7 Things No-one Tells You About Having a C-Section

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Coming up is an important milestone for me, which will mark three months to the date that I went through two life-changing events: 1) on 16 July 2014 I was blessed with a daughter, Baby K; and 2) I had a cesarean. I have to differentiate between the two things and treat them as if… Read More

5 Winter Wonderland Boredom Cures

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Because last winter was SO long and miserable, I learned a lot about myself. I learned that I absolutely HATE the cold (I knew that already but the long winter really reiterated that hate), I learned that I really CAN’T eat the same things I did in high school (goodbye beach body that I never… Read More

Boost Your Immune System

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This is not a scientific post. I’m not a doctor or an expert, just a mom. So, if you’re another mom or mom figure, and we talk how we do about all the little bits of life, this is what I’d toss into the conversation when it comes to boosting our immune systems. I like to say… Read More

How to Hide Your Grey Hair (VIDEO)

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While people say that having kids keeps you forever young, they don’t tell you that they can also make you look really old too by giving you lovely things like a squishy belly and grey hair. Today, I’m not even touching the belly thing (I’m still mad about it!) – I’m just talking about the… Read More

6 Thanksgiving Family Games

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The only thing better than Thanksgiving food are the games! My entire huge family gets together at my grandparents’ house and after we eat, we play games for hours on end. It’s something I look forward to every year with much anticipation and excitement! Regardless if you have adults, children, or a mixture of both at… Read More

Where To Order Holiday Cards

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The calendar has turned – HELLO NOVEMBER! – and the stores are filling up with holiday supplies. Wrapping paper, Christmas trees, toy sales, poinsettias and more, seem to be everywhere! All this has sparked my holiday to do list and on the very top is holiday cards! Truly, of all the holiday activities, this is… Read More

Creative Thanksgiving Table Place Card Ideas

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A fun and easy way to instantly add festive decor to your Thanksgiving table is to create Thanksgiving table place cards! This is also a great way to let your guests know where they’re sitting, and add some fun to the table. Guests can then take these place cards home as a little thank you,… Read More

How to Make an Emergency Car Kit for Baby

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Have you ever run out of your house and forgotten the diaper bag only to remember it when you need it the most? No? You will. We hope you don’t but it is almost like a rite of passage for a parent and it happens to some of us more than once. When you are… Read More

15 Steps on How to Survive the Holidays

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A lot of people have traditions that their family follows for the holidays. Some tell stories, some gather around food, and some people… well, some people are like my family. We celebrate holidays in the most fantastic way possible: running around like maniacs and, of course, laughing our butts off at each other. Here are… Read More

Britax Free Ride Event Time Again!!

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  Attention all the expecting parents out there or those looking to upgrade their stroller!! It is that time of year again!! Yep, time for the Britax Free Ride Event. This time the Free Ride Event is with Britax’s new luxury stroller, the Affinity! You remember the customizable stroller that we introduced you to back in March… Read More

Quick Tip: How To Keep Little Kids Busy

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Today we’re sharing a quick tip on how to keep your kids busy at a restaurant or at home when you need five minutes of peace to just drink that cup of coffee alone. This is for parents of little ones, mainly toddlers and preschoolers, and involves you having two bags of $1 toys from… Read More

5 DIY Thanksgiving Wreaths

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One thing that I absolutely love about the holidays is decorating. Well, sort of. I hate the cost that comes with decorating, especially when whatever you buy falls apart after one year (which most of that year is spent sitting in a box!). But I don’t mind spending a little extra to make it myself,… Read More

26 Alphabet Books for Your 3-6 Year Old

26 Awesome Alphabet Books for 3-6 year olds

We have an alphabet lover in our house. Every time we go to the library he asks for more ABCs, more ABCs, MORE ABCs! We’ve read our fair share of alphabet picture books, and some have become family favorites! Whether your little one is an alphabet lover, alpha-phobic, or alpha-apathetic, I’m sure you will dig… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Episode Four – The Kitchen

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Congratulations to our giveaway winner – Ariel M Welcome to the heart of the home – the kitchen! It’s time for Episode Four of At Home with Baby Gizmo and we are taking you inside the Baby Gizmo kitchen! Our home has an open floor plan with the family room opening up into the eat-in… Read More

10 Ways a Toddler says “I love you”

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I love my boys so much! My little man is developing SUCH a personality in his “toddler years.” Here are some ways that I think toddlers are trying to tell us they love us.   1) Throwing an award winning tantrum while you are on a very important phone call or pretty much any other… Read More

Tips For Safe Halloween Trick or Treating

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It’s Halloween week and that means it’s time to make a plan for Friday night! Here in the Northwest, the first thing we’ll be doing is checking the weather After that, it’s laying out the options and making a plan — where to go, what time, dinner before, dinner after, are costumes warm enough and… Read More

Mom’s Morning Beauty Routine #keepinitreal

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  Rise and shine mamas! It’s morning! Time to get ready for another day with those precious kiddos of yours. But there’s no reason why you can’t look your best. Here’s a simple tutorial to stream line your morning beauty routine:   1. Exercise – What better way to start your day and enhance your natural… Read More

10 Shopping Online Tips: Finding The Best Deals

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Who doesn’t love shopping online? And even better, who doesn’t love a great deal when shopping online?! We’re sharing some fabulous tips to help you shop online for the best deals! Read on and start saving.   1. Always check saving sites first. There are so many great coupon/savings websites, and one of my favorites… Read More

Tips On Getting Your Kids To Eat Fruits And Vegetables

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For some, getting your kids to eat their fruits and vegetables can prove to be extremely difficult. Some kids may love them, but some may hate them. While my little guy loves fruit, vegetables are another story. I’ve had to be sneaky and creative when it comes to giving him his daily dose of leafy… Read More

New Mom Rap

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We don’t normally post about Kickstarter or IndieGoGo campaigns BUT this one got our attention because not only do we love chic diaper bags and handbags, but we know and love this lady and her “New Mom Rap” is just plain funny! Moms help other moms, right?! You might remember Leslie Newton from timi and… Read More