Get Your Free Growth Chart from Mott’s! #WatchMeGrow

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Mott’s®. All opinions are mine alone. Despite being the pickiest eaters known to man, my kids are miraculously growing. Sweet T is in first grade and has shot up by an inch since Kindergarten. We’re probably most excited about Gus’ growth since he’s small for […]

I was a mom, but I felt like an outsider. Welcome to “The Otherhood.”

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I came to motherhood a bit later than my friends. We seemed to start on the same track. We spent our early 20’s at bridal showers, dreaming of our future families and arranged marriages between our children. But, while everyone else started popping out babies left and right, I spent 7 years waiting for my […]

5 Tips for Picky Eaters

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This is a sponsored post for which I’ve received free product and/or compensation, but the opinions are 100% my own. Finicky doesn’t begin to describe my kids when it comes to food. In the past, I begged, bribed, and pleaded with them to eat regular meals and try new foods until one day I gave […]

After School Survival Tips for Moms

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Snapple®. The opinions and text are all mine. Ask any parent with kids in school and they’ll confirm that weekdays between the hours of 3:00PM and 5:00PM are notorious for being difficult. Why? Your children have been in a controlled, structured environment all day […]

Transitioning from Breast to Formula: 5 Tips

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Whether you’re planning to return to work, experiencing complications, aren’t producing enough milk, or just decide that breastfeeding isn’t what works best for you and your baby, transitioning from breast to formula is something lots of moms will experience during their child’s infancy. You’re not alone, and Walmart wants to remind you that mothers know best […]

Mildew Free Bath Toys

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In the last couple of years, I’ve seen several articles making the rounds about how to get mold out of bath toys. My initial reaction was “gross!” followed by “ain’t nobody got time fo’ dat.” I mean, I’m doing good to keep the toilet clean and now I’ve got to add bath toys to the […]

5 Ways to Make School Mornings Less Stressful

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Are you a morning person? Good for you! I’ve always been a night owl, but even if you’re an early bird the responsibility of getting a family up, at ’em, and out the door in the mornings can be overwhelming. I didn’t realize just how overwhelming until Sweet T started elementary school and Gus started preschool […]

Welcome Marshmallow the Scout Elf!

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If you read my last post about #ScoutElfReturnWeek you know that we were anticipating the arrival of our very first Scout Elf. I’m excited to announce the Marshmallow has joined us for the holiday season and we were ready for him with an after school welcome party! Sweet T had prepared ahead of time by […]

Scout Elf Return Week is Almost Here!

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If you have adopted a Scout Elf, you know that November 25th-December 2nd is Scout Elf return week. This was news to me since 2016 will be the first Christmas season that we’ve adopted a Scout Elf. We certainly want to make sure that we’re ready for our elf and that he feels welcome so […]

Disney Frozen Inspired Hair for Girls

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  Like so many little girls her age, Sweet T is lover of all things Elsa and Anna. She’s particularly fond of Elsa’s hair and has a current life goal of growing hers long just like her favorite character’s. I haven’t exactly told her no, but I have made it clear that she can only have […]