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History of Easter and Its Symbols

I’ve always been kind of stumped by the secular symbols that become so prominent in Christian holidays. Like where did the Bunny actually come from? I’m a big history buff. I have a Bachelors of History of Art and Visual Culture. During my time seeking my degree I learned a lot about the Christian Church […]

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Classic Spring Outfits for Toddler Girls

One of my favorite things about Spring is buying some new, fun, Spring clothes for my kids. My oldest is so cute in all of her different Spring clothes. My husband and I, however, can be pretty strict on the types of clothes we put on our kids. For instance, I hate animal print and […]

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26 St Patrick’s Day Activities, Crafts, and More

St Patrick’s Day is a great, fun holiday, to share with the kids. Here are  St Patrick’s Day activities to brighten your holiday. Crafts Kid Craft: St. Patrick’s Day Marshmallow Stamps This is a great craft for kids of all ages. Even little ones can do it. Marshmallow stamps to make little clovers. What a […]

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39 Life Skills Every Child Should Know Before They Turn 18

There are so many things as a parent that we are responsible for teaching our kids, life skills should be on the top of that list. It is on us when our children graduate from high school not knowing basic life skills. I’ve seen arguments a lot lately about the public-school system and things they […]

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Munchkin Click Lock Bite Proof Trainer Cup Product Review

*affiliate links* When my daughter was around 9 months old, it may have been earlier then that, our doctor told us to start training her on a sippy cup. As a first time parent there are so many decisions I cannot even express the overwhelming feeling. You have to choose bottles that are best, bottle nipples […]

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Living with Anxiety: Before and After Becoming a Mom

I’ve had anxiety since I was a child. I cannot really tell you when it started although there a few events I remember I know did not help the situation. Some of it was typical child related anxieties. I was shy but frightfully so. I’m not even sure my parents understood or understand to this day how much it physically hurt me to try to talk to people sometimes. I did not really talk about it and did not explain that much to them. It was not all the time. It did depend on the situation, but I hurt and just could not talk. Those situations included ordering food at restaurants. I usually told my dad what I wanted and had him order for me.

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10 St Patrick’s Day Picture Books For Your Kids

St Patrick’s Day is a staple as a kid. What’s a better way to foster imagination and grab their interest in stories and reading then with leprechauns. Here are my 10 favorite St Patrick’s Day picture books for kids. *Affiliate Links* How To Catch A Leprechaun by Adam Wallace You’ve been planning night and day, […]

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Gun Control: How Many Deaths Have to Happen?

On Valentine’s Day another mass shooting occurred. Why do these keep happening? I debated for a while on whether or not to write about gun control, but I could not just let it stand. There are so many arguments against gun control and so many arguments for it. I’d like to highlight some articles, videos, and […]

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Why I Plan to Teach My Kids to Have Sex Before Marriage

  As a parent sex can be a topic we avoid. It can be awkward, scary, and often times we just do not know what to say. I have a broad open stance on the topic of sex. It is by no means an opinion of the minority anymore, but I do think how open […]

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15 Valentine’s Day Picture Books for Kids

As another holiday approaches I have been brainstorming more ways to teach my children about the holiday. Also, I’ve been working on reading more to my children. My daughter is two years old and so very active it can be hard to read through a book without her just running off. In an effort to […]

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