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Gretchen Bossio

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Gretchen hails from the beautiful Pacific Northwest along with her husband and two young children. Before transitioning to life as a stay at home mom, Gretchen worked in sales and marketing while earning her Masters in Management and Organizational Leadership. Now her days are focused on managing meal plans and nap times while organizing her sewing stash and children's toy bins. My oh my, how life changes in the blink of an eye! Gretchen writes frequently about natural parenting, becoming more environmentally conscience, her affinity for thrifted treasures, and hopes of making it out of yoga pants each day on her blog That Mama Gretchen (www.thatmamagretchen.com).

Baby Names Inspired By Nature

When it comes to baby names, I've always been a dreamer. During my elementary school days, I fell in love with the name Chrysanthemum....

Pregnant News Anchor Body Shamed For Her Maternity Clothing Choice

"I'm pregnant, hormonal, currently not allowed to drink wine, and feeling extra in touch with my feminist side." That's what 27-year-old reporter, Laura Warren...

Baby Names For Twins That Aren’t Too Matchy

I'll admit, I am not a twin mom. But, I have definitely considered potential twin names in the past. I mean, twins are always...

Summertime Novels You Don’t Want To Miss

I love nothing more than diving into exciting novels come summertime.There's something about the heat and vacations (or staycations!) that lead me to grab...
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Maxi-Cosi Pria 85 Max Convertible Car Seat Review

Get ready for the inside scoop on something awesome --- the Pria 85 Max Convertible Car Seat  by Maxi-Cosi!Available in 6 fabulous color ways...

11 Toys That Scream July 4th Fun

Holidays that fall at the beginning of the month always catch me off guard. That means I'm here to remind us both that July...
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Super Muffins

When a friend first shared this gluten free, dairy free recipe with me, I was skeptical. How can a baked treat without gluten or...

Grocery Store Butcher Asks “You Gonna Get Your Tubes Tied Then?” Mom’s Response Is...

We've all been asked awkward questions while pregnant. Something about pregnancy seems to enlighten strangers and well-meaning acquittances alike.Just this pregnancy a grocery checker...
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10 Photo Gifts Every Dad Will Appreciate For Father’s Day

For Father's Day, my kids and I usually opt for two gifts - something Daddy has been wishing for and something creative. The creative option...
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AAP Warns: No Juice For Babies Under 1, All Children Should Drink Less

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) just released new guidelines for babies in regard to juice consumption.In the past, they said juice was acceptable around 6...

Has Google Knowingly Published Naked Photos of Your Children?

Imagine finding out that Google Maps had published photos of your naked children for the entire world to see.Anger. Alarm. Fear.I'm sure those emotions are...
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PlasmaCar — The Greatest Ride On Toy of All Time

Earlier this year we packed up and moved. I was overwhelmed by all the "treasures" we have accumulated thanks to 3 kids and took the...