Category: Motherhood

The Ultimate 2017 Gift Guide for Kids – Great Deals on Presents They Will Love

Kids now a days have SO MANY toys. I have heard so many times that we should try to give experiences instead of gifts. Although I think that experiences are so much more valuable for children than things, when it comes down to it, all children want to open something on Christmas. Instead of overloading […]

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Baby/Toddler 2017 Gift Guide – Presents little ones LOVE

OK – it is no secret, I am a huge online shopper. I am also a very last minute lady; a hot mess, if you will. But everything gets done on time. Yes, I only have part of my Christmas shopping done. But I am not worried. If you are like me, you might need […]

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Early Christmas prep… How I’m getting ready for this crazy season!

Sponsored advertising content. I’ve received compensation from MBNA for this sponsored post. As always, all opinions are my own. So, I am starting early with my Christmas preparations. I thought I had it all together last year – I ended up ordering all my Christmas gifts online mid-December, but there was a delay with the […]

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Weaning the Un-Wean-able Baby – Patience and the Right Bottles

My third child was by far the hardest to wean. I breastfed all three of my girls; I have experience in introducing new foods and cow’s milk, replacing nursing time with cuddles, reasonable amounts of crying it out mixed with distractions – you name it. I have done it all. Do you think any of […]

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And This is 10 Years Old. Reality, Growing up, Learning, and Loss

My oldest daughter turned 10 a couple of months ago. I have just recently come to the realization that I have lost my little girl. The temper tantrums have stopped. The crying for no reason has stopped. The clingy-ness of a small child is something I will never see in her again, and it all […]

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20+ Elf On The Shelf ideas! It’s Almost Time to Break These Guys Out!

The Elf on the Shelf is such a fun family tradition. We just started it last year, after much procrastination, because to be honest, it is tiring for mom to think of new things to do with these elves every single day! But honestly, it is so worth it. The kids think its so much […]

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Great Alternative to Regular Christmas Cards, Make it Fun This Year!

I want to say that I make time to have Holiday photos taken every year, but that would be a lie. Life gets so busy around here with all three kids. Don’t get me wrong, I have lots of pictures of my kids. I just have never been organized enough to get updated family photos […]

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Easy Things To Pack For the Kids For Lunch and Not Hear Complaints

I got a note sent home with my oldest daughter when she was in kindergarten, asking me to kindly only send only healthy snacks to school with my child. With three picky kids, school guidelines to follow, and umpteen packed school lunches later, here are some mom-approved snacks for lunch that won’t get you a […]

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It’s All About Teaching Our Children From a Young Age, When it Comes To The Whole Harvey Weinstein Issue

It may seem like these issues are a world away, with the stories all coming to light in the USA about Harvey Weinstein, but the truth is, it’s here too. It’s the unwanted touches, unwanted advances, and pressure, from someone in power or just your peer. Statistics of women that experience an unwanted sexual encounter […]

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Making the Time Change a Little Easier, Tips From a Sleep Expert

It is nearly the end of Daylight Savings Time.  We are all going to move our clocks back 1 hour and will need to readjust our circadian rhythms, or internal clocks, to the new time.  This change is easier on adults and older children who are able to just shift their internal clocks and roll […]

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