Month: January 2019

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Valentine’s Day DIY: Heart Shaped Bath Bombs

I love making gifts for my friends and family. Admittedly time is always a factor. I’d make more gifts if I had infinite time. These wonderful heart shaped bath bombs are so quick and easy. With a little pretty wrapping it’s a simple, cheap, yet pretty and well thought out DIY Valentine’s Day gift. *affiliate […]

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Newborn Safety Series: Sleeping Safety

When I became a mom for the first time, around three years ago, I was often a nervous wreck. What do I do? Am I doing this right? Is she getting what she needs? All of these questions were running through my head non-stop. Then there was the fear of her getting her, the fear […]

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Why Can’t We Stop Judging One Another

In today’s political climate it is clear to me one thing. We all need to be more understanding and realize when we just DO NOT know. We all have our own beliefs, our own fears, our own religions, but we all live separate lives. Every person experiences life, death, trauma, good situations and bad in […]

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Valentine’s Day: DIY Strawberry Sugar Scrub

Valentine’s Day is coming and no matter if you’re dating, single, or married there’s one thing you should definitely do this holiday and that is to do something for yourself. Self care and self love is so very important no matter the time of year. A great way to practice some self care this Valentine’s […]

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If My Son Wants To Be In Dance Class I’ll Let Him

Recently I saw a question asked on Quora, “My five year old son wants to do ballet. How do I get him to pick a more manly pastime?” The answer given was much to my surprise exactly the thoughts I was having. Why do we stick to such strict gender roles with activities and our […]

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Newborn Safety Series: Choking and Strangulation

Choking and strangulation are both leading causes of accidental death in infants. There are so many different objects and situations that can pose a significant risk to your baby’s safety. Watching for these several different hazards can help protect your child from serious injury or death. Choking Hazards Food As a baby grows old enough […]

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National Winnie the Pooh Day: Favorite Winnie the Pooh Toys and Books

One of my favorite cartoons and books growing up was Winnie the Pooh. I always specifically loved Eeyore. As I became a mother there’s definitely many different cartoons, books, movies, songs, I loved in my past I wanted to share with my children. Winnie the Pooh is on the top of that list. *affiliate links* […]

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Newborn Safety Series: Bathing Safety

As we consider safety while raising our children is it important to consider bath time. The risk for injury during a bath for newborn or small child is high. Most children love water and are drawn to playing in it. *affiliate links* Sponge Baths Newborns should be given sponge baths until their umbilical stump falls […]

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Surprise! Childproofing is Not Complete, It’s a Mindset

So you’ve gone through your entire house and you think you’re done childproofing. You’ve plugged every outlet, cushioned every table corner, latched every cabinet and drawer, but don’t stop now. Children are unpredictable and as they grow there will be new, different things they are interested in, you must be prepared and diligent for any […]

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Newborn Safety Series: Smoking and Fire Safety.

According to the CDC, although there has been a decrease over the last ten years, 37.8 million adults smoke cigarettes. Tobacco smoke in cigarettes, cigars, and pipes have more than 70 chemicals that are known to cause cancer. It is extremely important if you are an adult who smokes or while having any family that […]

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