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The Second Time Mom's Hospital Bag

The Second Time Mom’s Hospital Bag

I’ve mentioned that I’m not as prepared for Baby No. 2 (coming early July!) as I was for our daughter. But one thing that is for sure going to be better prepared this time around is my hospital bag. Here’s what’s making the cut for our second trip to the hospital: For Labor & Delivery […]

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Don't Forget Your Fur Babies

Don’t Forget About Your Fur Babies

Having kids is one of life’s greatest miracles and blessings. It brings with it a whole new lifestyle and responsibilities that often take over most of our days and even nights. This can leave our fur babies feeling less than important and could lead to torn up shoes, couches, unexpected and unwanted surprises left indoors, […]

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Keep Education Alive This Summer

Keep Education Alive This Summer

What is summer brain drain? It’s when time off school leads to children losing knowledge and skills they spent the previous school year gaining. While we all need respite and relaxation, it is important for kids to have meaningful learning opportunities during the 10-week summer break. These opportunities do not need to be forced or […]

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Father's Day for the Father-To-Be

Father’s Day for the Father-To-Be

I recently wished a friend of ours who is expecting a “Happy Mother’s Day.” She responded with a confused look and stated, “I am not a mom yet.” This conversation was then taken up with the owner of Richmond Moms Blog, Christina Tinker (@tinkertalks): When do you become a parent? Is it when you get […]

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{Kids in the Kitchen} Eat Your Veggies

{Kids in the Kitchen} Eat Your Veggies!

With summer basically here, you’re realizing more and more how much your kids devour EVERYTHING—in about 5 seconds flat. To help you get beyond the bags of tortilla chips and trail mix {which are both solid staples here} we’ve created another Pinterest Round Up! We love these veggie-packed bites, 100% fruit pops, zucchini pizza, and […]

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The Experiences of a Mother's Heart

The Experiences of a Mother’s Heart

Before becoming a parent, it never really occurred to me that one of the many feelings I would experience as a parent would be heartbreak. I pictured heart-pounding love, unexplainable joy, and overwhelming responsibility. If I pictured having any negative feelings at all, they could simply be summed up as fear, anxiety, frustration, and exhaustion. […]

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