Lets talk teething......its got to be my least favorite part of motherhood. I can handle a lot, but grumpy teething babies and toddlers are just tough. Right now my 15 month old is cutting her molars, ugh. They keep coming up and going back down and just really causing her trouble. She still has 8 … Continue reading Favorite Teething Remedies
Is it just my house, or are you experiencing a Halloween Hangover?? Between trunk or treats, class parties, and trick or treating last night, we ended up with SO much candy. We also didn't get a ton of traffic at our house, so we have left over candy from what we bought. Even though we … Continue reading 5 Ways To Get Rid of Extra Halloween Candy
sponsored post Lets talk about all the hard and frustrating things we have to do as parents....function on little sleep, figure out how to get the pickiest of eaters to eat something, not loose our minds when answering the same questions for the 5000th time that day....I could go on and on and on. But … Continue reading How to Install Your Car-seats Without Losing Your Mind
Happy Friday!! We made it through another week, woohoo! I am starting something new, where I am going to share my favorite things each Friday. Every week will be different, fashion, beauty, breastfeeding, home, motherhood....all the stuff I find and fall in love with. To kick it off, I am sharing posts from some other … Continue reading Friday Favorites: Advice From Moms
Growing up, I never really cared for Halloween. I didn't care to dress up or go trick or treating, and I HATE scary things like Haunted Houses. So of course I would marry someone who thinks it is the greatest holiday in the world. My husband lives for Halloween, he decorates our house at the … Continue reading Central IL Fun: Boo at the Zoo
I think every mama has experienced some form of Anxiety. Its just one of those things that can come with all the craziness that is parenting. But, unfortunately, some of us struggle with it more than others. My struggle with anxiety started in high school, even though I didn't recognize that is what it was. … Continue reading How I Manage my Anxiety Naturally
If you have followed me for a while, then you know that my struggles with breastfeeding my first child, are a big part of why I became a Lactation Counselor. Something that I feel really contributed to my struggle, was a lack of realistic expectations and not really knowing what to expect. So, part of my mission is to change that! Today I wanted to share with you some of the common breastfeeding misconceptions I hear, and what the real answers to those questions. This is definitely not a comprehensive list, there are SO many misconceptions floating around out there, but it is a good start!
I don't think it is a secret that being a parent isn't always easy. It often feels like as soon as you have one stage or set of behaviors down, your kids are moving on to another one. And while it is awesome that kids are learning and growing and developing, man it is hard … Continue reading I found someone to help me parent…besides my mom!
If you've been following me for a little while, then you know how much I love MommyCon. If you're new here, you'll learn quickly that it is an event I love and forward to all year. But maybe you've been wondering "What is this MommyCon all about?" or "Should I go to MommyCon, is it an … Continue reading Why I love MommyCon and think you should too!
So who of you is still mourning our lack of summer this year? I was pretty annoyed I admit, and in the end we had to bugger off to France just for some guaranteed sunshine.
But now September is here and I have resigned all hope for an ‘Indian summer’, I realised Autumn actually is not all that bad.
So I have compiled a list of 10 Reasons why we should happily wave goodbye to summer and embrace Autumn:
- No more shaving.
Put down that razor. We no longer have to shave our legs, ladies! (Or lets be honest, that bit in between your ankles and the tops of your 3/4 leggings.)
2. Comfy clothes that hide a multitude of sins
Hide all those mum lumps under big fluffy coats and big, sexy boots. Anybody else have a thing for knitwear?
3. Hot, greasy food
Say goodbye to salads for every…
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