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Tips for Running Errands with Kids

I love having my kids around. Yes, sometimes I need a break just like every mom I know, but more often than not I choose to have them with me. Since they were born, they have been my little…

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5 Ways to Create a Positive Home

When I look back on my childhood, I have so many positive and good memories. I have memories of us 5 siblings building forts in the living room, family trips, picnics, birthday parties, outside play,  and best of all,…

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Bringing Joy Back Into Motherhood

A few months ago I found myself in a rut. I felt like I was getting burnt out between toddler tantrums and a teething baby. Charlie was going through a very normal three-year-old emotional phase, which challenged my patience…

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Children’s Books: Charlie’s Picks

I used to love going to a local cafe and getting lost in a good book while sipping a piping hot cup of coffee or even just curling up on the couch next to the fireplace with my favorite…

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Helping Your Toddler Adjust To A New Baby

I don’t know that you can ever fully prepare your toddler for a new baby joining the family. I remember in the months and weeks leading to the delivery of our daughter that I spent quite some time looking…

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How To Survive With a Baby That Won’t Sleep

Try sleep training If your baby isn’t sleeping, the first step is to always try sleep training. There are several different methods and I recommned trying all of them. Each baby is different so one method might work and…

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Summer Activities for Kids

Summers are where memories are made. As a kid I have some of my best memories in the summertime because school is out, the weather is great and the days are long. As an adult I still love summer…

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Six Basic Tips for Potty Training

Timing When it comes to potty training, each child is different. Some children potty train sooner and quicker than others and that is ok. You can start putting your child on the potty early and see how they react.…

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Parenting Tips – Baby & Toddler

I would like to start off by saying that I am no expert mom. In fact, I make mistakes daily just like the best of us. I know that I will never be an “expert” mom but, every day…