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Motherhood

Gift of Presence

The holiday shopping season is in FULL swing. If you’re like me there’s seemingly no escape from the commercialism of the holidays. Despite feeling a bit jaded by all the hubbub, there is something magical about giving a loved one the perfect present. Best toy lists, reviews of the hottest gadgets, and the like may […]

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Entertainment

10 Children’s Books for the Winter

  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. The days are short, the weather is down right frigid, and it’s easy to let Old Man Winter get you down. Instead […]

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Why Should You Use a Structured Baby Carrier?

Special thanks to LILLEbaby for partnering with us for this giveaway. We didn’t receive product or monetary compensation for this post. All opinions are our own. 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 […]

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding: Over-Supply Issues

As beautiful and natural as breastfeeding is, it can also be wrought with issues and difficulty. When my daughter, Little Girl, was born I was thrilled to see her take well to nursing. Having breastfed my son till he was 19 months old I felt comfortable and confident breastfeeding. As second time mom I was much […]

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Ten Back to School Read-Alouds to Build Courage and Welcoming Hearts in our Kids

  Depending on where you live, your kiddos are in the first weeks of school or just about to start. Summer has a peculiar way dragging on and then suddenly flying by when you have school-aged kids! Ready or not it’s time to help the kiddos transition back to school. As with any transition, the […]

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Tips for Making Homemade Baby Food

  Making homemade baby food; is it really easier than you think? After learning I was pregnant with my first baby, a food processor quickly topped my birthday and Christmas lists. Having frequented my fair share of baby showers, I was no stranger to the “guess the baby food” game. Yuck! When it came time for my boy […]

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Breastfeeding

Support Breastfeeding Mothers

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 family! Having successfully breastfed two babies from birth into toddlerhood I feel incredibly […]

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Cloth Diaper Choices: Cloth Diaper Brands

Cloth diapering has come a long way from bulky fabrics, pins, and “rubber pants.” Asking the question, how can we make a better cloth diaper, has inspired many inventive and entrepreneurial cloth diapering parents to develop a plethora of products and brands. While customer choice is great, it can also be overwhelming; especially for a […]

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First Time Mom’s Guide to Baby Clothes Function and Fashion

As a first time mom shopping for baby clothes was so adorably fun and yet also puzzling. Suddenly there was a whole new world of clothing items to familiarize myself to: onesies, sleepers, rompers, bundlers, footed pants, hats, bibs, bandanas, OH MY! I also noticed trends in what types of clothes were readily available depending […]

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Entertainment Parenting

10 Children’s Books About Love and Valentine’s Day

My mom-side loves cuddling up with my kiddos and reading a good book. The teacher in me loves finding books that mark and celebrate different times of the year. Last year I made a list of books about love and friendship that you’ll want to check out. I couldn’t keep to just one list on the topic […]