This Thanksgiving, I’m only having one piece of pie!

The holidays are coming up, and if you like pie…read on…(or if you have one hand in your child’s trick-or-treat bag—this is for you.)

I read that everyone has an addiction to something. I laughed when I read the word everyone because certainly I did not have one.

Then looking into the trash can in my bathroom…I discovered mine. Sugar.

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A Bitsy box for teething babes

What’s worse than a teething baby?

Not much.

Actually, there are a lot of things worse than that, but I have to make light of it somehow.

Because teething isn’t fun. I struggle with it a lot…

I can’t even imagine how Charlie feels. 🤔 ha ha.

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Embracing your Mom-bod

I recently read somewhere to have a swimsuit body, you 1. Have a body, and 2. Put a swimsuit on it.

I love that. I also love this—Who needs a beach bod when you can have a mom bod?

You gotta love yourself a little in this day in age when body image is taking a hit, thanks to social media and photoshop and what the “standard of beauty” is. Continue reading

Making two under two a breeze.

I hope you’re not getting tired of my mom essential posts, because I have another one for you.

I’ve found that having two under two is complicated when you’re being pulled in two different directions, the toddler wanting to play outside and the baby wanting to be held…or the toddler wanting to go in the stroller and the baby won’t stop crying…you catch my drift.

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Swaddled with Ollie.

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I’ve gotta tell you…neither of my children like to be swaddled.

Must be something about their hands feeling constrained–I’m not exactly sure. Zeke would always cry and wiggle his arms out, so I gave up when he was just itty bitty. But with baby Charlie, I found a swaddle she actually likes AND sleeps in! Continue reading