Rachel Meyers

Hey there! I'm Rachel and Mom of 4 joining you on a quest to be a positive parent! Help me along the way and maybe learn some new things in the process.

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How to Freeze Green Beans

I have these lovely local heirloom beans in my garden.  They start of green and then turn a pretty yellow color when they are ready to pick.  My family loves to eat them (I even eat them raw, without cooking them).  However, one bush creates a lot more than we can eat in a reasonable …

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Baby Carrier Reviews

Hands free baby carrying is a must at our house.  With 4 kids and a busy schedule, I need both hands free for cleaning up the house, preparing meals, and playing with my other kiddos.  My baby adores baby wearing and so do I because we can be close to each other while I get …

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Triple Berry Smoothie Recipe

Have you ever wondered what to do with the frozen triple berry blend from Costco (blueberries, strawberries, and marionberries)?We make healthy smoothies out of them all the time and they are wonderful!  You can put whatever you want in them and the possibilit8ies are endless, but this is a recipe that we really like. Triple …

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Halloween Crafts for Kids

Our family loves Halloween.  Here are some cute Halloween crafts for kids that the whole family can get excited about!  I love the internet! Halloween Chair Covers Halloween Candy Jars Halloween Pasta Skeleton Monster Box Paint Chip Halloween Craft

Gluten Free Chicken Pot Pie & Dairy Free Too

Hey there!  I try to cook with one of my kids once a week and they get to choose the meal.  Today, my oldest chose chicken pot pie, the ultimate comfort food.  I had to do some testing and trying to make it gluten free and dairy free… and… the result… it was a humongous …

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Being a Mom 101

Being a mom this fourth time around has made me really thankful for what I have and how I’ve changed and evolved as a Mom over the past 12 years.  It has also helped me to not sweat the small stuff (ok… those of you who know me are chuckling at this… So I’m not …

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How to Swaddle a Newborn

Once you get the basic technique down, it’s really easy to swaddle your baby. We have photos and video to help you learn how to swaddle a newborn! STEP 1:  LAY BLANKET OUT LIKE A DIAMOND Using a good sized blanket, lay out your blanket in a diamond shape on a flat surface.  Fold down …

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How to Bathe a Newborn

Items used in video Fold Up Baby Bathtub that fits in the kitchen sink… Works great so you don’t have to bend over the tub in your bathroom.  I have been known to cram this into the dishwasher even!  I have had my dark blue sink bathtub for 12 years and I love it.  You …

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Natural Cures for Jaundice in Babies

Jaundice is a yellow-ish color that occurs on the skin and sometimes on the whites of the eyes.  It is caused by too much bilirubin in the blood.  It is very common for newborns to have jaundice.  In fact, my baby did!  He was a very sleepy baby at first and we had to wake …

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How to Make Grilled Sweet Potatoes

I had a GIANT sweet potato from bountiful baskets and I had no idea what to do with it besides mash it up.  I decided to grill it on the stove with my indoor grill pan and it was fantastic! It could also be done on an outside BBQ easily following the same instructions. How …

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