• Minimalist Diaper Bag

    What’s in my Minimalist Diaper Bag?

    March 21, 2018

    Once upon a time I wasn’t a mom.  I carried around a cute little purse with my wallet, phone, and maybe a tube of lip gloss.  Now I have two little boys and I can no longer get away with carrying next to nothing when we’re out and about – especially when they get hangry or…

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  • How to parent while grieving

    How to Parent While Grieving

    March 19, 2018

    Today marks the month anniversary of my dad’s death.  The past month has been a whirlwind of emotions, activity, and thoughts.  There have been days where I’ve forgotten anything has changed and there have been days where I’m emotionally paralyzed and don’t know how to do anything, let alone take care of my precious boys. …

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  • A precious way to record a baby's first year

    Ten Months at a Glance {Josiah}

    March 14, 2018

    Corduroy Fox c/o A Happy Carrot Josiah’s Stats: Weight: ??? Height: ??? Clothing Size: 12 Months and Size 4 Diapers Milestones All Josiah wants to do these days is stand himself up.  He loves crawling over to everything to pull himself up.  He’s started walking around furniture while holding on and is beginning to lower himself slowly without plopping…

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  • Benefits of Babywearing for You and Your Baby

    February 19, 2018

    Affiliate links are used in this post I always wanted to be a mom who wore her babies!  Throughout my first pregnancy I read all about the benefits of babywearing and knew it was for me.  Unfortunately, Caleb was a punk of a baby and refused to be worn more than half a dozen times…

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  • What does Motherhood Teach Us About the Love of God?

    February 12, 2018

    Caleb is contentedly playing with his train set while singing Five Little Monkeys Jumping on the bed while Josiah is falling asleep in my arm – about ready for me to lay him in bed for nap time.  I look at the two of them with unbelievable love in my heart.  I’m filled with awe…

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  • A wonderful Valentine's Day toddler craft - clothespin painting!

    Toddler Time ~ Valentine’s Day Clothespin Painting

    February 9, 2018

    Affiliate links are used in this post Love month!  Love month!  Love month!  Time to do a little clothespin painting with my boy! If you weren’t aware, I LOVE love and adore holidays!  I want Caleb to love celebrating holidays as much as I do so (obviously) I have to join him in doing something…

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  • The cutest monthly update

    Nine Months at a Glance {Josiah}

    February 7, 2018

    Corduroy Fox c/o A Happy Carrot Josiah’s Stats: Weight: 22lb 4oz Height: 29 inches Clothing Size: 12 Months and Size 4 Diapers Milestones My little man is more and more fun every day!  He’s growing and changing all the time and it’s the most fun thing to watch!  Josiah is such a quick crawler and loves getting all over…

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  • Great ideas about love languages for toddlers!

    The Five Love Languages for Toddlers

    February 1, 2018

    It’s February and everywhere we look there are hearts and cupids and all sorts of lovey-dovy stuff!  I actually adore Valentine’s Day and it’s surrounding month since it reminds me to be intentional about loving on the people who are nearest and dearest to me.  I’m one who loves celebrating Valentine’s Day with my whole…

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