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Marley’s Ghost and the Case of Mistaken Identity

I had the weirdest dream - EVER! So I’m sitting at home one night last week flipping through the channels, hoping against hope that I could find some program that wasn’t reality TV or the umpteenth rerun of a “Law and Order” episode. Having failed ...

Losing my Dignity

Motherhood, what have you done to me?  I wrote this post a little while ago about the things I just never thought I would do as a parent.  There is one more little nugget of information that I thought about just the other day as I was peeing in the ...

How Do Toddlers Show Affection, Unprompted

Unprompted.  I’m not even sure if unprompted is a real word, but it is for purposes of this here blog post. I love my turkeys with all of my being.  They are growing so fast and saying new things every day that just shakes me to the core. ...

How Not To Ruin Your Kids Birthday Party

A toddler birthday party can be a terrifying experience, especially if you are the parent crazy enough to host 20 little rugrats plus a parent or two, at your home.  If you choose to go this route, please, for the love of all that is holy, pay ...

11 Things I Never Thought I Would Do As A Parent

I’ve been on a list kick the past several days. What can I say, lists rock? So here you go The ten things I never thought I would do as a parent. 1. Help my son pee, standing up. At the park. On a tree. But when a 3-year-old has to go, he has ...

Diapering Accessories

There are a few diapering accessories that you'll want to pick up - and some that will just make life easier! Many of these options are inexpensive, though there is room to splurge! Wipe and Go The first thing you'll need is a way to wipe. You ...

Is Thrush Contagious?

I really hate thrush, also known as yeast. I first started to have to learn about it with my son, due to his kidney anomaly, he was on antibiotics for the first full year of his life. We have been fighting yeast ever since. Yeast, on the skin, ...

Homemade Baby Wipes Recipes

Homemade Baby Wipes Recipes You may wonder what's in commercial baby wipes and if they can irritate your infant's sensitive skin. Maybe you're interested in easy homemade baby wipes recipes. You can make your own baby wipes easily! You can use ...

Car Seat Safety

How to Save Your Baby's Life I can still feel the strap snap against me as the wind is knocked out of me and the world turns over. I can still feel the sharp pain and the blood running down my legs. And I can still hear the cries of my baby, and ...

Cloth Diaper Tales