Newborn Stash Cloth Diaper GIVEAWAY!!! A $295 VALUE!

Win a HUGE STASH of newborn and one-size cloth diapers! Welcome to the Newborn Stash Cloth Diaper Giveaway hosted by Daily Mothering and a group of fantastic bloggers! This incredible giveaway event is sponsored by Kissed By The Moon, a cloth diaper and natural parenting store. Together we are giving away a huge prize of […]

Conquering the Dread Pirate Potty (aka My Favorite Potty Training Resources)

This is a derivative of “Potty Training” by Manish Bansal, used CC BY Ah, potty training. It’s one of those pains facets of motherhood that can be very… … … ahem, trying. As much as I really love the toddler stage with all it’s mispronunciations and cute antics, I generally do not at all look […]

Ten Keep ‘Em Busy Toddler Activities

Oh toddlers! They are cute little balls of energy, full of curiosity and wonder that keep mothers on their toes! They want to know what happens when they push that, pull this, reach in here, open this.  They require lots of love, care, and attention and provide both exasperation and entertainment with their antics. As […]

Sweet Child of Mine

Dear sweet Lydia, order Two years ago today, you entered our little family and brought us heaps of joy. 07/13/10 9lbs You were a little bundle of sweetness with squeezable baby cheeks and legs. 4 months You grew and loved to smile and coo and play. You radiated sunshine into our hearts. 8 months You […]

Homemade Playdough (No Cream of Tartar Needed!)

Yes, I know that there are about a gazillion recipes floating around the internet for homemade playdough, ranging in variety from edible to almost store bought, but I still thought that I would like to share the one of the recipes that I use on a regular basis. It is completely non toxic, so it’s […]

Rub a Dub Dub, Some Fun in the Tub

Looking for a way to make bath time more fun? Why don’t you try out some homemade bath paints! Kids have a blast and they are super easy to make with ingredients that you have lying around your house. First gather up some baby wash, hand soap, or some shampoo.  Make sure that is is […]

The Case of the Missing Spectacle aka Why My House is Spotless

It was a night like any other. The children were snug in their beds.  All was quiet and I was sweeping up the floor (something I do at least three times a day here since we have only hardwood or tile floors) so that I could get ready to go to bed.  I dumped all […]

Take a Breath and a Step Back

Remember this post I wrote a couple of months ago? Well, since that time I’ve had to continuously remind myself of that lesson. Over and over.  I’m a wee bit hard headed, you see. I apparently like to take my time learning things. I’m still struggling.  So much so, that on New Year’s Eve, I […]

Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Dream? Pretty Please?

It’s 3:00 in the afternoon and I seriously could go to bed. Right. now. *yawn* Last night I was determined to go to bed at 10PM. I have been staying up until midnight or later(waiting on DH to come home from work and then chatting with him for awhile since this is our only kid-free […]

Peekaboo Ivory

It began with a slight sniffle. Then it was an all out stuffed up sound. Then came the low grade fever. And don’t forget the fussiness. And the incessant night time nursings, that are really just a need to be cuddled. What’s the cause, you ask? Two little specks of ivory teeth protruding from her […]