Motherhood

Chocolate Peanut Butter + Banana Lactation Smoothie #BreakfastEssentials

Chocolate Peanut Butter + Banana Lactation Smoothie #BreakfastEssentials

This shop is part of a social shopper marketing insight campaign with Pollinate Media Group® and Nestle, but all my opinions are my own. #pmedia #BreakfastEssentials http://my-disclosur.es/OBsstV My sweet Everly is three weeks old already, which seems crazy to me. I swear, I just gave birth to her yesterday. At least it feels like it. Many of […]

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A Memorable Gift for Mom, This Mother’s Day! #1in85million

A Memorable Gift for Mom, This Mother’s Day! #1in85million

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Yourkidvid. Flowers, breakfast in bed, and heck even just a nap (because, newborn) are all wonderful gifts for Mother’s Day. You know what else would make my heart flutter, and probably your’s too? My memories put into a video, which I can watch over […]

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Spending One-on-One Time, After a New Baby #LEGOFriendsCGC

Spending One-on-One Time, After a New Baby #LEGOFriendsCGC

Can you believe miss E is almost three weeks old already?! I can’t! It’s crazy how quickly time has flown by since she was born. So quickly that it’s been hard to get some one on one time with my oldest. Since we had our second child, we both agreed that we’d make an effort […]

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40 Scrumptious Cupcakes Perfect for Mother’s Day

40 Scrumptious Cupcakes Perfect for Mother’s Day

Partnered post on behalf of Glam Media.Mother’s day is just a couple of weeks away, actually less than that. I’m really looking forward to having my mother here with us. She visited us around my due date, but had to leave before Everly was born. It will be the first time she meets her fourth […]

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Practical Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Babies R Us {Plus Giveaway!}

Practical Mother’s Day Gift Ideas from Babies R Us {Plus Giveaway!}

When it comes to birthday’s or holiday gifts, do find yourself wanting more practical gifts? I know I personally do. While it’s fun getting pampered from time to time (don’t get me wrong!) the adult in me would much rather receive something I need for our family, coming from my husband. Did you know you […]

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Raising Children with Healthy Eating Habits #FactsUpFront

Raising Children with Healthy Eating Habits #FactsUpFront

One thing that I was never fully prepared for before having my girls was the fact that their eating habits were soon going to mimic ours. That whole “monkey see, monkey do” really comes into play. To make things worse, my husband is a very picky eater. Putting more pressure on myself to make better […]

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Our {Second} Home Water Birth Story

Our {Second} Home Water Birth Story

I’m so excited to share with you guys Everly’s birth story! This was my second home (water) birth, and THANK GOODNESS, it couldn’t have gone better. I had my 41 week midwife appointment on Thursday, April 10th. Since I was overdue, and had already tried many things (walking, dancing, spicy food, pineapple, etc.) my midwife […]

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Fun Way To Teach Kids How To Blow Their Nose This Allergy Season #SneezingTime

Fun Way To Teach Kids How To Blow Their Nose This Allergy Season #SneezingTime

It’s allergy season, friends. My kiddos have already began to show signs! Runny nose, clear snot, and sneezing. All that fun stuff. Not. One thing that’s not the easiest, or fun at all to teach, is how to get little ones to blow their nose. I’m talking, we’re past the age of being able to […]

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How To Make a Diaper Cake Centerpiece

How To Make a Diaper Cake Centerpiece

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mom to Mom. I had my baby shower early last month. Since I was having another girl, and we already pretty much have everything we needed for this one, diapers were the big present. Even if it were our first, diapers are a great […]

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3 Things You Should Do to Prepare for a Great Childbirth Experience

3 Things You Should Do to Prepare for a Great Childbirth Experience

Special thanks to Chelsea, who’s filling in for me here today while I take care of our new baby girl! Pics on Instagram!! Whether you are pregnant with your first child or your third, your birth story is important. Each birth is unique and the day that your baby enters the world is an event […]

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Our Inexpensive Frozen Themed Mini Birthday Party

Our Inexpensive Frozen Themed Mini Birthday Party

With baby due next weekend, I told my oldest that we could have a small party for her at our house. I didn’t want to risk putting a deposit on someplace, to lose it, and quite honestly I knew I wouldn’t have the energy either. Since Frozen is hugely popular right now, I knew she’d […]

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Kids and Cell Phones: What do you think?!

Kids and Cell Phones: What do you think?!

Yesterday morning, I got four calls pretty much back to back. We were rushing to get out the door, plus if I don’t know the number I don’t usually answer it. If it’s that important, they’ll leave a message. Then this morning as we’re eating breakfast, my oldest (who will be 7 next week) tells […]

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Helpful Products for a Breastfeeding Mother

Helpful Products for a Breastfeeding Mother

It’s crazy to think I’m expecting baby number four in just a few short weeks, and here I am STILL nursing my two year old. With my oldest, I only nursed to about 8 weeks, and mostly because I was young, uneducated about breastfeeding, and gave in too easily. The second time around I was […]

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10 Perfect Places to “Babywear”

10 Perfect Places to “Babywear”

I didn’t really learn about “babywearing” until I had my second child. While strollers are great (even double strollers with multiple kids) most often it’s easier to throw my baby carrier on and go. I’ve had the pleasure of trying a couple of different brands of baby carriers over the last few years. One of […]

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Welcome Baby: Over $600 in Must-Have products for Mom & Baby! {Giveaway}

Welcome Baby: Over $600 in Must-Have products for Mom & Baby! {Giveaway}

I’m just weeks away from baby’s (estimated) arrival. Can you believe it? I can’t! This pregnancy has gone by incredibly quick. I guess when you’re busy taking care of three other kids, everything just goes by more quickly. This weekend, my wonderful friend Ashley is throwing a small baby shower for me, along with our […]

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Let’s Talk “Going Home” Outfits

Let’s Talk “Going Home” Outfits

You guys, I’m so so excited that our baby girl will be here soon – due date is 3/30. I’m thinking she’ll be late like my last kid, but you never know. In the mean time, even though we already have three girls, I’ve been doing some Spring cleaning with the TUBS of clothes we […]

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Why I Choose a Midwife Over a Doctor

Why I Choose a Midwife Over a Doctor

I’ve used a doctor for two of my pregnancies, and a midwife for the other two. I will tell you without a doubt, that I’d choose a midwife over a doctor ten fold. A trip to the OBGYN would include paying for parking, getting there about 20 minutes early, filling out paperwork and/or signing in, […]

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Happy Heart Day!

Happy Heart Day!

A few weeks ago, my friend Amber (Amber Johnson Photography) ran some mini sessions. Sadly, it’s been two years since we had pictures done of just the girls. This was a perfect excuse to get some done before the next baby comes. Plus, I’m planning on sending out (post) Valentine’s Day cards, to make up […]

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