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Tips to Help Your Child Succeed During State Testing

The dreaded state testing week, LEAP if you’re in the public school circle, is looming over us.  While it’s an absolutely miserable week for students and teachers alike, there are things you can do to help ease the stress of testing.  Feed your child a healthy well balanced breakfast before school. Skip the sugar loaded […]

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It's Okay to be Selfish

Mamas, It’s Okay to Be Selfish with Your Baby

At some point, everyone has heard a breastfeeding mom say she felt forced to pump breast milk because her husband, the grandmother, some sister-in-law, or that neighbor down the street wanted to give the baby a bottle. Or you’ve even heard someone pressure the formula feeding mama to hand over the bottle to someone else.  […]

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Stop Babying Your Children

Dear Mamas, Stop Babying Your Children

As mamas, we want to hold onto whatever we can for as long as we can.  It took me forever to get rid of the pacifier because I was sure it would cause an uproar. It didn’t.  I held off weaning because I was positive we would be miserable when I finally quit nursing. How […]

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Bombas :: The Socks Your Family Needs

Disclosure :: Bombas sponsored this post, but when every woman on our team who tries a product likes it, we are 100% confident that it’s one our readers need to know about! Bombas – Solving Workout Woes I’ve been a long time cheap sock girl and a long time nice sock thief. My husband has run marathons […]

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I need to give my husband a break.

Sometimes I Need To Give My Husband A Break

I won’t even pretend I don’t give my husband grief about what he does. I might not always say it out loud, but I’m thinking it. I’ve learned what battles I want to have in marriage. Needless to say, half of what I’m fussing about in my head isn’t worth the actual argument. So why […]

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Gift of Hand-Me-Downs

The Gift of Hand-Me-Down Baby Clothes

As brand new parents, the best gift that was given to us was two very large black trash bags of hand-me-down clothing.  A few days after giving birth, a close friend of mine showed up at our house. Brand new second baby in tow. Carrying two sacks full of clothing and a box of diapers […]

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