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lisaklloyd

lisaklloyd
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Lisa is an Okie by birth, a journalist by trade, and a mama by love. She's a nurturer, a guardian and a connector. Mother to Alden (human male) and Pearl (pug female), she's keeping it local in the historic Edgemere Park neighborhood near downtown OKC. A former PR/marketing exec, she now works part-time from home, is a Beautycounter consultant and blogger. Lisa is on a journey to live a healthier life for herself and her family. Follow her journey on Facebook and Instagram.

My Suddenly Toe-Walking Toddler

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Disclaimer: I'm not a physician, and this blog is not meant to be construed as medical advice. If you are concerned about your child's health, please take them to your pediatrician, the nearest urgent...

Sometimes I Miss Being Important

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I want to start out by saying this is not a pity post. I know the headline might seem like it is, but it's not. Keep reading, and you'll get it. When you've spent almost...

5 Parenting Podcasts for Every Kind of Mama

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I'm relatively new to the podcast scene, and while most people likely fill their library with cold cases and other murder mystery shows, I started my journey with parenting podcasts! Don't get me wrong;...

Weaning Triggered My Post-Partum Depression

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I'm not entirely sure where to begin. It's not that I have trouble talking about my experience. I'm a fairly open book. I guess it's because I'm still somewhat in shock.   It came, seemingly, out of nowhere. The...

7 Registry Essentials for Baby #2

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Well, it happened. Our first child lulled us into a false sense of security, and we decided to have another. After spending much time laying in bed (thanks, morning sickness) while my toddler watches...

An OKC Mom’s Guide to Keeping it Local

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Maybe you're new here. Maybe you've lived in Oklahoma your whole life, but you stick to your bubble and don't venture out much. Maybe you love every place on this list. Whatever your situation, I've...

Please, Let Your Kids Cry

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“If you don't stop crying, we’re going home.” “You can’t play because you’re crying.” “Stop crying.” “There’s nothing to cry about.” I hear these cringe-worthy phrases from desperate parents and caregivers on a regular basis when I’m out...

Becoming a Minimalist Mom

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If there's one thing parenthood has taught me, it's "never say never." I never thought I'd be a stay-at-home-mom.  I never thought I'd leave my career of almost 10 years. I never thought I'd end up with...

My Promise to Other Mamas

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To my mama friends... I promise to always bring enough sliced grapes for everyone to our play dates. I promise to hold your newborn while you take a shower, eat a meal, or do whatever needs...

How I Prepared for Natural Childbirth

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Natural childbirth has nothing to do with your pain tolerance, and everything to do with your mental stamina. I should know. I'm incredibly stubborn (thanks, dad), and it paid off. Up until I got pregnant, I...

The “F” Word that Could Hurt Your Family

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One of our values as a family is health, and as part of that, I want to know what ingredients are used in our food, our personal care products, our cleaning products...anything we come...

The Secret to Handling Toddler Tantrums

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We've all been there.  Your sweet little toddler suddenly throws themselves on the ground in a public place, crying and screaming like you've sentenced them to a lifetime of time-out with no cookies and no...