What I Love About My Son


My little guys amazes me everyday. It’s hard to imagine giving birth to him 16 months ago. Here’s what I love about my son. For starters, he’s a cool kid with a great personality. Believe me, I’m not just saying that because he’s my son. He has his drama filled moments, but that’s usually because he’s […]

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“Hey, Keep Your Filthy Paws Off My Kid!”


Every time someone touches one of my children I want to say, “Hey keep your filthy paws of my kid!” I do realize that sounds a bit “stank.” But, I can’t stand it when people feel the need to put their hands on my child’s face or hair. I should preface my saying that there […]

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First Day of School: Harder For Parents or Kids?


I’ve heard parents say things like, “I can’t wait for school to start. I’ve had enough!” I can certainly understand that some may feel overwhelmed and need a break from their kids. Believe me, I’ve been at the point where I want to rip my hair out. My four-year-old is constantly running off at the mouth […]

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#Munchkin Helps Us Stay Organized With SeraBear

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If you walk into a family’s home and it’s a hot mess, then chances are you’d blame it on the mother. I should know – I was one of those people. Now that the shoe is on the other foot, I have a new found appreciation for messy home. In fact, I know longer call […]

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How to Plan an Awesome Little Man Theme Birthday Party


You’re probably wondering where I’ve been these past couple of weeks. I’ve been planning parties, studying, and working. It so happens that both my kids’ birthdays are less than a month apart. You’re probably wondering why I decided to hold separate events, rather than combine them. The answer is simple. There is a three year […]

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Baby Takes First Steps and I Missed it!

Baby Steps

If you keep up with my BabyCenter blog, then you may have read my post about missing milestones. There are some that I have had the pleasure of witnessing up close and personal. But, there are other milestones that I completely miss. Yesterday I get a call from my hubby and Princess telling me that Baby […]

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I’m Thinking of Changing My Baby’s Name

Little Prince

Baby O is just days away from turning one. It seems like I gave birth to him just yesterday. That said, I’m thinking of changing my baby’s name. He’ll always be my baby, but I can’t imagine calling my soon to be tot Baby O. That said, here’s what I’ve got so far: Prince: it seems the likely […]

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Family Fun Summer Series: Salute to America


It’s not everyday we get to take the kiddos to see a concert and fireworks. This weekend my hubby and I did just that. For our “Family Fun Summer Series,” we thought the kids would enjoy it. Besides, it was free! Well, actually our tax dollars fund these types of events. But, whatever. The town hosts different […]

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My Baby’s Big Accomplishment

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It’s become a routine. I get home late from work, and Baby O is normally up within a half hour screaming his head off. It’s as if he knows when I get home. I’m barely out of the shower, and he’s ready to devour my boobs. Okay, maybe I’m exaggerating a bit. But, you get what […]

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Disney’s Maleficent: Princess Aurora Inspired Twistback

Disney's Maleficient

If you ask Princess who her favorite Disney Princess is, she’d probably say Aurora. The other day all the girls were asked to dress as Princesses, and all the boys as pirates. I resurrected Baby O’s Halloween costume, which actually still fits. I wanted to recreate Aurora’s twistback, as seen in Disney’s Maleficent.   I […]

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Planning Baby’s First Birthday


It’s become a routine. I wake up in the morning, get the kids fed and dressed, then we hit the road. On our way to school we sing songs and play animal clouds before our arrival. I juggle multiple bags with the two kids in tow. We usually drop Princess off first, and then Baby […]

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I Dress My Baby In a Snowsuit For Nap Time: Crazy or Cool Idea?

Baby O wide awake on our way to school.

I’ve written about the silly things I do to get my baby to go to sleep on my BabyCenter blog. I thought I had it all covered. But, I recently figured out another cool way to get Baby O to nap. I dress him in a snowsuit for nap time! Every morning when we drop Princess off […]

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5 Reasons why I’m freaking out about traveling with my kids

Last summer I accomplished something I never thought I could do. I got on a plane with my newborn. The trip was a success. Baby O and I had a blast. Now, My hubby and I are gearing up for a trip in a few weeks, and I’m going nuts. Here are five reasons why […]

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How to Choose a Breast Pump That’s Right for You

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Nursing and pumping has become a huge part of my daily routine. That said, choosing the right breast pump is extremely important. I’m breastfeeding for a second time, and recently received pump number three. So, I consider myself somewhat of a breastfeeding and pumping connoisseur. I’ve shared tips and tricks to maintaining milk supply, and […]

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My Two Kids at Four Months Old

5 months old

Every now and then I dig in the crates for old photos. Take a look at what I found. My two kids at four months old holding the bottle all by themselves.

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