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Kids Make Life Magical

Kids make life magical. Side note, I am writing this right after I have chased down my two-year old for the sixth time at the library to stop him from throwing yet another toy down the book return conveyor belt, but I still believe what I said. Coming out of the holidays this year really […]

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Teach Your Kids to Count Their Blessings

November’s focus at our son’s preschool is ‘What are we thankful for?’ We worked on his homework, the traditional hand print turkey with feathers he needed to decorate with things he is thankful for. This started the conversation about how lucky we are that we have loving family, a warm house over our head, food […]

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The Day From Hell

It started off like a normal day. I wake up to my oldest holding a pair of wet underwear in my face saying he had an accident. We go upstairs to survey the damage and luckily the bed was dry, along with the 20 stuffed animals and pillows on the bed that are a major […]

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What I Learned After Having a Second Child

I was so excited, and anxious, about having a second child. My first-born was getting to a place where, at three years old, he was getting easier by the day. He was way more independent and we could finally leave the house without making it a big ordeal. We got to a place where he […]

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Cookie Monster Dirt Cake

It was my son’s first birthday! Such a momentous day and I needed the perfect smash cake. I search high and low for the perfect egg free cake, which is hard to come by. I visited a local bakery and was told there was not one item in the whole store that was egg free, […]

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Nursing vs Pumping

I had the unique experience of exclusively pumping for 1 year with my first baby and exclusively breastfeeding for 1 year my second baby. There were pros and cons that came with both experiences, but they each shaped me as a mother and drove a lot of my choices. In retrospect, I’ve realized 6 things I […]

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Why Limit Blue Light at Night.

This page contains affiliate links. Please see my Affiliate Disclosure.   Technology is rapidly progressing, and with that so is our use of electronics.  How much time do you spend in front of a screen, what about your kids? I will admit we look at screens more than I would like.  Between turning on the […]

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