Household Items to Stockpile Before Baby Arrives

Household Items to Stockpile Before Baby Arrives

Preparing for a baby can be exciting and overwhelming. With my first baby, I did very little preplanning. In fact, I didn’t even have my baby shower until 38 weeks. Now that Libby is a toddler, a quick run to the store takes three times as a long. With a new baby the...
Managing Toddler Toy Clutter

Managing Toddler Toy Clutter

Having a toddler, I was not prepared for this… Terrible twos, tantrums, sleep regressions—those things I was prepared for. The massive stockpile of toys scattered throughout every room in my house, I was/am not.  Much prior to having Libby, I had a secret fear...
When I had my baby, I didn’t know this would happen.

When I had my baby, I didn’t know this would happen.

Everything was scheduled. Thursday, the twelfth of November, I would welcome my daughter into the world. It wouldn’t be the eleventh, because that year, it happened to be Veteran’s Day. Superstitious or not, there is no way I would be volunteering my first born for...
7 Clever Ways to Make Christmas More Magical

7 Clever Ways to Make Christmas More Magical

As if a visit from Santa Claus is not fun enough? Here are 7 special ways to add some excitement to classic traditions. Not only are these fun for little kids, but they are also great for older kids. How do you open your stockings? Are the gifts wrapped or unwrapped?...
Christmas Box for Toddlers [25 Days of Christmas]

Christmas Box for Toddlers [25 Days of Christmas]

I just wrapped the first present of the season: a Christmas box for Libby. This will be our first year celebrating 25 days of Christmas as a family. Sure, we do it unofficially, but this year we picked up a Christmas countdown calendar. That makes it official. To jump...
How to build a diaper stockpile

How to build a diaper stockpile

How do I build a diaper stockpile? There are many ways to start a diaper stockpile. With Libby, I had a great stockpile started and continued to accumulate as she grew. I didn’t start with the intention of having a stockpile. Picking diapers seemed so foreign. I...
My trick to getting free diapers 

My trick to getting free diapers 

Diapers can be so expensive! Why pay full price? While I have lots of tricks to getting free and deeply discounted diapers, here is my favorite trick to getting free diapers.  Coupons powered by Coupons.com *Updated 10/19/2017 My trick to getting free diapers  If you...
Easy Tooth Fairy Ideas

Easy Tooth Fairy Ideas

When it comes to healthy teeth, the Tooth Fairy knows her stuff. Here are some easy Tooth Fairy ideas. Clever letters, techniques and gifts from The Tooth Fairy encourage great brushing and get your children excited about taking care of their teeth. Good teeth are...
Essentials for a first birthday

Essentials for a first birthday

A first birthday is a huge milestone for the whole family. To help make your little one’s first birthday go smoothly, check out these essentials for a first birthday. I also created an Ultimate Guide to Planning a First Birthday. This is a checklist to help you...
Toddler Halloween basket

Toddler Halloween basket

Is there anything more fun than having a toddler at Halloween? With Libby being almost two, I can’t wait for Halloween this year. As if I really needed another reason to get into the Halloween spirit. One tradition I love, “the night before Christmas...

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