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Oh So Broken

Several weeks ago, just before Thanksgiving, our streak was broken. For just over 5 years we managed to not have any broken bones occur among the kids. There have already been multiple outpatient surgeries but no broken bones. Sadly, no one who knows our kids at all were surprised by the victim nor how it… Continue reading Oh So Broken

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Top 10 Kids Craft Supplies

The bane of any clean house is little one's craft time. With all the possibilities in stores it can be hard to navigate what to keep stocked at all times. While lists will vary between families I decided to give you my list of favorites. HINT: It does not include glitter. NEVER will it include… Continue reading Top 10 Kids Craft Supplies

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Top 5 Toddler Apps

Yes, there is a huge debate as to how much screen time kids should have. Toddlers should have minimal to no screen time. Guess what? I'm a human. I know it's a shock to some people but as a mom with three little under the age of 5 sometimes a screen is necessary. Especially for… Continue reading Top 5 Toddler Apps

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Tape Resist Toddler Painting

One day I found extra poster board sitting around the house. I also had finger paint and masking tape. This bright idea hit me. I taped out BigM's name on the poster board, gave him a few globs of paint and let him go to town.   On the poster board that is. After we… Continue reading Tape Resist Toddler Painting

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Cloth Diapers: Best Bottom

The very first cloth diapers I ever tried were with Big M when he was a year old. I chose the Best Bottom diaper because they are covers and inserts. The covers are a double leg gusset to the outside and the inserts are made to snap into the covers. GENIUS! There are adjustable waists… Continue reading Cloth Diapers: Best Bottom

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Fluffy Paint

One of the most interesting finds from Pinterest. I have no clue where it originated from or who I even got the idea from. All I know is that you mix equal parts shaving cream and white Elmer's glue.  Mix it up really well and BAM you're done. The first time I did with with… Continue reading Fluffy Paint

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The Diagnosis Journey: Initial Speech

When Big M was just a little guy and still our only one he was, as his grandpa put recently, unique. Being a first time mommy I worried about EVERYTHING. By the time he was 14 months old he had already been "failure to thrive" and had bronchitis.  Up until this point his development had… Continue reading The Diagnosis Journey: Initial Speech

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Fearless Toddler

I love my one year. I love him to pieces. Without him my world would be boring, monotonous, and dreary. Without him I might have a few less grey hairs. He is my fearless toddler. Recently we went to McDonald's for an event and a change of pace.  Little M screeched and squirmed until I… Continue reading Fearless Toddler