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Hope After Diagnosis

Your Infertility Options Having struggled myself trying to fall pregnant for 6 years (I know you wouldn't think that having 5 children of my own). I found the hope and

Are You A Cross Mommy?

Are You A Cross Mommy? You just know your morning is going to be fantastic when you're woken up by your 3-year-old throwing up... She's in your bed, so you launch

Cesarean vs Vaginal Birth

I saw a post on Facebook about having a cesarean that really struck a nerve with me. And I've been thinking about how I can discuss the issue it dealt

Go To Bed Already!!

I am amazed at how the brain of a child works... The way they can think up any excuse in a matter of seconds, especially when it comes to bed

How To Connect With Your Spouse

Do You Have A Connection With Your Spouse?- It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that marriages are under constant threat of breakdown. But, in case you need

Back to School Blues – For Mom!

You wave goodbye, smile, and give a quick nod in encouragement. Looking at the face of this nervous, anxious child doing their best to be brave. There might even be

How Sound Affects Our Children

How Sound Affects Our Children - Today's guest post is written by Sarah Jones. who is the Editor of Headphone Selection? She loves all sound technology and firmly believes in

Overcoming Feelings of Un-Appreciation!

Overcoming Feelings of Un-Appreciation! Whether you just happened to stumble upon this post or have come here from my series. Know that you are in the company of a good

7 Day Emotional Detox

Would you do an emotional detox? Living in a society that is so vocal about the importance of healthy living, one would think that the emotional side of this "healthy

Motherhood Isn’t Perfect

Motherhood Isn't Perfect. I'm about to have a little rant, discussion (on motherhood)... I hope you don't mind! The fact that some people think parenting can be perfect, baffles me!

Muddy Puddles – Peppa Pig Style

Muddy puddles - Peppa Pig Style. This week has been a most welcome reprieve from the heat we've had lately. It's been raining on and off for the last few

Breastfeeding, A Dad’s Perspective

Breastfeeding...Yes, you heard right... Breastfeeding! And no, I don't have boobs full of milk! I am wanting to express (pardon the pun!) how I felt as a dad within a

The Pee Files #3 – Of The Pink Kind

Have you ever had one of those embarrassing parenting moments... when you would love to just offer a sheepish smile in apology, and vanish into thin air? I'm convinced that

Roundafire – Multicultural Reading App

Roundafire offers fun and educational storybooks in the form of a reading app, all the way from toddler to primary school years. Their library of books grows every month, with

Getting Down & Dirty

Living in today's "tech-savvy", germ-a-phobic world. I find that children are spending less and less time outdoors. Understanding technology and taking care of oneself is incredibly vital, however, there is

Ikkletots Bibs Review

Ikkletots Bibs Review - My gorgeous little Daisy is almost 20 months old. I cannot believe how she has grown. I am pleased to say that her last incisors are

Are You a MOMCHO?

Say what? What is a MOMCHO you ask? I'm almost positive that if you stop and think about it, you'll realize that you know many MOMCHO's. A MOMCHO is a

Sibling Rivalry Will Be The Death of Me!

I'm not sure what's worse. Being asked for a snack every few minutes, toddler tantrums or siblings that just won't give it a rest! Our family has incredibly good great

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