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Vermont Wooden Blocks: The Absolute Coolest Blocks Ever!

{Disclaimer: We are working with Vermont Wooden Blocks to bring you this information. However, all opinions are our own!} Recently, the blog writers were given the opportunity to win a set of Vermont Wooden Blocks and I jumped at the chance. I knew right away that these would be a huge hit with my 5 year-old son, […]

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Maia at the Market

What? Did Daddy say that it’s farmers market day? OK! Let’s go! No? Oh breakfast first. Toast with peanut butter and bananas? Toast? Toast? Toast? Toast? Toast? The toast is ready! Yum. That was good. Ok, now can we go? Yay! I love the market. So many snacks and room to run. Run! RUN! Daddy, […]

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Homemade pasta

Homemade Pasta

Homemade pasta doesn’t usually rank high on a working mom’s to do list. But it’s worth it. Well, on the weekend anyway. If you feel comfortable making a pie crust, this is similar but easier. If you don’t feel comfortable making a pie crust, just focus on the easier part. And it’s very forgiving to […]

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mother monkey breastfeeding baby

Our Bodies Are Not Meant For Childbirth

Our bodies are meant for this. This innocent-sounding phrase is everywhere. You read it in novels. You hear the instructor in childbirth class repeat it again and again. And it’s all over on social media. It’s something women say to other women because they think that it is encouraging and helpful. Maybe you’ve even said […]

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nursing cover on floor

Ditch the Nursing Cover While Breastfeeding!

Ladies, can we all just agree on something? It’s time to ditch the nursing cover! You know the ones I’m talking about; they look like a strange miniature apron. And they even come in different colors and patterns so you can coordinate them with your outfit. To use one, you sling the string around your […]

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baby, stripes, headband

Please Stop Body-Shaming My Baby Girl

My baby girl is barely four months old, but she’s already the size of a six month old. She weighs about eighteen pounds. At her last check up, she measured above the ninetieth percentile for both height and weight. She is a very big baby.  Her thighs are each made up of three soft rolls […]

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