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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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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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To the Baby I’ll Never Have

This past weekend we hosted our very first garage sale, with tables stacked to the brim of old snow boots, outgrown hats and mittens, swaddle blankets, teeny little onesies pronouncing “Daddy’s Girl” or “Beautiful like Mommy”…Silly, of course, but each itsy bitsy piece a precious reminder of how quickly time passes. I cried. It was […]

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My Daughter Is a Quitter

Toddlers are so confusing- this leads to major frustration for this mama. The most recent example is in regards to dance class. I thought we took all the right steps in partaking in this new extracurricular activity. I was excited that she would follow in her mama’s footsteps. I started dance young and danced different […]

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Surviving our 1st Family Road Trip

Driving- the all American travel method and in today’s world an option to avoid inflated airline tickets, pat downs by TSA and 3 oz. toiletries. This past 4th of July, my family set out on a journey through 4 states, 16 hour round trip to Ohio to visit family. So many questions and thoughts popped […]

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Mixed Matched and It’s OK

I would show up at daycare and see the hodgepodge getup my daughter was wearing. At first I thought oh my husband didn’t see what I specifically laid out. Later to find out we have a very independent 2 year old on our hands. Sorry for placing blame! Getting dressed started to become a battle. I […]

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15 Busy Bags for Busy Toddlers

Toddlers are BUSY! They rarely keep still for more than a few minutes, get into EVERYTHING and need to be watched with a cautious eye. Busy bags are a great way to keep a toddler entertained and out of trouble! I have searched for several ideas online and made up a few while finding supplies […]

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