Bible Learning Cards

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We are all about getting the word out there about toys, products, websites and music that we love. A product that I recently stumbled across (well, actually it was sent to me to try out) was a set of theseā€¦

An Open Letter from a Doula About Her Miscarriage

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Guest post by Holli Best Four years ago this month our family of three experienced a miscarriage. It was my second pregnancy, and we learned we were pregnant around New Years. My confidence was alreadyā€¦

Gift Idea for a New Mom: Nursing Time Box

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Reposted from January 2012 Here's a frugal, easy and useful gift idea for a new mom... A friend of mine had her third baby a few weeks ago and is now at home with the infant and her two other small children.ā€¦

Jaw-Dropping, DIY Nursery Decor

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My dear sister is due to have their first baby ANY day now. Poor gal has been instructed to say at home and simply wait. Talk about a long couple of days! She's had a great attitude through her entireā€¦

What to Expect When Transitioning from One Kid to Two

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First of all, I think this post's title is a bit misleading. Each family dynamic is different and there is no formula on what to expect when a major transition happens in your life. That being said,ā€¦

Understanding the Fourth Trimester

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We have a great and very thorough guest post today from our friend, Holli. I SO wish I would have read this before my first baby! It would have explained so much of what I was feeling and helpedā€¦

Six Things I Planned to Do Differently with My Second Child: A Follow Up

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About three months ago, I wrote a post about Six Things I Will Do Differently with My Second Child. Now, a little over two months after having my second, I am taking the time to evaluate these previousā€¦

Newborn Gear that I'm Loving (The Second Time Around)

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Help Child with Separation Anxiety

Five Tips to Help a Child's Separation Anxiety

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Thanks so much to our friend, Jess, for guest posting today. After volunteering and working full time in children's ministry for years, Jess has a lot of wisdom to offer on this subject! Take itā€¦

Welcome to the World, Little Tyler!

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As you have probably gathered by now, our little man is finally here! He was born on Monday, April 23 at 9:14 a.m. 7 lbs 3 oz. His arrival couldn't have gone better. I'm not just saying that. I have trulyā€¦

Six Things I Will Do Differently with My Second Child

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As I write this post, I am 26 days away from my due date. By the time I actually share this post, it will be even closer. As baby boy gets closer and closer to joining our family, I have been reflectingā€¦

DIY Nursery Decor: Trains!

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With a baby boy on the way in about a month, I have been working hard to get his nursery prepped and ready. Since it was previously decorated for a girl, part of this includes making changes to the roomā€¦

10 Things to Do Before the Baby Arrives

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All through this pregnancy I've felt as though I've had plenty of time to get things ready for Baby 2.0. However, as my due date inches closer and closer, I am starting to feel the time crunch. Hereā€¦

Seven Practical and Easy Ways to Help a New Mom

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Motherhood confession: I had a very hard time transitioning to motherhood when my first child was born. For a lot of reasons I really struggled to enjoy that season of life. God got me through it and taughtā€¦

Packing a Hospital Bag: A Printable Checklist

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If you're a first time expecting mama, you may be wondering what you will need to pack for your stay in the hospital. I know I was.  I also knew the last thing I wanted to be doing while in laborā€¦

Grandma's Dresser Transformed into a Changing Table

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Let the nesting begin! Ah, who's kidding. I'm in a continual state of nesting whether I'm pregnant or not. This week's warm weather allowed me to start and finish Baby 2.0's changing table. I preferā€¦
Baby Gear: What Do You Actually Need to Register For?

Baby Gear: What Do You Actually Need?

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Save Money at Christmas: Throw a Toy Swap!

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Repost from Nov. 21, 2011 Want to clean out all the toys that have lost their luster in your house? How about get some free Christmas gifts for your kids? What if you could do both of those thingsā€¦

Lessons from The First Trimester

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Well friends, I'm through the first trimester. Anyone who has been pregnant understands the small celebration that is going on in my head right now. Even though this pregnancy has treated me a bitā€¦

Cloth Diapering 101

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Cloth diapering. Isn't that something that hippies who don't shave their armpits do? OK, so maybe that is stereotyping a bit, but I realized very quickly that not everyone is so keen on theā€¦

Babies with Acid Reflux: Help for Moms

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I survived having a baby with acid reflux. I don't use the term survived lightly, nor would other moms whose kiddos had reflux. But we made it. Kicking and screaming, we made it. And now we have a happy,ā€¦