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  • Big Changes: The Move, The Toddler and Christmas

    I’m pregnant (due in two weeks). We bought a house two weeks ago. We hosted Christmas with my in-laws from out of town. It has been CRAZY! If you are wondering why you haven’t…

    January 4, 2018
  • What to Buy for Baby Part 2: Sleeping

    There are so many products out there for helping your child sleep. We struggled a lot with our son (who only wanted to sleep on me!). Baby wearing never really worked out, so we…

    November 6, 2017
  • What to Buy for Baby Part 1: Eating

    As I await the arrival of my second child, the search for items I can reuse and others I need to purchase is heavily underway. There are tons of lists out there outlining all…

    October 17, 2017
  • The Isolation of Parenthood: Finding Support

    When I first found out I was pregnant 3.5-years-ago, I was blown away. Sure, we had been trying for a few months but seeing that faint line on a pregnancy test was still a…

    October 8, 2017
  • Buy Nothing Project: Helping You and Your Neighbors

    I wanted to tell everyone about a fantastic project called Buy Nothing. I’m sharing this with you only to spread the word about this amazing resource that has helped my family so many times.…

    September 24, 2017
  • Before Parenthood: The “I Will Never” List

    Before I was a mother, parents tried to justify their parenting techniques to me all the time – they would say “just wait until you have kids” or “we’ve tried everything” (followed by a…

    September 22, 2017
  • Play Dates with an Active Child

    Play dates with an active and strong-willed child can be less than organized.  Sure, we can set the date and time, and I can generally get out the door on time (for now).  But,…

    September 13, 2017
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