Motherhood

23 Baby Essentials for New Moms!

Happy Monday! As a mom of 2 under 2, I realized that there are some baby items that I absolutely need and some that I can live without. Not everything that is marketed for babies is useful or practical. Especially as a new mom, you may want to know what you will actually use. Here is my list of 23…

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10 things we do for our Toddler Bedtime Routine

admin / February 24, 2018

Our toddler is now 21 months.. Where does the time fly?? It seemed like just a little while ago, my husband and I were married. Then I was pregnant. And 9 months later, a beautiful baby boy changed my life forever. One of the many struggles of parenthood is sleep training kids and figuring out a bedtime routine. This is…

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Should My Family Implement Attachment Parenting?

You may have heard about attachment parenting as one of the many ways to raise your child. Up until recently, I did not know what attachment parenting was. I was actually looking for a way to calm my seemingly always unhappy toddler when I stumbled upon this parenting style. Because my baby boy was so clingy and just plain annoying…

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14 Things to Do On a Winter/Rainy Day With Your Kids

Here in the Pacific Northwest, our winters are long and cold. Sometimes, winter starts mid-November and lasts all the way until late March. Five months is almost half a year. And that is almost half a year of winter! Winter is beautiful, no doubt. I know many people dream of a white Christmas and all the coziness snow and cold…

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How to care for a baby with the stomach flu

Recently, my family was struck with the dreaded stomach flu. That’s right. ALL of us–my husband, my 10-month-old, and I all got the stomach bug. It all started the night after our family get-together. We decided to invite both sets of parents and my brother with his wife over for some pork kabobs. The get together was amazing(we love family…

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