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Complete Guide to Celebrating Christmas with Little Kids [Updated 2020]

Complete Guide to Celebrating Christmas with Little Kids [Updated 2020]This post is meant to be an all-in-once resource for Christmas with kids. It has a LOT packed in – everything from modeling gratitude & generosity to Advent ideas to figuring out how MUCH (or little) to actually get your kids & what are the best …

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21 Easy DIY Toddler Toys & Activities from Stuff You Have at Home

Our zero-degree-freeze-the-snot-inside-your-nose midwestern winters are in full swing, and we are officially hibernating. I bought 3 months worth of food and we’re not leaving the house until April. The freezing months of winter here cause us to get a little bit creative with our indoor activities. And by creative, I mean, my kids play with our …

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Creating your first baby registry? Here is a complete checklist of baby registry must haves! Tons of details about baby things to buy before birth from a mom of 4.

100 Minimalist Baby Registry Must Haves [Printable Checklist]

In this post, you will get all the details on each baby item and whether or not it’s a “must have” for your baby registry. Creating a baby registry is understandably overwhelming because, well, you’ve never had a baby before! It’s so hard to know what you’re really going to need or want. Plus, it’s …

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Custom Personalized Board Books with Pictures of Your Kiddos

How cute is this little Emma book!? We just received Emma’s custom photo board book from Pint Size Productions in the mail and she is loving it! TEACH YOUR TODDLER FAMILY MEMBERS’ NAMES We first found out about Pint Size when Addie was given one of these by one of her grandmas. It was perfect because …

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my favorite advent devotional: the greatest gift

My Favorite Advent Devotional: The Greatest Gift

This will be my 5th year reading through this Advent devotional: The Greatest Gift. I already pulled it out so I won’t miss December 1. Do you want to read through it together? We could comment together on instagram or facebook… You will love this book. It is so so good. I love reading all my notes …

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3 Kids Books That Make Me Cry (and our other favorite toddler books)

A couple things you should know about us before you read my book recommendations: I took a class on children’s books in college. Based on my tuition costs per semester, that class cost approximately $3,000. That’s how much I like kids’ books. I currently spend a decent amount of my waking hours reading to the small …

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Cloth Diapering 101: I am not a cloth-diaper blogger, nor am I particularly passionate about cloth diapering. This post has everything that regular people need to know about how to choose and wash cloth diapers, and which are the best, cheap cloth diapers.

Cloth Diapering 101: A Super Simple Guide

When we first looked into cloth diapering, I was SO OVERWHELMED by all the information out there. There are entire blogs dedicated to cloth diapering that have reviewed every.single.cloth.diaper. Ever. Which is helpful for some people. But, it was way too much information for me, and it made cloth diapering sound really overwhelming. I do not …

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