From that first moment, when you find out that you are expecting you start to read dozens of books about your pregnancy. What size of fruit the baby is every week to the benefits of reading to your little one. However, that moment when you get into that car for babies first car ride, and you see the hospital disappearing in the rearview window! It hits you! You have not prepared for how to take care of that little one!
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Those BIG tear-filled eyes looking up at you, asking “shot?”. Every mom out there hates seeing their child in pain. We know it’s for their benefit; however, you try to explain that to a toddler! There can be a lot of anxiety over going to the doctor for a child, in fear they may need a shot. And the minute you tell them “no, not this time”; The doctor will order a blood draw, making you the liar! Continue reading “Five Tips for Kids Getting Shots” →
If these old shoes could talk…
Some people just see a pair of mud stained shoes with frayed laces. They see thinning soles and the weathered fabric. Yes, these babies have done their time. Have earned their retirement for sure.
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Red, White, And Blue Baby Paint
My son is always wanting to be just like his big sister! He always wants to be doing what she is doing, he wants to play with what she is playing with, and eat what she is eating. She is his whole world!
When it comes to our daily afternoon art projects, it has proven difficult to find toddler/ baby friendly activities. The number one thing we like to do in our house is paint! Lots and lots of paint splatters, muddy brown paint water, and wet brushes. I don’t mind the mess however, when it comes to the baby it can be even more difficult. Continue reading “Red, White, And Paint” →
That sweet smell of sunscreen that immediately transports you to your favorite childhood memory of summer. The rays of sunshine on your skin that feels so good. The trace amount of sand in your shoe and the sweet giggle of kids running in the bright green grass…. Summer is here!!
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It’s so much more than just a dance class.
I never imagined I would become a “dance mom”. The idea of it kind of made me gag, the tight hair sprayed buns, expensive glittery outfits, the hours of classes… no thank you. I never thought I would be a part of the that world, nor did I want to. However, I have found that my daughter’s dance class is so much more than just a class. Continue reading “More Than A Dance Class” →
Ohhh the adventure of mom’s black shirt…
As a mom you learn so many things that first few years of motherhood! You except change in your household. Like the increased amount of black and blue marks on your legs from banging them on baby gates, the crunch of cereal under foot almost everywhere you walk, and the sticky hand rails going up the stairs. However there are some things, like your wardrobe , that you forget about. Continue reading “The Adventures of Mom’s Black Shirt” →