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How to Create a Healthy Bedroom for your Kids

by Jennie January 13, 2017

bedroom

I have talked in the past about ways to baby proof your house and our guest writer, Ashley, gave even more information on how to make your child’s room safe! Ashley is a full time college student writing her way through college. When she’s not writing she enjoys hiking and any other outdoor activity imaginable.  The urge to […]

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Baby & Child Sleep Specialist Q&A

by Jennie November 17, 2015

Baby Sleep

You all met Kate, our sleep specialist, and we asked you to send in your sleep questions for her. We all want and need more sleep as a mom so you asked and Kate answered! For additional information on your sleep needs and questions you can visit Kate’s website!  Question: My son, a couple weeks […]

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Baby Bodyguards- Keeping Kids Safe at Home

by Jennie November 12, 2015

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I was super excited when Baby Bodyguards contacted me and asked to work together. Although this is my third baby, I have felt more unsafe this time around than with the other two. My issue is that my boys are older now and are doing things that Cody wasn’t doing when I had Grayson as […]

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5 Ideas to Encourage Summer Learning and a Giveaway

by Jennie June 11, 2015

Tractor Books

It looks like summer is in full swing for all of us! WOOHOO! Love me some summer fun with the kiddos and the fam! Stay tuned next week for my post on “How to Survive the Summer with the Kids” since we all know that having them around is great, but can be exhausting for […]

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Top 5 Items to Pack in your Hospital Bag

by Jennie January 5, 2015

Hospital Bag

The countdown is ON! I am officially 12 days away from my “due date”!!! Woohoo, in the home stretch. I must say that this time around, I feel like I have been pregnant FOREVER! I thought having two busy boys would make things go by quick, but that just hasn’t been the case. I have everything washed […]

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Get Your Kids Out the Door for School Without the Yelling

by Jennie November 6, 2014

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This is my first child in Kindergarten so it was an adjustment to say the least. Gone are the days we can all go out for the day at the Zoo or an outing without having to be anywhere. Thankfully, our bus pickup ended up being afternoon Kindy for us… I am happy to put […]

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6 Back to School Ideas

by Jennie August 18, 2014

back to school ideas

I feel like everyone else is just getting started with gearing up for heading back to school, but we started last week so I thought I would share some tips and tricks I learned while prepping my Code Man for Kindergarten! Read Books about school! I searched for some books about Kindergarten (I am sure […]

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I Have Some EXCITING News!!!!!

by Jennie August 8, 2014

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I am SUPER excited to announce…….   Yup that’s right! We are expecting baby #3!!! And what’s even more exciting is that we are having a….. Another Baby BOY!!!! When Violet Bow Photography contacted me about partnering up, I just knew what pictures I wanted her to capture. I did pregnancy pics with Grayson when […]

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Giveaway for a One Year Membership to Miss Humblebees Academy

by Jennie May 7, 2014

Miss Humblebees Academy

What is Miss Humblebees? It’s an online kindergarten preparatory program to help get kids ready for kindergarten.  It’s a play-based, fully interactive and fun learning experience. Miss Humblebees Academy is not video based, it’s actually an interactive program. There are sound cues that explain to the child exactly how to navigate the pages. Subjects range from math, science, […]

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Whisper Diaper Pail Review & Giveaway

by Jennie March 26, 2014

Whisper Diaper Pail

All of us have been there…. we walk into our house and get knocked over by the smell of a dirty diaper that we left in the garbage! YUCK! I think we have all tried the diaper pails that claim to contain the smell, but then you open up that lid and are hit with […]

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Sex Education Workshop for Parents: How to talk to your kids from a young age

by Jennie January 17, 2014

I am SO excited to announce this upcoming series of classes!! I wrote about my struggles trying to  figure out how to explain body parts to Cody. I love that a professional is taking the bull by the horns and offering sex education classes tailored specifically for parents!!! You can see below for all the […]

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Talking Tips for Kids

by Jennie August 20, 2013

I was excited to find Talking Tips for Kids because I need some ideas on helping Grayson communicate! This child can talk, but he chooses NOT to! If I ask him to say a word, he can usually say that word, but most of the time he can get across what he wants by pointing, […]

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