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Extended Travel without kids

Extended Travel Without Kids

Extended Travel without kidsWhile pregnant with our youngest (now 22 months), my husband and I went to Turks and Caicos for 10 (glorious) days. It was the first time in my working adult life that I was truly able to disconnect and unwind – no working, no checking in, no rushing back after 3 short […]

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Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

How To Make Your Own Elderberry Syrup

Ok, I already know you’re thinking “Alright hippie mom, tell me how your secret potion is gonna cure my kids cedar fever.” Girl, I wish I had the answer also. I don’t consider myself a hippie mom, I feel like I’m somewhere in between crunchy and conventional, so we’ll just call me “creamy.” Like, I’m […]

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Bye Bye Pacifier!

What could be better than a newborn taking a pacifier right away and being immediately soothed by it? My husband and I thought we lucked out when Elizabeth took a pacifier like a champ. What we didn’t realize then was that she would be attached to that soother for four years! Her dentist was not […]

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New Year, New Mom Goals

Perhaps this blog post should begin with how I wanted to do less procrastinating in 2018, and how this particular piece should have been written and posted over two weeks ago. Yep, winning on the resolution front. But in all seriousness, wouldn’t it be nice to make an obtainable resolution and then, in 365 days […]

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