Author Archive | Kyla

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The Guilt Of Three

Mom Guilt is no secret. I’ve had it plenty of times in my three years of momming. I’m sure you’ve had it, too. So many parts of motherhood can be hard. And I’ve heard the adjustment from two to three kids can be similar to the adjustment to one (AKA: ULTRA-HARD). But I didn’t spend […]

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Advice We’ve Heard On Babies — From Great to Awful

Every mother has a list of horrible advice given to her. Well-meaning strangers, wise grandparents and correcting mothers-in-law will interject on parenting style. Most of this guidance overwhelms new mothers and causes seasoned mom’s eyes to roll, but a few pieces of advice prove undoubtedly helpful. The Best and The Worst Admittedly, I’ve received more […]

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The Unsaid Part of Giving Birth

Tomorrow, I will have a two-week-old baby boy. This time I knew what to expect, but that wasn’t the case with my first-born. Following my first pregnancy, I was knocked to the ground with an encumbering cloud of despair. It caught me by surprise with no warning. Baby blues are too often the unsaid part […]

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5 Lifesaving Mom Hacks from a Soon-To-Be Mom of Three

As I approach my third time around at this baby thing, I realized there’s a few things we do around here that would have SHOCKED my first-time mom self. I thought I’d share the wealth of knowledge I’ve acquired. While they may not be actually life saving, these tips may very well save your sanity, […]

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Confessions of a Walking Circus

Because I can’t be the only one. They say hindsight is 20/20. I remember when I had my first baby, and I felt like a flailing mess. Now when I look back at that time, I see a mom who was so put together. She had time to home make all-natural organic baby food, hold […]

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“What’s Your Name?” Another Tale of Speech Delay

We’ve all heard of that cousin that didn’t talk until he was three. Or know of a mom who lost months of sleep worrying about her late talker. We’ve witnessed how a toddler can go from one-word sentences to oh-my-god-he-won’t-stop-talking overnight. But what about the mom who listened to these stories, but things just aren’t […]

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2017 Spring Break Camps and Activities

Spring Break is fast approaching! If you don’t have plans yet, here is a guide to help you stay busy and enjoy your break with the family. While there are several camp options to enroll your kids in, there are also everyday locations definitely worth checking out.  *Be sure to also check our March Activity […]

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An Open [love] Letter to My Doctor

Open letters have been getting more and more attention lately, it seems. Instead of adding onto the angry open letters filling the media, I wanted to put a letter of love out instead. While expecting my third baby, there is one specific person who is constantly on my mind: I’m mourning. It’s been around a […]

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Make It Yourself: Valentine’s Slime

Valentine’s Day is creeping up on us! It is always fun to try to teach our littles about the different holidays, and crafts and sensory activities are my favorite ways to do that. Indoor busy activities are great while the weather is still dreary. Valentine’s crafts are common for toddlers, but often require a lot […]

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