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10 Signs You Are Living With a 3 or 4 Year Old

We talk about the sleepless nights of the baby stage, the madness of the toddler years, and the terrifying terrible twos, but we really don’t talk about the roller coaster ride of emotions that are the preschool years. What’s it like living with a kid who can now express themselves well? Here are ten signs […]

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My Little Pony POP Review (VIDEO)

The kids are at it again! Playing and testing the new toys that are coming out in preparation for the holiday season. Once we get past the back-to-school madness, we’ll all start to think towards the holidays. We know when October hits, it’s the beginning of a whirlwind of holidays. First there’s Halloween, quickly followed […]

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My Little Pony POP Review (VIDEO)

The kids are at it again! Playing and testing the new toys that are coming out in preparation for the holiday season. Once we get past the back-to-school madness, we’ll all start to think towards the holidays. We know when October hits, it’s the beginning of a whirlwind of holidays. First there’s Halloween, quickly followed […]

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Vegas Tips: With And Without Kids

Today we’re talking all about Sin City. But the truth is, “Sin” City can be totally sinless if you’re taking the kids and looking for some G rated family fun! So we’re sharing some tips on vacationing in Vegas with and without kids. With Kids Circus Circus and Excalibur both cater towards kids. Circus Circus […]

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Perfect Pinterest Snacks

Avocado Cream Cheese Snack Roll Ups /// Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks /// Dried Cantaloupe /// Apple Cookie /// Cheese and Turkey Roll Up /// Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries /// BLT Bites /// Frozen Peanut Butter Snack Square /// Coconut Cream Pie Energy Bites /// Cobb Dip Whether you’re looking for lunch box snacks or […]

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My Little Pony POP Review (VIDEO)

The kids are at it again! Playing and testing the new toys that are coming out in preparation for the holiday season. Once we get past the back-to-school madness, we’ll all start to think towards the holidays. We know when October hits, it’s the beginning of a whirlwind of holidays. First there’s Halloween, quickly followed […]

my little pony pop

My Little Pony POP Review (VIDEO)

The kids are at it again! Playing and testing the new toys that are coming out in preparation for the holiday season. Once we get past the back-to-school madness, we’ll all start to think towards the holidays. We know when October hits, it’s the beginning of a whirlwind of holidays. First there’s Halloween, quickly followed […]

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Boyfriend Jeans: Comfy and Cool!

Boyfriend jeans are all the rage right now, and for good reason! They are comfortable, can be dressed up or down, and look good on every body type. Pair them with a tee and Birkenstocks for a summer casual look, or slip on your sexiest pair of heels and bright red lips for a night […]

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10 Signs You Are Living With a 3 or 4 Year Old

We talk about the sleepless nights of the baby stage, the madness of the toddler years, and the terrifying terrible twos, but we really don’t talk about the roller coaster ride of emotions that are the preschool years. What’s it like living with a kid who can now express themselves well? Here are ten signs […]

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Baby Shower Gifts for Mom (Not Baby!)

  Around 2004, when I got married, I rode the wave of endless bridal showers. Quiche, finger sandwiches, cupcakes, non-stick pans, silverware, lingerie. Delicious food and fabulous friends all celebrating the bride-to-be. Gotta love a bridal shower. A few years later came the baby shower tsunami. Quiche, finger sandwiches, cupcakes, onesies, Diaper Genies, nursing bras. […]

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Our Top 10 Library Books From the Summer Reading Program

Did you and your littles participate in your local summer reading program? We did! It was a wonderful weekly commitment to: visit our library, find new books, chart our reading adventures, listen to story time, do crafts, and scoop up some great coupons for local businesses after completing each week. Our library really went above […]

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Sh*t Parents Say in the Car (VIDEO)

I’ve spent a good amount of time in the car with my kids this summer. Whether it was our cross-country move, traveling for the weekend or just running day-to-day errands, we’ve been vehicle buddies quite a bit. With three kids in a small space (even a mid-size SUV can feel like a smart car with […]

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Kleynimals Review- The Perfect Teether For Your Baby!

As a parent, you know one of the things all babies are drawn to are our keys. House keys, car keys, baby doesn’t care, as long as they shine and jingle, they go where everything else goes when they’re exploring- the mouth. Yum!     Enter Eli the Elephant, Gus the Giraffe, and Leo the […]

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10 Gorgeous Make-Up Cases

As moms, we are used to lugging around huge diaper bags. But what about those rare moments when we run to the store alone (ha!) or want to pack up our make-up in something cute? So here are some gorgeous make-up cases just for you, mamas! Take a few moments to have a browse. Coming […]

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Take a Family Adventure with the New Stokke Trailz

Big news in the Stokke world today! While they have always been known for their amazing Tripp Trapp chair and super luxury Xplory stroller, they are venturing off the beaten path with their new adventure. That’s right, Stokke will be entering the world of all-terrain strollers with their new Trailz stroller available this October 2014. […]

Graco Tablefit Highchair Review

Graco Tablefit High Chair Review

With my first born, I never really got a high chair that worked well for us, so I was determined to find the perfect highchair the second time around. When I found out I was having twins, I was twice as determined to find the best one to fit all my needs, and I did […]

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Fisher Price Little People City Skyway Review (VIDEO)

Over the next four months, we will periodically be highlighting toys for all those holiday lists. Some will be the brand new toys of the season, some updates, and some classics, but whatever toy it will be, you’ll get the real scoop here whether it should be your on your shopping list.  Our 2014 holiday […]

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Dear Teenage Boys…

Dear Teenage Boys, I am almost positive that you aren’t a loyal reader of my blog, but if you happen to stumble across this article, I just have something to ask you. If a 7 year old boy (or insert any age younger than yourself!) comes up to you and your group of friends at […]

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Britax Introduces ClickTight Convertible Car Seats #BritaxGameChanger

Did you know that 3 out of 4 child car seats are installed incorrectly? Britax has continued their mission to improve these shocking statistics with today’s announcement of their new convertible car seats that feature the ClickTight Installation System. Whether you are installing the car seats rear-facing or forward-facing, the ClickTight Technology will make it […]

energy bites

Perfect Pinterest Snacks

Avocado Cream Cheese Snack Roll Ups /// Cheesy Buffalo Chicken Pizza Sticks /// Dried Cantaloupe /// Apple Cookie /// Cheese and Turkey Roll Up /// Frozen Yogurt Covered Blueberries /// BLT Bites /// Frozen Peanut Butter Snack Square /// Coconut Cream Pie Energy Bites /// Cobb Dip Whether you’re looking for lunch box snacks or […]

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Dos and Don’ts of Craigslist Shopping for Kids

With three kids under 3 years old, I’ve done my fair share of Craigslist shopping for kids. Craigslist is the modern bargain hunting mom’s dream come true! I can basically comparison shop garage sale wares from my iPhone while nursing. Ain’t technology grand? While Craigslist may seem like the answer to all my budgetary woes […]

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Back-To-School Shopping For Mom!

Back-to-school season is in full swing!!! Here in the Northwest we don’t begin classes until after Labor Day, but the stores are full of supplies and my Facebook is full of back-to-school status updates. From what I hear, the supply lists are long and specific! We are launching homeschool preschool this year, but that doesn’t […]

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HOT WHEELS Track Builder – 5-Lane Tower Starter Set Review (VIDEO)

  We like to have holidays on the brain, because we know that you need to know what are the hottest toys when you start your shopping. That doesn’t mean that you have to start shopping for the holidays yet. That’s just crazy talk! But when it is time to pick up the latest and […]

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Shows to Binge Watch And Skip While Nursing in the Middle of the Night

After having my twins, I spent countless hours streaming television while nursing in the middle of the night. My kids would take at least an hour to feed during each breastfeeding session, which allowed me plenty of time to watch the latest and greatest that Netfix and Hulu have to offer. Here are my 10 […]

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Potty Training Tips

Oh, the joys of potty training. Let’s face it- it can be extremely hard and challenging. There is really no right or wrong way to do it and every child is ready at different times. If  your child isn’t ready or isn’t catching on as quickly as you’d like, don’t beat yourself up about it. […]

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Sh*t Parents Say at Back to School Time (VIDEO)

Instead of “How to Monday” this week, we are going to have a little fun with the back-to-school craziness that is upon us! This time of year can be wonderful, amazing, and upsetting depending on you as a parent. No matter how your back-to-school experience is going, if you have a school aged child, you […]

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