Balancing Parenting

Breast Self Exams: Why, When, and How

Breast Self Exams: Why, When, and How

Working on that amazing¬† ¬†breastfeeding facts post really got me thinking about breast cancer and I wondered how many women skip out on their breast self-exams. I want to briefly discuss at-home breast self-exams in an effort to remind and encourage you to stay on […]

10 Random but Amazing Breastfeeding Facts

10 Random but Amazing Breastfeeding Facts

If you haven’t been able to tell yet, I’m a research junkie. I like to be in the know about whatever I’m involving myself in. Unsurprisingly, I approached motherhood and breastfeeding no different. I took courses, did online research, and talked to every experienced mom […]

Balancing JT Best of 2017

Balancing JT Best of 2017

2017 is coming to an end! We launched this blog in June, on my birthday. Since then we’ve covered everything from spirituality to finance. Here are the best hits from Balancing JT’s 2017 in case you missed it: Balancing JT Best of 2017 Balancing Relationships […]

Merry Christmas from the Allen Family

Merry Christmas from the Allen Family

It’s so hard to believe that this is J.T.’s second Christmas already. God is so good! I hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday! Here are some pictures from our (home made) Christmas cards:

What You Need to Know About Co-sleeping and Bed-sharing

What You Need to Know About Co-sleeping and Bed-sharing

Co-sleeping and bed-sharing is a slightly controversial topic in the parenting world. The medical community has not reached a consensus on the topic and thus mixed and false messages are often delivered to parents of newborns. I will lay out the topic here and provide […]