Category: Parenting Tips

Real stories from real Moms who want to reach out and help you.

Nov 05

Buttons Cloth Diaper Review & Giveaway!

Hello there!  We are pleased to bring to you a  Buttons Cloth Diaper review and giveaway.  I had the opportunity to try a Buttons diaper for a few weeks so I could review it.  I was very pleased with the quality and construction as well as with the look and function of the diaper. Buttons …

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Oct 08

Cloth Diapers 101: With Charlene Freestone

Charlene Freestone, a cloth diaper expert, an admin on the diapering group, Chic Utah’s Moms on facebook, and owner of the blog C, G & Mr. B, graciously allowed me to take some videos of her beginning Cloth Diapers Class held in Lehi, Utah.  You will see 6 videos here in this post that were …

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Oct 01

Top 5 Cloth Diapers (Organic & Unbleached)

While my husband and 13 year old were on a vacation, I decided to cloth diaper our one year old baby (I had decided to when he was first born as well, but never followed through). At that time, he had a horrible rash on his entire stomach all the way up to his chest …

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Aug 07

Baby Carrier Reviews

I have recently had the opportunity to try out a few different baby carriers and/or slings.  See the following short video reviews below for my honest opinion.  I was not paid or given free items for these reviews.   Infantino Mei Tai   Bity Bean (love this one for short term wears and in the …

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May 08

How to Prioritize Your Time & Your Life

This post is a little bit about how to prioritize your time and a little bit of me venting… I am a busy Mom.  I have diapers to change, kids to feed, a large home and yard to keep up. I work part-time. I have food allergies which makes everything a little difficult.  I do …

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Apr 03

Homeschool Basics – Making it Fun and Free

In a previous post, I went over different curriculums and homeschool basics that you will need to get started.  With this post I would like to share a few resources that have helped make our experience doing school at home fun and (mostly) free. A few weeks ago I decided to take my first grader …

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Mar 20

Homeschool Resources – The Basics Needed to Get Started

I am writing this post, mostly just to have a place to put all of the ideas other people have shared with me and to have one place I can refer to for basic homeschool resources. Last week (March 12th, 2014), we withdrew one of our 4 children mid-year from his first grade class at …

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Mar 07

My Favorite Baby Items (for a 6 month old)

I know we all have our favorite things when it comes to baby toys and just all-around great products that makes out lives easier.  Here are my top 5! These are my son’s favorite 2 toys What baby doesn’t like to look at himself in the mirror? My little guy LOVES this toy. He plays …

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Feb 26

Top 5 Items Needed for a Newborn

We all know the simple basics that a baby needs when they are first born:  A place to sleep (we chose a crib, but you could also have your baby sleep in a bassinet or a pack & play or even co-sleep with you), diapers, wipes, changing table food, and clothes.  We chose to get …

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Feb 20

Why Motherhood Matters

On Sunday at a women’s meeting at Church, we had a discussion on Motherhood and why motherhood matters.  It wasn’t long until I retreated into my own reverie.  I’m sure others were too because it wasn’t long until those in the room started thinking and commenting about what they could have done differently to be …

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