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First Week Back to School

First Day of Preschool {Year Two} Well, we did it! We made it though our first week back at school. It was a short week with Madelyn going  just three days this week. We were definitely dealing with a tired and cranky kid. I totally forgot how tired and grumpy she was last year for the first couple weeks of school. I thought that maybe she wouldn’t be as tired this year being that she’s that much older, but I…

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Motherhood Style

5 Tips for Easy Style

  Before I became a mom I wanted to make sure I never rocked the “I’ve given up on life” look.  We all think we won’t have those days.  (ok moms, cue laughter).  I now realize these moms have not given up, they are just doing the best they can that day.  Been there!  Many times.  For the days when I have it a bit more together, I have a few sure fire ways to look…dare I say, stylish…even when…

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Two Meals Two Ways

  Dinner time in our house can go one of two ways.  The first way is lovely.  I put on some music, the kids are happy and having fun, Maddie helps me in the kitchen, I can clean as I cook and we enjoy dinner together as a family.  We have been enjoying most of our dinners outside on our new back deck.   When Fresh Prep asked if I wanted to give them a whirl, I was excited to…

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Baby Gear Guide: 5 Items You Didn’t Know You Needed

  When planning for baby (or babies) to arrive, we all know the typical gear to buy.  The checklist is always the same….stroller, crib, clothes, blankets, diapers, wipes, bibs…and so on.  But what about those extra items you might not know about that can make your life so much simpler?  And what items actually work?  Here are 5 items I swear by and have used for my littles.                        …

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Beluga Baby Wraps

  wrap: c/o Beluga Baby, top: Barefoot Contessa, jeans: Yoga Jeans, boots: Aldo, hat: Hunnis  [Madelyn picked out her own outfit.  She went for a colourful but slightly sporty look while her twin sisters opted for stylish hand-me-downs.  That’s real life kids wear;)  ] “You sure have your hands full!”  If I had a nickel for every time I hear this when out with my little tribe, I would be…well not rich (the twins are only 5 months old), but…

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