

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Oh, tapping, how I love you.  And oh, I don’t know what would I do without you. As I mentioned before in Tapping To Reduce Toddler Meltdowns, Tapping or Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) is a tool I have used for over a decade. It is great all around self healing tool and I relied heavily on it… [read more]

How To Ground Yourself + Protect Your Energy

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Do you ever feel like you are all over the place? Are you a little forgetful and flaky? Can you literally not find your footing?  This is what can happen if you are not grounded. We can describe people as level-headed and grounded, but what does that actually mean? Staying grounded is a way to remain… [read more]

Miracle Milk Stroll and Best For Babes Foundation

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I am so excited to share that The Best for Babes® Foundation announced another first for healthier moms and babies – the 1st Nationwide Miracle Milk™ Mother’s Day Stroll.  On Saturday May 10, 2014, thousands of parents, friends, family and community members, will gather in 67 parks and malls across the U.S. and Canada to… [read more]

Spring in Asheville

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After falling in love with Asheville last fall, I immediately started figuring out when we could get back up to Asheville to explore it even more.  My little wish came true and my family and I were able to visit last month during Penelope’s spring break. It was so much fun!   We made our… [read more]

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

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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]