Seven Potty Training Tips that Work (VIDEO)

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Potty training is one of those rites of passage that every parent must go through. It’s easy for some (or so they will tell you!) but for many, it is an ongoing struggle that can last anywhere from a month to two years if you are talking about complete potty training, nighttime and all! I was… Read More

30 British Baby Names

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When I was 12 I traveled to Great Britain on an ambassador trip with this group. I know it’s thinking many, many years in the future for most of us, but if your children have the opportunity to travel overseas — make it happen! Gaining a global perspective through travel has immensely impacted my life for… Read More

Foodie Family Dining Room Wall Art Gallery

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We are definitely a foodie family. Before kids, my husband and I loved trying new restaurants anywhere we traveled. We amassed photos and memories from Amsterdam to Burbank to Cape Town. Now that we have three little ones under 3, our culinary adventures have slowed, but that’s no reason why we can reminisce and prominently… Read More

Tips On Doctor And Dentist Visits With Little Ones

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Taking your children to the doctor or dentist may be something you dread. With the check ups, shots, and everything else that can happen there, it’s natural to be worried about these appointments with kids. We’re sharing some tips to make sure those visits go as smoothly as possible! 1. Talk to them before. Before… Read More

DIY Almost Free Birthday Card

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This will probably sound like a super simple, but when I was short a birthday card the other week and came up with this I thought I was near genius! Here’s how it went down … We received a Thomas the Train birthday invitation and I put it on the fridge to remind me of… Read More

Fashion Inspiration for Plus Size Moms

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Where my plus-size mamas at? I’ve always been a curvy girl, which can sometimes make fashion choices challenging. Add in the limitations on my time and pocket book, plus the requirements of running around after three tiny, crazy people, and feeling fashionable can seem almost impossible. Not so! Full-figured mamas can be fully fabulous! If… Read More

San Diego Bebe TWIN Nursing Pillow Review

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  Are you or someone you know expecting twins and hoping to breastfeed? When I was registering for my twin baby shower, I knew I needed to rethink my nursing pillow situation. Of course, I still had the pillow I had used with my first born, but how the heck was I going to nurse… Read More

Tips On Decorating A Room For Multiple Children To Share

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Have multiple children that have to share a room? Stressing about decorating a shared room and don’t know where to begin? Don’t worry, we’re here to help you get started! It can all be overwhelming, but here are some ideas that can lift the burden.     1. Divide the room in half. Some children are… Read More

Oh Baby, What a Deal! Save 20% on Baby Gear at Amazon.com!

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We have great news! Now through September 30, Amazon Baby Store customers can save an additional 20% off car seats, strollers and baby gear by using the promo code WHATADEAL at checkout! The Oh Baby, What a Deal promotion includes a great selection of products from Graco, Evenflo, Safety 1st, Chicco and Recaro. Below are… Read More

Tips For Moms Returning To Work

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I am a stay at home mom to my three year old son so I won’t even pretend to know what it’s like to go back to work after having a baby and being on maternity leave. I can only imagine that it can be difficult at times. Good thing plenty of working moms have… Read More

Q&A With A Cancer Mom – Meet Gretchen

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Did you know that September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month? Until my son had a short-lived, but scary tumor screening two years ago I had no idea! But it’s true … September is a special month dedicated to raising awareness, funds and support for kids battling the evil of cancer. A noble cause that we… Read More

Tips On Growing Out A Haircut

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The dreaded growing out stage. We’ve all been there right? Whether you got an awful haircut you regret or are just over having a short pixie cut, growing out your hair can be tiresome. But the truth is, it doesn’t have to be. Read on for some tips that will help you look and feel… Read More

Inspirational Podcasts For Parents!

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I’ve always loved reading as a means to grow as a person. There are a million amazing resources filled with counsel and advice on personal organization, parenting, marriage, finances – you name, you can find a book on it. Problem is, as a mom with two little ones, my reading has stalled quite a bit… Read More

Keeping Your Kids Hydrated During the School Year

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Kids’ bodies are made up of roughly 65% water. So, to function well they need proper hydration! But summer break is over and mama’s watchful eye can no longer monitor that our little ones are getting their fill of good ol’ H2o! What to do? Well, here’s a few tips to keep your kids hydrated during… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Episode One – The Playroom (VIDEO)

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To kick off our new Baby Gizmo video series, At Home with Baby Gizmo, we are starting with the playroom. We are lucky enough to have a huge bonus room on the second floor of our new house that we have dedicated completely to toys and everything kid-related. The inspiration behind the decor of this… Read More

Life With A Newly Potty Trained Kid

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My son just turned three years old and he is newly potty trained. I tried everything. I read every book, read every article online, took on all of the advice that was given to me and nothing seemed to work. I stayed home for weeks at a time so my son could pick up on it… Read More

At Home with Baby Gizmo Video Series

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Many of you know that we made a big, cross-country move this summer to a brand new house in North Carolina. We have been sharing tons of photos on our Facebook and Instagram channels of our journey to our new house and our progress of designing and decorating the inside. We’ve asked your opinions, taken… Read More

House Cleaning Tips For Busy Moms

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We’re all busy moms to some degree. Whether you have a 9-5 full time job or are a stay at home mom, we all have things we need to get done day after day. Sometimes our busy lives don’t leave much time in our schedule for cleaning. If you’re blessed enough to have a cleaning… Read More

How To Teach Your Little Ones To Take Care Of Pets

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If you’ve got pets, it’s crucial to teach your kids how to take care of them. It also teaches them so many important lessons, most importantly, the importance of taking responsibility. While your children shouldn’t be the primary care givers of your animals, there are so many things they can do to help out with… Read More

Workout for Free At Home with Hulu Plus!

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Naptime is the perfect time to squeeze in a quick workout. But that also means I’m stuck at home while the kiddos are snoozing. I don’t have a treadmill or other hefty gym equipment, so I rely on streaming video content to keep my workouts interesting. I recently discovered that Hulu Plus has some fabulous… Read More