Grandma’s House, Grandma’s Rules

“How much candy did she eat today?” pauses to listen … “Ok thanks” as I hang up the phone. ((FACEPALM))  I’m sitting on the sofa watching my child run in circles and then race back and forth down the hall. She has energy to burn. She had an enormous amount of candy at her grandma’s […]

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Celebrating our “Gotcha Day!”

If you have ever been able to be part of an adoption process, you know just how special a “gotcha day” truly is. Although celebrated many different ways, a “gotcha day” is meant to observe the end of the adoption legal process and recognize the day a family truly becomes one. The day our son […]

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Some Babies Don’t Sleep

When Max was a newborn, he slept just fine. He was our first and we really had no idea what we were doing, but we slept. He slept in our room for the first four months of his life.  Read the Books and Follow the Rules  By the time he was 4 months old, I […]

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DIY Healthy Summer Treats for Kids

Summer is now in full swing and for this mom, registered dietitian and foodie, it also means a chance to explore new recipes with the my favorite summer produce. I have compiled an easy list of some my favorite, DIY, kid and Eat Fit approved summer treats.  Fruit Smoothie Popsicles  Blend together 1 cup plain […]

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The Roller Coaster Ride of Motherhood

Being a mom is something that is hard to describe, at least it is for me. And if you are not careful, you can completely lose yourself, your identity, while raising children. No one could have prepared me for all of the emotions I would experience. Have you ever gotten frustrated doing something that you […]

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Moving Tips for The Busy Mom

So, you and your family are moving. You’ve put your house on the market, prepared for countless showings and finally received an offer on your home. You’ve accepted and are in the escrow / closing process! Congrats! Now to pack! When it comes to moving your family to a different neighborhood, city or state with […]

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Lafayette Moms Need to Know Guide :: Your Guide for Things to do in July

Can someone say HOT? July is always festive with fireworks and pool parties, but boy can those hot summer days drag on without a regular schedule. While things are heating up this July, find some ways to cool down and keep busy with this need to know guide. You’re sure to find lots of indoor […]

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