It’s 7 a.m. Tall towers of colorful wooden blocks have been constructed and have come tumbling down for at least an hour in my tots’ room as the newborn and I snuggle deeper into the covers, trying our best to ignore the noise and squeeze in 10 more minutes of snoozing in the adjoining bedroom….
Introducing Baby Grace!
This weekend my husband and I welcomed Grace into our family at the local public hospital. The birth was smooth and efficient and the hospital staff top-notch. Meet our bundle of baby blessing!
Daytime Natural Head Lice Treatment
Most parents have to deal with head lice over the span of their parenting career. Battling those pesky bugs doesn’t have to involve harmful chemical shampoos, French schoolgirl haircuts, or money. Today I’ll show you the second step of killing (and preventing) head lice using only easy to find natural ingredients. Be sure to use…
Natural Overnight Head Lice Treatment
School’s back in session, and your kids are having a grand time catching up with old friends, making new ones, and getting to know their new teachers. It’s a great time of year! Unfortunately, it’s also the time of year when head lice spreads like the plague. Don’t despair, use my favorite natural head lice…
Labor and Birth Bible Verse Printables
Hi friends! I’ve been super busy lately with packing up to move to a temporary home while my family waits for our permanent residency to be vacant. On top of that, these 37 weeks of pregnancy are starting to take a toll. Whoa, baby! Today I’ve created a set of free labor and birth Bible…
3 Packing Essentials to Keep Toddlers Safe at Grandma’s House
Sending the kids off to Grandma’s house for the weekend is a great way to get some couples time R&R or to catch up on housekeeping, but only if you have peace of mind knowing your children are safe and sound. Grandparents always mean best, but sometimes it’s helpful to plan ahead to keep toddlers…
How to Survive Mornings (and Enjoy Them!) with Tots at Home
It’s 5:45 a.m. I’m snuggled warm in my bed, drooling on my pillow when the sudden onset of “Nah, nah, nah!” in high-pitched shouting toddler voices fills the air. The accompanying stomps of little pj’d feet let me know that my tots are awake and beginning their morning jamboree. My day has begun. It’s not…
Best YouTube Pregnancy Workouts for Busy Moms
Maintaining a fit body while you’re pregnant requires dedication. Keeping your body healthy and strong, or even improving your fitness, is important both for you and for your growing baby. One of my favorite places to find pregnancy workout videos is on YouTube, a quick click for prenatal workouts that you can access anytime. Scanning…
9 Proven Ways to Save Money on Newborn Essentials
Whether you’re a first-time parent or a seasoned veteran, with every baby comes a new challenge, particularly when you’re preparing for baby and newborn essentials on a budget. When I was pregnant with my first child, a wise woman who knew my family’s tight financial situation told me that God always provides for new babies….
Best New Mom Gifts Nobody is Buying
If you’re soon to be holding or attending a baby shower, STOP everything you’re doing and pay close attention. How many gifts have you graciously received that were a million miles off from being something that you’d have chosen for yourself? Ever been in the “Oh gee, thanks!” scenario, smile plastered on while wondering where…
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