Fancy Apple Water

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I’ve got a parenting faux pas to confess — my daughter loves juice. It’s not the end of the world, obviously, but I do regret introducing juice when I did. We’ve been slowly cutting back and I’ve been promoting water to help her stay hydrated during these warmer months, but girlfriend thinks water is lame […]

Babywearing Twins for the Non-Babywearing Mom

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I love babywearing, but I’m not really a babywearer. See, I tend to subscribe to the MacGyver school of parenting. A little gum, a little duct tape, a couple bobby pins, whatever you got on you to get the job done. As a “MacGyver Parent,” I’m a little vegan, a little carnivorous, a little homemade, […]

The Top Ten Educational Toys for Toddlers

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For young children, learning is done through play. That’s how they grow. And toys are the tools they use to build their future selves. Why do you think toddlers are so active? They want to discover things. And the more they discover, the more they develop their minds. Toys can act as catalysts for intellectual […]

Cast Iron Enchilada Bake

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Once upon a time I was low on grocery money and high on random pantry ingredients and fridge leftovers. Often times this will result in breakfast for dinner or a mix and match meal. But, one night, the magic must have flew into my kitchen because something truly wonderful occurred. It’s called Cast Iron Enchilada […]

35 Steps to Riding a Train with a Toddler

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  It was a bright, sparkling summer day. My toddler and I hadn’t spent much time alone since the twins arrived, so I thought I’d treat him to a special date with mama. Nothing too ambitious, just something “quick” and “easy.” “I know!” I thought to myself, “Let’s go ride the train!” Poor, sweet, naïve […]

Sh*t Mom Bloggers Say (VIDEO)

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Mom Bloggers. The past decade has brought the world a flood of moms who make us laugh, cry and sometimes shout and shake our fists at people we cannot see, all while sitting in their pajamas in the comfort of their own home. Instead of ladies who lunched in the 50s, 60s and 70s, the […]

Summer Bucket List

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Summer is here and every family needs…. a summer bucket list! What is that, you ask?  It’s simply a list of things you and your kids want to do before the summer is over and the kids are back in school! So we’re sharing tips on making one, what should be on yours, and what’s […]

Baby Gizmo Spotlight Review: Britax B-Agile 4 (+Giveaway)

Britax B-Agile 4

There is a new four-wheel stroller from Britax hitting the streets and we have the inside scoop! The B-Agile 4 is the beloved B-Agile stroller but with the four wheels that some parents feel that they MUST have! It has the same lightweight, aluminum frame (19 lbs), one-handed fold, easy push, large canopy and all-wheel suspension, but […]

Pottery Barn Outlet – My Disneyland

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Yes, I’m going to admit it, I’m kind of a Pottery Barn junkie. Whether it is Pottery Barn or the kids and teens options, I just LOVE the style. As soon as those catalogs hit our mailbox, I’m on the couch drooling over all the things that I wish I could afford. I want to […]

Tips On Saving Money At Theme Parks

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My family and I are theme park junkies, which isn’t helped by the fact that we live in Southern California where there are so many of them that we love! Once you get past the high ticket prices, you realize the prices remain high inside the park. Not cool. That’s why we’re sharing some tips […]