Posts by Alix Lobaugh

Back To Work

Working Momma It’s back to work for The Confident Momma.  I’m happy, I’m sad, I’m proud, I’m confident. [The last six months have been nothing but happiness] Happy that I had six months with my girl.  Six glorious months.  And now my hair is starting to grow back or stop falling out.  Either way, this…

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Binky Appreciation

We’re almost six months in and Clara is just now appreciating the binky.  Before, she would chew on it or tongue it around, spit it out and even hold it and talk at it.Now she loves her WubbaNub.  LOVES IT!  Daddy says that when I’m away, this is the equivalent of the boobie.  Hello, naptime.…

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How to Have Mermaid Hair

Make Mermaid Hair Spray Mermaid Hair Spray Ingredients: 4 oz amber glass spray bottle witch hazel essential oils: rosemary, geranium, cedarwood, frankincense, lavender The oil drops are up to you – sometimes I use 10 drops of each, maybe 20 drops of cedarwood and 15 of others, it really just depends on the day I…

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We Are Amazing

This week I had a huge breakthrough.  For the last few years, I’ve thought I had positive self-esteem and had a handle on my self-worth.  I am successful.  Loved.  Enough. Enter new mom-hood.  Suddenly all my efforts feel like they NEED be validated.  There are evenings I feel that I’m drowning.  I’m not getting noticed. …

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How To Survive Airplane Ride With Baby

How To Fly With A Four Month Old After some online researching, I found that it was better safe than sorry to have your baby’s documentation/identification i.e. birth certificate.  No one ever asked to see it, but I felt safe having the proper documentation with me just in case! #1 Recommendation Before our travels, I…

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Mom Jeans

Well, these are my new favorite jeans. Here are 7 reasons why I love them: They stretch and hug me Magic elastic waistband and smoothing front panel No readjusting during the day, at all! These babies stay PUT! They’re soft and comfy Comfy fit Super comfortable Did I mention they’re comfortable? Because they are delicious.…

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Fall Trend: Chunky Cardigans!

If you scroll on Pinterest or instagram or even walk through retail stores, you’ll see that the chunky sweater is very on trend this season!  Along with Starbuck’s Pumpkin Cold Brew (am I right?!).  If you don’t love pumpkin or cardigans then this post may not be for you… The Lucille Cardigan This chunky, oversized sweater is…

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Choosing Cloth Diapers

While we were pregnant, my husband proposed the idea of cloth diapers.  My initial thought was how cumbersome the diaper cleaning would be.  Then I started searching online for cloth diapers.  They were beyond cute and I was hooked.   Less Garbage After hours of online browsing, I chose a few different brands that I…

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Do you supplement with Vitamin D?

Baby Ddrops

Our breastfeeding journey has been pretty blessed: I have a baby that eats well and loves to do so, and my body has been great at producing what she needs.  I don’t take this for granted, I know that many women and babes struggle with exclusive breastfeeding for several reasons.  Since breastmilk is straight-up magic,…

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Bra Try-ons: Bring a Friend

You know those new mom things that happen that NO ONE talks about?  Mommas, put on those blue-blocking glasses and read on!   We went to the mall for a family lunch date and I thought it would be appropriate for me to swing by Motherhood Maternity for some new bras.  Mine were killing me…

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