As a former Girl Scout, I live by the motto “Be Prepared” which is why I take such pride in my diaper bag packing skills. A well-packed diaper bag is a skill that all moms should master. There isn’t...
Anyone who has ever wrangled a toddler into a shopping cart knows that taking children shopping can feel like a daunting task. As a mom of four kids under 10, I've had to figure out how to get everyone...

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What have I learned since becoming a mom? I GET TO DECIDE HOW TO PARENT. We can have all of the best intentions and ideas but when that baby is born most of those plans completely fly out the window. After...
When you're a first time Mom, you try and read as much as possible. Except, sometimes it's just Facebook groups, "Dr. Google", and your pediatrician.  When your baby hits the 4-month mark, suddenly the groups get more active and...
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Rewind to 2011, I had this whole fairytale romance and picture-perfect future mapped out, or so I thought. Fast forward a little while to March 2012 and I’m a month out from welcoming our beautiful baby girl into the...
Raising kids is not easy, whether you have one, two, four, or six. I think most people would agree with that statement. My daughter is only three, but for a year or two, I’ve compared her to other kids...
  Having a new baby is so exciting. Birth is also painful, confusing, and overwhelming. Welcoming a new life can have so many different things attached but is such a beautiful experience.  Whether you’re welcoming your 1st or your 4th, there are...
Nothing takes me back to the days of being a kid more than the smell of fresh-cut grass. I can remember moments spent running through sprinklers and getting orange sherbert push pops from the ice cream truck. Countless studies...
  My husband and I were ecstatic when we first learned that we were expecting our second child. It happened much quicker than the first time and meant that our kids would be about two years apart. As my pregnancy...

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