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With Valentine’s Day getting closer, we’ve been playing around with some holiday themed crafts. So I thought I’d share this super simple craft tutorial for a Valentine’s Day Bunting. This is a super simple thing that you can do with the kids, and it’s totally adaptable for every holiday or theme. As far as supplies …

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Ah, Valentine’s Day… that most important of holidays. The one that makes those who are single hate all couples and all those who are in relationships angry and frustrated that their partner isn’t romantic enough… I kid, I kid. Valentine’s Day can be a good bit of fun whether you’re single or in a relationship. …

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I really love recipes that feature foods that can be eaten year-round but also are perfect for a specific holiday. Like these Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake Bites, which are delicious ANY time but are especially awesome as a Valentine’s Day treat! If you’re the type who loves cheesecake, you will love these awesome snack-size versions. Make …

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It’s so easy to throw around the term “Breast is best.” We all know that breastfeeding is the best thing we can do for our babies if we can, and in this modern age, we can’t turn a corner without some celebrity or other tweeting or instagramming a beautiful photo of their breastfeeding experience. Stars …

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When we found out we were pregnant with this baby, Mark’s immediate reaction was to declare his intentions on getting a vasectomy. While he loves me and loves our children, he does NOT love pregnancy’s effect on his wife – neither physical  nor psychological. While initially we both were on the same page with how …

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A bad cough can be one of the worst feelings in the world. But if you’ve got an onion and some sugar on hand, you can make a cough remedy that soothes the throat but tastes great, too! It’s perfect for adults and kids, alike, and it is simple to make with ingredients you probably have in your kitchen right now.

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You’ve heard the buzzwords: Crunchy! Granola! Hippy! Attachment Parenting! We’ve all seen the Time Magazine cover of the mom breastfeeding the world’s tallest three year old. And we all have our own opinions about it. Jamie Lynne Grumet asks “Are you Mom Enough?” Maria Kang asks “What’s Your Excuse?” The insinuations in these seemingly innocent …

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After two previous high risk pregnancies, a traumatic birth with my second son which culminated in me needing a blood transfusion, and a new pregnancy which has been riddled with pain, bleeding and much stress, forgive me for needing to get something off my chest… Coming from a family of five children, and all of …

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