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What is Flat Head Syndrome?

What exactly is flat head syndrome? Flat head syndrome or positional plagiocephaly happens when a flat spot begins to develop on the back or the side of a baby’s head. A common cause of flat head syndrome is lying an infant in the same position every time they go to sleep. What is Flat Head […]

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Amazon Prime Day Tips & Tricks for the Busy Mom

Amazon Prime Day is quickly approaching and you’re going to want to get in on the action before the big day (July 16th at 6pm PT / 9pm ET and runs all day Prime Day July 17th). Lucky for you, you can try Amazon Prime free for 30 days as soon as you sign up, if you’re a […]

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Breastfeeding Problems: A Clogged Nipple What?

 We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. Once upon a time when my middle child was still an infant and I was nursing her exclusively, I noticed a persistent burning […]

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Does Grape Juice Prevent Stomach Flu?

There are few things that I dread as a parent more than the stomach flu. The mere utterance of the word and it makes me want to quarantine my children in our house until it seems that the virus has passed. That’s not reality; no one can hide in their house for months on end […]

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Is mounting your TV worthless? Find out why it’s worth more than you think.

This post was sponsored by SANUS. All opinions are my own. I don’t know about your kids but mine like to reenact whatever they happen to be watching on TV. That means when Elsa slams the door during her fabulous “Let It Go” number in FROZEN, my daughters find a door to slam. When Rider […]

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Parenting Toddler

How to teach children to overcome fears during Halloween

We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites. I like Halloween almost as much as the next gal but can I level with you? I hate the scary images that are […]

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Can a Christian participate in Halloween?

I have a love/hate relationship with Halloween. I hate all of the scary TV ads, movie previews, and creepy decorations. I love the colors (orange! It’s my favorite color!), the candy (hello Fun Size!), and the costumes. The tricks; every year when I lived in Germany the fountains of the villages our bus route drove […]

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“Dreaming of Grand Forks, North Dakota: My Life as a Military Kid” Featured on Spring.St.

Hey there! I’m sharing a post with you that’s over on Spring.St. They reached out to me and asked if I would write about my experience growing up in the military. They’re doing a series “In Service” honoring military life and the hard-working families that serve the US. This is just a little hint of […]

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Five Ways to Feel Like You’ve Gotten a Full Night’s Sleep During the Newborn Stage

This post was written in partnership with Babywise.life; all opinions are my own. Just so you know, there are affiliate links in this blog post; it won’t cost you anything extra, however, should you make a purchase from one of the links I’ll receive a small commission for your purchase. Thank you for supporting my […]

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How to make an in-home baby spa and change up your bath routine

This post was written in partnership with Macy’s. All opinions are my own. Baby spas, yes, spas where you can bring your baby to relax and do those things that babies do. Baby Spa Perth in Australia made headlines this week with their luxurious and relaxing spa for infants. I mean look at these babies getting their relaxation […]