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The Good, the Bad and the Lovely

Go-to baby essentials

I hesitate about writing a post about essential baby items every first time parent needs because if I'm honest no family's situation is going to…

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Spring Forward Survival Guide

Waking up an extra hour early is hard for everyone. But for children, it's usually extra tough because their body clocks haven't adjusted with the…

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Feeling Discouraged

It's been a week since we started our eczema elimination diet. What it's entailed is taking dairy and gluten out of our diet to see…

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The Eczema Elimination Diet

Are you in the 10-15% of parents who deal with a child suffering from Ezcema? I am. Both of my boys have had some form…

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Our Montessori Experience: the highs and lows…Is it right for you?

When my second son was born, I was craving some one on one bonding time with him, like I had with my firstborn. I also…

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The one thing my mother did for me that made me a better mother

They say it takes a village to raise a child, and our family is no exception. My grandmother played a big role in my upbringing,…

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The Good, the Bad, and the Lovely of Marriage

This past weekend, my husband and I had a long overdue date night. We attended a marriage conference hosted by our church in Waterloo, and…

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Traveling with kids: Long-distance car rides

We made it! The last installment of my three part 'traveling with kids' series. Here is Part 1 and Part 2 of the travel series.…

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Valentine’s Gift Guide for under $50

These two are the ultimate gift ;) I know Valentine's Day is still a couple weeks away, but if you're like me and order 99.9%…

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