They Grew So Fast, But Not A Minute Too Soon This Year – Back To School

You know how the weeks leading up to having a baby you’re just so done that you’re ready- eager, even- to endure the pain, the pushing, the sleepless nights, the bloody nipples? Just GET. THE. BABY. OUT. The last few weeks have been like that, but not in regards to the baby- I’m happy to keep him in much longer. No, I just became so over and done with having my kids home for theView full post »

Our Colic Survival Plan, Based On Experience

I’m 23 weeks pregnant. In 18ish weeks, there’s going to be another baby living here. I guess it’s time to, like, start getting ready? With the help of Wellements Probiotic Gripe Water, I’m stocking up on the most important things for those first few weeks and sharing some colic survival tips with you in this sponsored post.  Preparing for our 4th baby is quite differentView full post »

The Sideline Mom Is A Fantasy When You Have Toddlers & Babies

So you just signed your oldest kid up for soccer or baseball or football… or some kind of sport where you are giddy about the idea of cheering them on from the sidelines. You have others. They are, obviously, younger. Listen, let me just tell you right now that that vision you have in your head- you, kicked back in a folding chair, monogrammed YETI in hand, snapping pictures of your littleView full post »

The Treasure Trove That Is My Photo Booth Library

Long before Snapchat selfie filters, my kids and I played with my Mac’s Photo Booth. It never really produced high-quality images I’d consider printing. I mostly used it as a means of entertaining them. Sometimes to show them off when nobody was around to take a picture of the two of us. The dog, too. Until recently, I knew these were there, but I didn’t realize what gemsView full post »

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