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0 In Motherhood

Baby Feeding Advice From Professionals

This post is sponsored by Happy Family Brands but the content and all opinions expressed are my own.   I firmly believe that every mom needs community. That may come in different forms, but the intent is still the same. Motherhood is tough, whether you have one child or ten children. It doesn’t get easier with each child, trust me. Some things do, yes. But not all the things. Even after seven kids, I still find myself with questions. Each…

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1 In Food

Halloween Night Chaos – My Secret Weapon

This post is sponsored by Red Baron but the content and all opinions expressed are my own. Moms, you know those nights. The ones where the kids are bouncing off the walls, you are exhausted, and everything seems to be going wrong? With seven kids, I have had more than my fair share of those nights. Halloween Night Chaos Without fail, one of those chaotic nights is Halloween night. While we don’t practice Halloween in the typical fashion, we do…

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3 In Motherhood

Why Your Baby’s Gut Health Is Important

This post is sponsored by Evivo but the content and opinions expressed here are my own.   The majority of American babies appear healthy at birth. They are growing, gaining weight and hitting their developmental milestones, which lead us to believe they’ll grow into healthy kids. So why do so many babies who appear healthy on the outside end up with metabolic and autoimmune issues later in life? There are at least two children with food allergies in almost every…

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3 In Motherhood

When You Have To Supplement || Transitioning To Bottles

I received product and compensation from Mead Johnson Nutrition and Playtex Baby to create this post written by me. All experiences and opinions expressed in this post are my own and not those of Mead Johnson Nutrition nor Playtex Baby. For questions about Enfamil NeuroPro, you can contact Mead Johnson Nutrition at 1-800-BABY-123 (1-800-222-9123). For questions about Nurser bottles with Drop-Ins liners, you can contact Playtex Baby at 1-888-310-4290. I am a huge advocate for breastfeeding moms and babies. I…

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0 In Motherhood

Healthy Snack Ideas For Picky Toddlers

Life is busy, right mama? We have little people to take care of, husbands to love on, businesses to run, and don’t forget a little self care! I know from experience that feeding our little ones healthy snacks can be stressful at times. We tend to think about dinner, and occasionally lunch and breakfast, but snacks can go by the wayside. Toddlers love to snack…they graze all day long! That grazing is actually healthier for them in the long run,…

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1 In Homemaking/ Motherhood/ Simplify The Season

Simple Crafts to Entertain Children During The Holidays

It is hard to believe that the Christmas season is here already. The older I get, the faster the months go by! Although to be fair, I did just have my 7th baby in November, so that month was a blur! We are just starting to get back into a routine now, but it is still slow going. I am soaking up all the baby snuggles I can get! With the holiday season here already, many people are feeling the…

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0 In Simplify The Season

Simple Tips To Make The Most Of Your Baby’s First Christmas

Christmas is a magical time of the year, and a baby’s first Christmas makes the season even more special. Instead of getting caught up in the hustle and bustle of the season, use these tips to be intentional, simplify, and truly enjoy your baby’s first Christmas.   Don’t overschedule   Parties, programs, and friends are all vying for your attention during the Christmas season. But listen to me closely: it’s okay to say no.   There will be things that…

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14 In Simplify The Season

How To Make Your December Birthday Baby Feel Special

How to Make Your December Baby Feel Special on Their Birthday   December is one of the worst months to have a birthday.  Everyone is so busy with Christmas and the holidays that your birthday gets lost in the shuffle.  As an adult, it’s not a big deal.  But as a kid, it’s crushing. I remember being so jealous of my friends.  Everyone could come to their birthday-party-on-their-actual-birthday.  No one tried to cheap out on their present.  Friends and relatives…

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14 In Motherhood/ Pregnancy

Top 10 Must Have Pregnancy Essentials

Must Have Items for every pregnancy

I am currently pregnant with my 7th baby…yes, you read that correctly! I have one son and 5 daughters and this baby is also a girl! It is safe to say I have some experience with pregnancy, and have used my share of pregnancy items over the last 14 years. I always get asked about items and products that I use during pregnancy and am happy to share any knowledge I might have. I thought it would be helpful to…

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1 In Homeschooling

Planning For The Unexpected In Your Homeschool

We have been through a lot over these last 10 days, haven’t we? We have created all these plans for our homeschool, from our goals to our schedules to our schoolroom and homemaking. What happens when things don’t go as planned? Gasp, I know! As a natural planner, it is hard to imagine. But at some point, a child (or six) will fall sick, you may find yourself in the throws of morning sickness, or that perfect curriculum you chose…

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