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Why I Hoard from Valianne’s Trends

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Why I Hoard from Valianne’s Trends

  I’ve never really enjoyed retail shopping. In fact, when I was pregnant last year, my sisters had advised that I invest in good pregnancy clothes. But I didn’t heed their advice because I thought, “What for? I’m never going to use them anymore after I give birth.” So instead, I borrowed their old pregnancy clothes and rummaged through my husband’s closet to borrow his oversized shirts. Those were good enough for me. My mistake was that I failed to invest in nursing wear as well. It wasn’t until I had to return to work from my maternity leave did...

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Valianne's Trends turns 2

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Valianne's Trends turns 2

Hello Mommas! Valianne's Trends turns two this coming June 12! Since its re-launch last January, there were new opportunities unleashed—exciting deals, fresher look, exclusive products, fun collaborations and great deals. Its growth and innovation take place because of Him who guides us from above and because of you mommas who continue supporting us! You are part of our growth, momma! As we celeberate our second year anniversary, Valianne's Trends have prepared GREAT SURPRISES: 1. Launching our set of ambassadors 2. Offering the GREAT DOS (Deals-Overload-Sale) ANNIVERSARY with as much as 30 percent discount and free shipping codes starting June 6. 3.Offering...

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Nurture Couture: A Review

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Nurture Couture: A Review

I’ve been exclusively and directly breastfeeding for 32 months and counting, a part of my motherhood journey that I will truly cherish. Though I am one of those moms who did not have complications and problems with breastfeeding, I would still say that sustaining this long is not easy. It’s exhausting and draining. I am a stay-at-home mom by choice, and I love it. It also means that I am with my daughter 24/7, she would latch whenever she wants, either to fill her tummy or to simply just comfort her. As a stay-at-home mom, I don’t get the luxury...

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On Beginning Breastfeeding

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On Beginning Breastfeeding

Of all the things you need to do, read, and prepare for while pregnant, what is it that you should have learned ahead of time?   I became a member of a local breastfeeding support group when I was still pregnant. I skimmed some of their conversations and comments and just found those things unessential to me because I was pre-occupied with many other things.   I remember telling my husband that those mothers who profess their advocacies were too extreme to the extent that they had to publicize photos depicting mastitis, bleeding and cracked nipples and the like. To...

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