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Insomnia, Babies & Tips for Getting More Sleep

Insomnia, Babies & Tips for Getting More Sleep

This is a Type-A Parent paid post to discuss sleep issues, and to share a new insomnia resource from the National Sleep Foundation. According to guidelines from a physician group, insomnia is difficulty falling asleep or staying asleep, even when a person has the chance to do so. People with insomnia can feel dissatisfied with […]

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Wearing white (w/ some color) for summer? Learn about Clorox #SmartSeek Bleach to make laundry easier.

Wearing white (w/ some color) for summer? Learn about Clorox #SmartSeek Bleach to make laundry easier.

I’m co-hosting a Twitter party with The Motherhood, and I’d love for you to join us! Memorial Day weekend is behind us, which means one thing: it’s time to wear white again! While breaking out your favorite white clothing is an exciting sign of summer, it can also make laundry day more complicated. Questions about […]

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Learn How @JohnsonsBaby & @Walmart are raising $ for @CMNHospitals to help keep kids healthy! #JohnsonsBabyCares

Learn How @JohnsonsBaby & @Walmart are raising $ for @CMNHospitals to help keep kids healthy! #JohnsonsBabyCares

I’m helping co-host another great Twitter party with The Motherhood, and I’d love for you to join us! JOHNSON’S® Baby CARES, the brand’s charitable platform, is dedicated to improving the lives of moms and babies, and has partnered with Walmart to raise money for babies and children in need. From now until June 30, when you purchase […]

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Check out These 10 Camping Hacks Before You Leave This Summer

Check out These 10 Camping Hacks Before You Leave This Summer

It’s been a couple of years since I’ve been camping. Mainly, because of having babies. Two summers ago, we went the weekend of my birthday. I was 5 months pregnant with my third, my then 1.5 year old refused to sleep in her playard, and we forgot the air mattress. Wouldn’t have been too horrible, […]

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4 Steps to Managing Our Money #GoodNeighbor

4 Steps to Managing Our Money #GoodNeighbor

No words are truer, being an adult is hard. I remember wanting so badly to “grow up” and be out in the world on-my-own. However, you’re never fully prepared for the rush of responsibility that comes with it. Thankfully, my momma raised me pretty darn well. Right out of high school, I was working full-time […]

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Create Your Own Outdoor Theater This Summer #OshKoshSummer

Create Your Own Outdoor Theater This Summer #OshKoshSummer

My earliest memories of dressing my girls (starting with the oldest) in OshKosh was this adorable little jean skirt overalls with a red, white, and blue madras style shirt. Too darn cute. Summer Essentials from Oshkosh Today, OshKosh is still every parents destination for baby and kid essentials. Since it’s just about summer time, I thought I’d feature […]

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Outback Steakhouse – Limited Time Only Moonshine BBQ Menu

Outback Steakhouse – Limited Time Only Moonshine BBQ Menu

Outback Steakhouse just introduced a limited time only Moonshine BBQ menu – made with real moonshine. Last night we got the chance to try some of the Moonshine items as part of my participation as an #OutbackBestMates – and let’s just say we were NOT disappointed!! First up on the Moonshine menu, three Moonshine cocktails including: the Huckleberry […]

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Our Little Trip to Lake Chelan #TreeTopGetaway

Our Little Trip to Lake Chelan #TreeTopGetaway

This past weekend, I was truly honored to be invited to go on a getaway with Tree Top brand. We were invited to tour one of their fruit grower’s ranches – Keystone Ranch. Truly beautiful to see exactly where your food comes. Not only that, but to see who is growing it for you. A […]

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Craft this Summer with Kiwi Crate #KiwiSummerFun

Craft this Summer with Kiwi Crate #KiwiSummerFun

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Kiwi Crate. What sort of parent would you consider yourself? The one who loves doing crafts with their kids, or maybe the one who just likes looking at the end result? Either way, Kiwi Crate takes all the fuss out of trying to figure out what […]

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Must Have for Baby: Boppy Newborn Lounger #newbornlounger

Must Have for Baby: Boppy Newborn Lounger #newbornlounger

Do you breastfeed? If so, then you either own or have used a Boppy Nursing Pillow before, right?! It’s been one of my trusty side-kicks for the past four years or so, since my second child was born. Not only has it been great for nursing baby, it has allowed my older children to hold […]

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Protect Your Pets From Fleas & Ticks #PetArmorProtects

Protect Your Pets From Fleas & Ticks #PetArmorProtects

Who here wants to spend time and energy having to remove ticks or fleas from your dog during the spring and summer months? Not me. However, protecting your furry family member from fleas and ticks IS an important part of responsible pet ownership. Fleas and ticks love our animal pals, and unfortunately they multiply at an alarming […]

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5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun! #Orajel #Smilestones

5 Ways to Make Brushing Fun! #Orajel #Smilestones

Did you know…most kids don’t develop the proper motor skills or coordination they need for tooth brushing until well into elementary age? Until then, your child really needs your help brushing and flossing on a daily basis. Brushing is usually a fun experience for young children, however, they may start to dislike it overtime. Don’t worry […]

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15 Fun Tissue Box Crafts for Kids #SneezingTime

15 Fun Tissue Box Crafts for Kids #SneezingTime

Between battling colds and allergies right now, our family is going through at least a box of tissues a week. We have been keeping a box in the living room and one in the kitchen, so there’s always one close by. Works great for me, but when it comes to night time and needing to […]

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Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

Peanut Butter Banana Muffins

It took a little over 5 weeks of craziness, but this momma’s finally feeling “it”. I guess lack of sleep and staying too busy will do that to you. I’ve got some peppermint with honey tea to my left, a sleepy baby on my chest, and sadly I’m struggling to even write this post. I keep […]

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Pet Owners, Join us for a #PetArmorProtects Twitter Party!

Pet Owners, Join us for a #PetArmorProtects Twitter Party!

The Motherhood is excited to join PetArmor, a brand of Sergeant’s Pet Care Products, for this Twitter party as we spread the word about the best ways to care for your pet– including how to keep fleas and ticks away! PetArmor® Plus IGR for Dogs, containing fipronil, the No. 1 veterinarian-recommended active ingredient that kills […]

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These Are a Few of my Favorite {Baby} Things.

These Are a Few of my Favorite {Baby} Things.

You guys, it’s crazy that these past four weeks have gone by so quickly. I swear I JUST had her, but you know how that is. My mother was here visiting this weekend, so I’m a little behind on her one month update. Technically, she was a month old on Sunday. We did manage to […]

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6 Safe Bathing Tips for Babies

6 Safe Bathing Tips for Babies

Our baby’s first bath came fairly quick for us this time around, since her umbilical cord fell off within the first week. For me, bath time is a fun and special time to share with our babies. However, it’s also a time for extreme safety. I suggest you keep these bathing tips in mind when getting […]

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Chocolate Cherry Cereal Treats

Chocolate Cherry Cereal Treats

My family eats a ton of cereal weekly. TONS! While I love cooking a big breakfast on the weekends, during the week we just don’t have the time. My husband alone eats probably a box of cereal a week. Mostly a bowl for breakfast, but we also love “dry” cereal for snack time and even […]

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