• When I Want My Old Life Back

    September 3, 2019

    Some days I find that I want my old life back.  I miss my pre baby life.  I could let the guilt over that feeling overwhelm me or I can do this… I miss my pre baby life! Some days as I’m wiping the 193rd poopy butt, breaking up the 392nd argument, and answering the…

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  • 5 reasons even breastfeeding moms should pump

    5 Reasons Exclusively Breastfeeding Mamas Should Still Pump

    August 26, 2019

    This post is sponsored by Evivo but the content and opinions expressed here are my own. I am four months into my breastfeeding journey with my third child and I am so thankful for the opportunity I have to feed my child this way.  I well know that there are women out there who wish…

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  • Basket full of baby items sitting in front seat of car

    The Anatomy of the Perfect Baby Shower Gift

    August 20, 2019

    This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com Five to ten years ago my life was all about going to weddings.  My friends were all pairing off and getting married.  The summer Nate and I got married we went to six other weddings and were invited to three more.  Weddings were our life!  Outside of family weddings, we…

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  • Preschooler, baby, and toddler boys with their heads together laying on a blanket

    Three Months at a Glance {Daniel}

    August 11, 2019

    Well, I promised myself I would be sure to do Daniel’s monthly pictures on time but maybe I should have promised myself I would also do his monthly write up on time…  Daniel is now about three and a half months old but late is better than never, right?  😉 Daniel’s Stats: Weight: — Height:…

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  • Closeup of toddler boy holding a woman's hand. All you can see of the woman is her legs.

    The Boring Mom Life

    July 30, 2019

    Are you a perfect mom or a boring mom?  Is there really that much of a difference?  I’d encourage you to decide today that you’re going to make the most of your boring mom life and stop fighting for “perfection.” Do you ever feel as though you can’t measure up as a mom?  You scroll…

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  • Wading pool with one young boy going down a kids slide and one young boy sitting in pool with a nerf football

    The Six Worst Things to Say to a Mom of Young Kids

    July 22, 2019

    Find out six things not to say to a mom of young kids.  It’s easy to slip out one of these statements is you’re talking to a mom with young children but please stop! There’s something about conceiving a child (or foster/adopting) that all of a sudden makes your life fair game for everyone to…

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  • Toddler boy playing with LeapBuilders elephant

    How to Choose Educational Toys for Toddlers

    July 7, 2019

    You’re big on educational toys for toddlers but don’t want a million toy cluttering up your house.  This list of criteria of toys for toddler brain development will help you know which educational toddler toys to keep and which to skip. This post is sponsored by BabbleBoxx.com on behalf of LeapFrog Enterprises, Inc. As someone…

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  • Baby, toddler, and preschooler boys laying on floor with heads together, smiling

    Two Months at a Glance {Daniel}

    July 1, 2019

    It seems like yesterday that I was sitting down to write up Daniel’s one month update and here I am already working on month number two.  I swear time is flying by about a million times quicker with this third baby.  It is such a joy to be a mama to three but it’s also…

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