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Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Conquer Kid Clutter: 3 Ways to Organize Your Child’s Stuff

Lately my DVR and YouTube feed have been filled with shows talking about minimalism and living tiny. I enjoy watching because even though my family doesn’t live a typical tiny home or anywhere near a ...

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Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

Transition from Infant to Toddler Room at Daycare

I was surprised to learn recently that I was not alone in my excitement to return to the office post-baby. If you had asked me a year ago as I was preparing to go back ...

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10 Playtime Activities for Babies

10 Playtime Activities for Babies

Like most kids, my son Cab is quite active with a very short attention span. From the time he was a squirmy newborn to now as a full-fledged toddler (with his own opinion!), my husband ...

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Baby’s First Birthday Party: The Biggest Lesson I Learned

Baby’s First Birthday Party: The Biggest Lesson I Learned

Please tell me children’s birthday parties get easier over time. I don’t think my wedding took up as much of my time as planning, hosting, and cleaning did for my son’s first birthday party. Okay, maybe ...

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A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

A Letter to My Parents on Grandparents Day

As excited as I was to become a parent, I knew my parents were as equally excited to become grandparents. I consider myself fortunate to have my parents live close by and my (still very ...

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How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

How to Plan a Road Trip With a Baby

My husband and I just survived our first official road trip with our baby. As a couple, we did most of our vacations as road trips, so keeping to our vacation norm, we picked a ...

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Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

Parenting Tips & Tricks: 5 Baby Hacks That Make Life Easier

I don’t know about you, but when scrolling through my social media feed I always click on posts talking about “hacks” (which is a clever use for something in a way it wasn’t intended for ...

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Tips for Buying Used Baby Furniture

Tips for Buying Used Baby Furniture

My friends laugh at me, but I have jumped in (with both feet) into the upcycle/DIY movement that has been sweeping the nation… thanks Pinterest! It started years ago with ditching store bought cleaners, and ...

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Tales from Baby Swim Lessons

Tales from Baby Swim Lessons

Baby swim lessons were not what this mommy expected. The prepping, lugging, and changing involved all before you even get into the pool, and knowing that just 40 short minutes later you do it in ...

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Beginner’s Guide to Cloth Diapers

Beginner’s Guide to Cloth Diapers

When my husband and I told our families and friends that we made the decision to try cloth diapers for our baby, Cab, everyone we told thought we were nuts. They also weren’t afraid of ...

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