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Swim Lessons: When Is It Too Soon?

Swim Lessons: When Is It Too Soon?

Three years old. There. Blog over. Just kidding. Kind of. Being the dutiful mom that I am, I decided to enroll my 3-year-old daughter in swim lessons this summer. It’s important to know how to swim, right? And that’s what you do during the summer, right? Wrong. I remember swim lessons growing up. I grew […]

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The Best Kind of Crazy

Three Year Old: “STOP sharing your snack with me!” One Year Old: *continues sharing* Three Year Old: “MOOOOOOOOM! Leighton is SHARING WITH ME!” Me: *blank stares* Three Year Old: “This is NOT the time for sharing!” *loud, ear-piercing shrieks* I’m in the thick of it, ya’ll. I’m in the trenches of motherhood and every day, I’m […]

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10 Tips for Moving with Toddlers

10 Tips For Moving With Toddlers

Moving with two toddlers is no picnic. Scratch that, it’s lots of picnics, on paper plates, with plastic silverware, in kitchens walled by boxes. We relocated to Kansas to raise our kids closer to extended family. Thank goodness we have wonderful family members, because two moves in one year with two kids under three was all kinds of […]

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Kicking the Crib to the Curb

I was never in a rush to move my 2-year old daughter out of her crib. In fact, I was almost sad when I realized the time was getting close for her to move into the so-called “big girl” bed. The impending birth of baby number 2 forced us to start making the change. It […]

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