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    New Molar Magician Teether Review: How does it stack up to the Teething Egg?

    Disclosure: The 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. Molar Magician – My Honest Review What exactly is this new Molar Magician teether by The Teething Egg and how does it compare to their other products? Well, it’s an oval teether, shaped like a flattened egg, with 4 appendage-esque protrusions coming off of it. Basically an egg with four arms. It does have a hole through it with a lanyard attached, which is always a great addition for teethers. The arms and legs also have 4 distinct textures to…

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    My Favorite Non-Toxic Cleaning Products

    Disclosure: The 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. Having my little ones has definitely changed the way I think about cleaning products. Before I had kids, to be honest, I only really cared about how effective something was…I know, shame on me. After getting pregnant with my first, I started to worry about what I was breathing in and what was getting into my skin while I was cleaning. I was also then beginning to worry about what would be in the air and on surfaces once my…

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    Tips for Traveling as a Working Mom

    We’ve all been there, you have a work trip scheduled soon, and you are already stressing out about how the kids will do when you are gone. When they are little you worry if they will forget you. You worry if whoever is in charge while you are gone will take care of them like you would. You worry they will miss you (and then you worry they won’t). Ugh, the life of a working mom! Well while I can’t simply get rid of your need to travel, I can share some simple tips to make your next work trip just a little bit easier on you and your family.…

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    Best Toddler Bath Toys – How to make Bathtime Fun!

    Disclosure: The 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. Best Toddler Bath Toys for an Easy and Stress-free Bathtime Even though bath time can turn into a bit of a chore over time, it can be a fun time for kids and parents alike. Many children are naturally drawn to water and love splashing around…add some toys to the mix, and you can have them entertained for hours. For a child that is reluctant to bathe or fights bathtime, toys may be just the way to win them over.…

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    A Note to my Daughter on her 3rd Birthday

    To my darling girl who made me a mama 3 years ago today: I cannot believe three whole years have already gone by. It has flown, even though I can’t remember life without you anymore (nor would I want to). You have grown into such an intelligent, independent, comical, sassy, happy, curious, delightful, loving, sweet, and simply beautiful little girl. I can always count on you to take my side against your Daddy…scolding him for leaving water running or telling him the right way to do things. Your joy and laughter is infectious. You are constantly making jokes and being silly to get a reaction. You’re absolutely fearless when it…

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    10 Tips for an Easy Transition Back to Work from Maternity Leave

    You are still in that blissful newborn phase with your little one, but there’s a nagging concern in the back of your mind. The end of maternity leave. The return to work…with the mountain of emails and meetings and projects that keep going and going. How will you go back to that and leave your precious baby in the arms of another caregiver? Will your baby forget you? Will they take care of your baby like you would? What milestones will you miss? The questions go on and on. Well Mama, never fear. I promise your baby will not forget you, and you will always have a hold of a…

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    10 Simple Tips to Prepare your Toddler for your Second Baby

    Second Child Tips – Getting your Toddler Ready for Baby’s Arrival So you are expecting your second bundle of joy, but you have already started to worry about what that means for your family. How will your first handle the transition? How will you handle having two children to attend to? How will you ever give your new baby the same amount of love and attention you gave to your first? How will you continue to give your first-born enough time and attention when they have been the center of your universe since they entered this world? Well firstly mama, don’t fret. Every mom worries about these things at some…

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    The Ultimate Baby Registry Checklist: Must-Haves and What you Don’t Need for First Time Moms

    Disclosure: The 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. So you are expecting a new bundle of joy and are trying to figure out exactly what you need! Congratulations!! With over $70 Billion worth of baby products sold worldwide each year, there is no shortage of baby items to choose from. It can be completely overwhelming knowing what you actually need versus what is a luxury. It ends up taking a bit of trial and error and word of mouth through mommy friends…and quite honestly, it’s easy to end…

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    Labor & Delivery – What to Expect with your Second Baby

    How your second childbirth will be different than your first So you are expecting your second little bundle of joy! Firstly, let me say congratulations. You might be starting to wonder what your second delivery will be like. Perhaps you had a very challenging labor with your first and now you have anxiety that it will be the same (or worse) with your second. Or maybe it was a breeze for you the first time and now you’re worried that you’re due for a rude awakening. Either way, chances are that your labor will be different with your second. Besides the fact that you will likely pack way less in…

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    10 Hacks for your Toddler’s Nighttime Routine

    10 Simple Rules to Follow to End the Toddler Bedtime Battles for Good! Having trouble getting your child ready for bed and off to sleep? You’re not the only one! Almost every mama out there has struggled with this at one point for another. Not to worry, I’ve pulled together some easy steps that will have you flying through your nighttime routine with a happy sleeping child at the end. 1. First tip, have a routine and a set bedtime! And stick to it. Now you don’t have to freak out if life gets in the way or if you’re on a family vacation, but the majority of the time…you…