My next kid-friendly vacation destination

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Vacations are something that don’t seem to happen often enough in this household for many reasons. We’ve had a couple of crazy hectic years, what with adding two new babies to the family, and a family vacation wasn’t really an option for the longest time. It’s just been chaos, really. Now that … Read more

Tips for soothing a fussy baby

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    If there’s one thing I firmly believe in, it’s moms helping out other moms. I’ll be the first to admit that I’m far from the perfect parent. I make mistakes- tons of them, and even after 13 years of motherhood I still have questions and struggles when it comes to … Read more

Baby Loved, Science Proven

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Playtime is such a crucial part of early childhood development. Babies and children learn through playing, so wouldn’t it make sense that we should be picky about their toys? Lamaze Toys are baby loved and science proven, meaning they are designed with every stage of your baby’s development in mind. I’m sharing … Read more

Letting her “do her thing”

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I think we can all agree that the toddler years can be a pretty….challenging time. My two and a half year old is no longer a baby, yet she’s not quite a full-fledged kid either. She’s becoming a big girl, with big girl emotions, wants, needs, and ideas. Don’t get me wrong, … Read more

Easy ways to reconnect with your kids

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As a mom of four I can tell you that it’s been quite a challenge lately to spend quality time with all of my kids, especially the older ones. Life with a newborn and a busy toddler has left me exhausted and I feel like I’m spread pretty thin most days. I … Read more

Love your leftovers + the easiest slow cooker lasagna recipe

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Leftovers. That word seems to have a strong reaction for some people- either you love them or you hate them. If you’re a busy mom like me, chances are you love leftover night. I mean, who likes making dinner every single night? Not me! These days, I’m all about convenience, saving time, … Read more

Quick & easy photo albums {Plus 15 album theme ideas!}

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Anyone who knows me knows that I absolutely love taking pictures of my children. Yes, I’m one of those moms. The one who posts far too many pictures of my adorable children on all of my social media accounts and who is constantly having to delete apps and games on my phone … Read more

A letter to my oldest child

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Dear Ayden, I’m sitting here looking through baby pictures of you- my sweet and sensitive first little baby boy, and I can’t for the life of me believe that we just celebrated your twelfth birthday last week. It’s been 12 years since you forever changed my life and made me a mom, … Read more

My baby registry must-have + a Target giveaway!

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This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. As a seasoned mom of three with one more on the way, I’ve tried my fair share of baby and toddler products. I can give you tips on where … Read more

Tricks for soothing a crying newborn

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I don’t know about you, but the sound of a crying baby is like nails on a chalkboard to me. This is unfortunate because I’m a soon-to-be mom of four and both of my girls were screamers when they were infants. They legitimately screamed for hours on end and it kind of … Read more