Dear Sweet Girl

Dear sweet girl, As you turn the big 1-0 today and officially enter the preteen years there are a few things I want you to know. Some life lessons that as you start making your way towards those oh-so-fun teenage years, I think will serve you great value. I want you to first know that…

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Cookie Tacos

Cookie Tacos for Cinco de Mayo or Taco Tuesday! We are definitely a taco loving family. Taco Tuesdays are a weekday favorite around here. We even had a taco themed birthday party one year! So it’s not surprising that we found a way to make them into a sweet treat that is fun for all…

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Teething; How to Take The Bite Out of It. Tips, Tricks + Products to Get Relief.

After having three kiddos, we have a little bit of experience with the oh-so-amazing teething years. As our youngest is getting his second round of teeth in I thought I would share some of our favorite tips, tricks + products that get us through teething! Tips Have compassion. Sounds simple, right? But honestly when a…

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5 truths and a Lie for Successful Breastfeeding

Let me start by saying. EVERY baby is different, even from one child to the next. As well as every mom bod is different. These suggestions are not guaranteeing you to have the perfect breastfeeding journey or even that it will work for you 100 percent. These are just some things that have helped me…

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Why I Stay Up Late, Instead of |Just| Going to Bed

Why do I stay up late + wake up looking and feeling like a homeless pigeon instead of just hitting the hay at a decent hour? I could totally do the latter and wake up early but for this mama, that isn’t what works right now. These days I don’t get much quiet time in…

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PLEASE- Just Go To Sleep

I dont think this meme could be any more accurate… Our oldest slept through the night at ten weeks. No joke, in her own crib in her own room. And has slept like a champ for almost ten years now. So honestly, I really didn’t get why people “couldn’t get their kids to sleep”. Like…

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Motherhood. You Sneaky Foe.

Motherhood. You sneaky sneak foe. You fair-weathered friend. Every time I think I have you figured out. You go and change on me. Every time I fiiiinaly master an age + stage you move right along to the next one without any notice of new changes. Every time I think I know what to expect…

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Natural Egg Dye for the Busy Family

Over the last several years I have seen all of these amazing posts about dying your Easter eggs with natural dye. I absolutely LOVE this idea but for our family we tend to never have [or should I say, make] the time to do it that way. This year I decided to take a step…

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Casual Easter Outfit Inspo’s

Looking for some new ideas for your Easter Morning outfit? Check out these fun finds for some new inspiration. Everybody loves a great off-the-shoulder dress but I really love that this dress has ties on the sleeves, giving it a fuller fun look. Here is similar off-shoulder dress and a tie-sleeve dress. I also love…

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Our Nine Year Old Has a Phone, and we love it.

It might sound a bit extra but our daughter got her first phone as a Christmas gift when she was seven. We made this big decision for various reasons. At the time, the main reason was that she was racing cars and at those tracks she would run wild [within reason] with her friends +…

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