Category Archives: Toddler Terror

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ATTENTION: I’ve Got A Fantastic, Free App To Tell You About And Starbucks To Give Away! (KidsLink Review & Giveaway)

I think that was the longest post title in the history of this blog, but I know it’s like minutes until Christmas and we are allView full post »

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A $6 Gift Your Kids Will Love

Kids love toys, sure, but kids also love NOT toys. You know, stuff that they don’t normally stumble across in their quest for theView full post »

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One of the smartest, best baby products we’ve ever had! (And a big sale!)

Stokke Tripp Trapp Sale at LullabyBaby.com- $199 ($50 off!) | BabyRabies.comView full post »

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Babywearing/ Toddler Immobilizing Giveaway From Onya Baby

The last time we moved, our oldest was 8 weeks old. It was horrible. Truly. I don’t ever recommend moving across the country with aView full post »

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Kids Are Easier To Please Than We Think- A Halloween Recap

Remember how I spent nearly a week carefully crafting an intricate, homemade costume for Kendall last Halloween? Well, I was having none ofView full post »

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In October We Do The Pumpkin Patch

It’s what we’ve always done. It’s what we will always do, CHILDREN. So every year. EVERY YEAR. I will drag your littleView full post »

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The One Day App Is My New Digital Hoarding Obsession

I’m a self-diagnosed digital hoarder. My computer files are probably hiding hundreds of dead, flat cats. My desktop (the one on myView full post »

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I Fought The Paci & The Paci Won. Again.

The plan was I would write a post this morning while Lowell naps and Leyna watches Doc McStuffins all about how we FINALLY kicked the paciView full post »

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Nothing’s Wrong With Him… Or Something’s Wrong With All Of Them

Over the last couple months, I’ve come to an equally comforting and terrifying conclusion. There isn’t anything really wrongView full post »

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My Daughter Is Everything And Nothing I Expected- A Poppy Drops Giveaway

Leyna Lorelei- 2nd born, middle sister, hair twirler, obsessive snuggler, paci-aholic, bossy, nurturing, and addicted toView full post »

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Let It Grow

Texas peaches sprout on their own from a compost pile. The case for letting “weeds” grow.View full post »

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Carter’s Is Hipper Than I Remember – And a Giveaway

This post is sponsored by Carter’s. If you like free kids clothes, maybe stick around to check out the $50 giveaway at the bottomView full post »

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Stop It, Summer

I got a catalog selling “Back To School” clothes and backpacks yesterday. And then I went to Target and scored 70% off a newView full post »

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Tips For A Disney Experience Beyond Princesses

I started to title this Magic Kingdom For Boys, but that’s narrow. I’m sure there are a lot of girls out there who aren’tView full post »

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Mother’s Day Sucked, PPA Sucks

Yesterday, Mother’s Day, didn’t go very well, and I’m mad. The kids fought nearly the whole day, the restaurant we choseView full post »

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Bluebonnets 2014

We live in Texas. It’s bluebonnet season. I’m a photographer. I have children. This is inevitable. Bluebonnet pix 2014,View full post »

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Slice Of Perfect In Our Messy Reality- A Photography Challenge

“How do you keep your house so clean?” I get this a lot, which is highly laughable. While I would say we have managed to keepView full post »

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Taming Hyenas With Compost Smoothies

When my kids get home from school, it’s like, stop. SHHHH. Don’t. open.  your. mouth. Not before I can shove some food inView full post »

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A Spring Break Epiphany & The Turducken of Alcohol

Oh hey there! I’m back from a little break I didn’t intend on taking. Technically, it was spring break here last week. WeView full post »

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She Grows With Glitter

The first thing the hairstylist asked her was, “Do you want glitter in your hair?” OF COURSE she did. The minor issue was theView full post »

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The Paci Fairy

 Taken with Canon 6D and a Sigma 35 1.4 lens. 1/250 SS, 1.8 f, 400 ISO Scott: What is this about a… Paci Fairy? Me: Oh, yeah. So the PaciView full post »

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Things That Make Me Happy On My Birthday

It’s my birthday!  The big Three Three. I’m making Scott take me out to lunch today where I intend to drink a bloody mary andView full post »

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I Want To Say This To Stay At Home Moms

“If I get to stay home, the house will always be clean, and I can learn to cook such great food,” I said to Scott at some pointView full post »

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This Commercial Captures Valentines Day Perfectly For Me

This commercial stopped me in my tracks the other night. I stood there, arms full of papers and dirty socks and other bits I was attemptingView full post »

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I Think I Should Blog About My Husband More

I don’t blog very often about Scott, my husband. Largely because I always take the “Is it my story to tell?”approach withView full post »

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Leyna’s 3 Year & 1 Month Birthday Party

We did this when she turned one. We celebrated when she was 1 year and 1 month old because her birthday is December 28th. And a party thatView full post »

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One Car Shopping Adventure With Kids

Buying a new car before we had kids went something like this: Commence the exciting adventure the moment our finances allowed. Spend hoursView full post »

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Bedtime

Imagine you’re close the end of a long race. You’ve been running all. day. long. The finish line is in sight. You are literallyView full post »

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As A Child Of The 80s, This All Makes Me Feel Old

My kids are 5, 3 and 5 months old. I am 32, but to them I might as well be 120. I remember what it was like as a kid. 30 seemedView full post »

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I Drink Because My Daughter Feels No Pain

In a rare move, I decided to make our bed yesterday. As I pulled back the rumpled pile of sheets to smooth them back up, I noticed aView full post »

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Waterproof Casts- THEY ARE REAL

I know waterproof casts exist because, unfortunately, Leyna broke her arm on New Year’s Eve. She fell off the GROUND level of aView full post »

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If You Don’t Love This Post, Your Soul Will Die In 2014

Not really, but since 99.9% of the headlines I’ve read since December 20th have presumed to tell me how I should feel and things IView full post »

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9 Things Potty-Training Toddlers Do In Public

Our nearly 3 year old is mostly potty-trained. You might be thinking I’m very excited about this. I mostly am. Except for all thoseView full post »

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Holiday PJ Roundup

This is not something I typically do. I’m not really a shopping/fashion/deals blogger, but I’m currently looking online forView full post »

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Tales From The Toilet

Today has been a pukey, poopy day. Kendall has the flu. Ugh. UGH. Flu B, as confirmed this morning at the walk-in clinic. So far,View full post »

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Tell Me How Beautiful It Is To Watch Them Fly

I’m holding 3 tiny hands, alternating walking with sometimes sprinting and rare moments of complete stillness. On a crooked road,View full post »