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Simple Haircuts for Boys

Giving your son a great, professional-looking haircut is simpler than you might think. Learn how here!

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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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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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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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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Ponytail Ideas – Quick & Easy – Fox in the Hole

From time to time, I will be updating this post with quick and easy ponytail ideas (mostly for little girls).  We’re always looking for ways to dress up our girls hair and they love ponytails! #1 Fox in the Hole – Takes 5 minutes or less  

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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How to Do Easy Flat Iron Curls

I have always wanted to learn how to do flat iron curls.  They look so easy once you get the hang of it, but I just couldn’t get the motion down, so I took a trip to my neighbor Dana’s house to have her teach me how to do easy flat iron curls.  We took …

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How to Make Heart Watermelon Shapes

We made these cute heart watermelon shapes for dinner one night and the kids thought it was so great!  I think they taste better to the kids when they are in a different shape than anticipated.  They are very simple to make and you can use the waste around the edges for your next smoothie. …

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