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7 Life Lessons I’ve Learned from My 7 Month Old

Before our son was born I could have never imagined how my life would change. I mean, I read about how my life would never be the same and what kinds of things I could expect. I also have many friends who have children and I’ve personally witnessed how their lives have changed over the …

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Kids’ Items You Definitely Should Buy at a Thrift Store

If you have kids, you’re keenly aware of the one major factor they all have in common: They don’t stop growing. And that growing is a big problem for the budget, especially as they go through spurts. Isn’t it fantastic when you can count on them as babies to need new outfits and jammies every …

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Healthy & Delicious Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies

As you’ve probably guessed by now, we’re all about healthy eating and finding ways to tweak existing recipes into healthy eats that are both nutritious and taste remarkable. Enter these Banana Chocolate Chip Cookies. This post contains affiliate links. You’re under no obligation to order from them, but it helps us if you do  This …

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The Best Way to Keep Your High Schooler on the Right Path: Advice from a High School Teacher

While I may not have a high school aged child just yet, I can tell you from experience that high school can be a make or break time in a child’s life. Navigating adolescence isn’t easy; for both parent and child. It’s a time of self-exploration, boundary-testing, and personal growth. As a high school teacher …

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#TopFiveFridays — Five-Star Nursery Items I’m Most Excited to Try: Are They Really Worth all the Hype?

As we get closer and closer to welcoming our new baby boy into our family, I’m finding myself more and more excited to try out some of the most highly recommended nursery items that were purchased for our little guy. While I plan on writing an extensive review of all of these after actually trying …

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How Pregnancy is Experienced Differently after a Miscarriage

It wasn’t until Thanksgiving, and at twenty-six weeks pregnant, that I finally felt comfortable to announce on social media that we would soon be welcoming our beautiful rainbow baby into this world. It must have taken me three hours to come up with a post that I felt truly exemplified my experience. I wrestled to …

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