• Author Archives: Chandra Fredrick

    Amazing Moments With Dove

    Amazing Moments with Dove | Oh Lovely Day #partner

    Since everyone I know seems to be pregnant, getting engaged, or getting married right now (hello, baby and wedding season!), I have been reflecting on those amazing moments of my life. The last eight years have given me one proposal, one wedding, seven years of marriage, and the birth of three sweet sons — each moment […]

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    7 Tips for Dealing with Infant Acid Reflux and Our Experience with Reflux and Colic

    7 Tips for Dealing with Infant Acid Reflux and Our Experience with Reflux and Colic | Oh Lovely Day

    If you read this blog regularly or follow me on Instagram, you are probably well aware of our struggle with infant acid reflux with our third baby. It has been so so hard and I know that when I was in the thick of it I spent so much time online looking for answers. So […]

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    An Ode to The Daddies

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    Here’s to all the papas. The ones who know how to pack lunches and wear the babies and lead the dance parties. Who take the kids to the park or museum or the zoo for the morning so the mommas can have a break. The daddies who take two kids in a stroller to the […]

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    A Gamechanger for Parent Sleep & Peace of Mind: The Owlet Baby Monitor

    Gamechanger for Parent Sleep & Peace of Mind: The Owlet Baby Monitor

    Ah, sleep. That precious thing you totally take for granted before you have kids and then spend so much time focused on once you do. Getting the baby to fall asleep, bedtime routines, helping them sleep through the night — and once you finally get them sleeping you hope to catch some zzzz’s yourself. But […]

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    Embracing Your Postpartum Body

    Embracing Your Postpartum Body | Oh Lovely Day & Solly Baby

    It’s sooooo hard for most of us to like our bodies (or not totally hate our bodies) after we have a baby. Even those blessed with amazing genes and tiny postpartum bodies are probably not loving them right after having a baby. Things aren’t the same. You’re bloated, stretched, swollen, have stretch marks and varicose […]

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