• Remedies for Morning Sickness
    Blog,  Motherhood,  Pregnancy

    Morning Sickness: How to Relieve Morning Sickness Naturally

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase I want to start out with the disclaimer that nothing I am sharing should be construed as medical advice. You should always consult with your physician if you have any questions or concerns during your pregnancy. If you’re having extreme nausea and vomiting you could have hyperemesis gravidarum (“extreme morning sickness”), which can require hospitalization. Even if you’re not severely ill, your doctor can advise you on the best course of action and whether medications may be helpful. Morning Sickness…

  • girl freedom black creativity
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    10 Fun games that you’ll actually want to play with your kids

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase Now more than ever, we are spending time at home with our kids. Being stuck in the house because of a pandemic tends to limit your activities, especially when it is raining or snowing outside. During this time, we’ve tested out a ton of different games and activities trying to keep us all entertained (and from going absolutely stir-crazy). So I’ve rounded up some of our favorite games to play with our kids that you’ll all enjoy (without any screen…

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    Blog,  Pregnancy

    5 Essential Postpartum Items for a C-Section Recovery

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If you are having a planned C-Section (or trying to be prepared for all scenarios) then there are a few items that will be helpful to have on hand both at the hospital and when you go home with your new bundle of joy. Some of these items are helpful regardless of how you give birth, but there are some special considerations to keep in mind when recovering from a C-Section. I’ve had 2 c-sections for both of my kiddos;…

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    Honest Toy Reviews: Baby Einstein Curiosity Activity Table Review

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. At this point, we’ve had the Baby Einstein Curiosity Activity table for almost a year now. I figured it was well beyond time to write up a review. There are lots of activity tables or stations to choose from today and no one with little kids wants to waste their hard earned money on toys they don’t even use. Read on to find out my thoughts on the Baby Einstein Activity table. Product Description The Baby Einstein Curiosity Table Activity…

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    Honest Toy Reviews: Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports Zone Review

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports Zone Honest Review Lately I have been seeing the Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports Zone Toy in nearly every store I’ve entered (digital and brick and mortar). It was a Toy of the Year Finalist in 2018, so we wanted to give it a shot and test it out to see if it really is everything that it is hyped up to be.  Description – Little Tikes 3-in-1 Sports Zone This toy includes 3 separate sports within…

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    The Best Baby Push Toys – Learning Walkers for your Baby

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. There is nothing quite like those days when your baby is almost to that toddler phase, but not officially toddling. I remember waiting so eagerly for that big milestone with both of my children…trying to teach them to walk by holding their hands and encouraging each step. If you are in that time right now, this is the perfect time for introducing a push toy to give them something to hold on to while building up that walking confidence. A…

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    Baby,  Blog

    Top Toy Brands for Babies and Children – Our Favorite Toy Brands

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. Top Toy Brands for Kids & Babies If you’re anything like us, after having children your house has quickly become filled over the years with cheap toys that inevitably break or toys that were quickly discarded and never played with again. So today I wanted to share some of our favorite toy brands (along with some of our very favorite toys from those brands) so that you can hopefully have better luck and avoid some of our mistakes. Having educational…

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    Looking to Beat Quarantine Boredom and Encourage Learning through Play? The Best Toddler Activity Box Subscriptions

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If you are anything like us, you’ve been stuck in the house for the last several months hiding away from the coronavirus. Schools and summer camps around us have been closed, so I have been looking for every opportunity to continue to encourage learning through play for my two littles. In doing so, I’ve compiled this list of the best activity subscription boxes currently out there.  Best Toddler Educational Box Subscriptions KiwiCo Koala Crate I actually wrote a full review…

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    Yumi Food Review

    If you’re a busy working mom or a stay at home mom with multiple children, making your own baby food can be a hassle that you don’t always have the time to deal with. Of course, we all want our growing babies to have the best healthy options even when we are short on time. To meet that need, a slew of clean organic baby food delivery services have cropped up over the past several years. One of the most popular is Yumi. But is it any good and is it worth the cost? Yumi Cost First things first, no matter how you slice it, it is always going to…

  • Little Adventures Princess Dress
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    Little Adventures Toddler Costume and Dress-Up Review | Don’t Buy Another Princess Dress before you read this

    Disclosure: Some links below are affiliate links. This means at no additional cost to you, I earn a small commission if you decide to click through and make a purchase. If there is one thing my daughter is all about these days, it is dresses…twirly dresses, princess dresses and any dress with a rainbow or unicorn. She literally does at a bare minimum 3 outfit changes a day. So I was super excited find Little Adventures washable, comfortable, quality-made dresses. I thought they looked cute, but was curious how they would hold up to her messy rough and tumble play. I also wanted to see whether or not they would…