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6 Must-Haves for Your Toddler’s Busy Bag

Sometimes I think my toddler is the busiest human being on the planet. She literally cannot sit still. My husband says she is just like me — a busy body! So, when you have a busy body child, you need something to entertain them at restaurants, doctor’s appointments, while shopping, etc. where sitting still is […]

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Master Spring Cleaning with the ‘New School Laundry’ Routine

Thank you to Gain at Walmart for helping me with these “new school” laundry tips. All opinions are my own.Ahhh, laundry. It never stops and most of us are stuck in a laundry rut. A seemingly endless spin-cycle of pre-treaters, liquid detergents, fabric softeners, dryer sheets… it never ends. And when it does end, sometimes […]

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Screen Safety: What Every Parent Needs To Know

Protecting our children is every parent’s most important job, but many feel outmatched when it comes to the virtual world. We struggle to keep up with all the apps available, let alone the updates that seem to be released the second we finally understand something. We try to be vigilant about snooping through our children’s tablets and phones, only […]

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The Day My Daughter Thanked Me for Letting Her Clean Her Room

When I was pregnant, I remember I was terrified of parenting. Of course I knew all the stuff I should know, like how to change a diaper, swaddle a newborn — so on and so on. What I didn’t know was how to parent that bundle of joy. But do any of us? 
My first […]

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10 Weird Things My Husband Makes Me Do In Bed(1)

Research Shows Traveling with Kids Reduces Stress

Happy April Fool’s Day! Anyone who has ever traveled with kids will tell you this is a joke! Hitting the road with little ones in tow can be challenging and stressful for everyone. Here are a few of our favorite family friendly trips from Jacksonville. We can’t promise they’ll reduce stress, but they are mom […]

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March Madness: WeeTRADE is Back!

My favorite consignment sale is BACK for their Spring sale, March 1-4! Whether you are a veteran like yours truly or if this is your very first consignment sale, these tips below are sure to make your WeeTRADE experience a fun (and profitable) one! Research Items of Interest Are you in the market for a high […]

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6 Ways to Switch Up Your Tired Bedtime Story Routine

Once upon a time, there was a mommy who was pulling her hair out… To say I have read Spider-Man: Trapped by the Green Goblin! HUNDREDS of times at bedtime is not an over exaggeration. Other frequent encores include The Little Engine That Could, Good Night Moon (of course), Mother Goose Nursery Rhymes, Mighty Machines and By the Light of the Halloween Moon, […]

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