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Surviving Potty Training

I’ve been there, three times now! Potty training is one of those things that every parent dreads, and for good reason. It’s not easy. It’s stressful, time-consuming, messy, gross, smelly, and usually s-l-o-w going. After potty training three children, I have learned a lot about the process. I have made Continue Reading

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Who Do Greeting Cards Think They Are?

I know you’ve been there. You’re running out the door to yet another child’s birthday party, and you realize that you forgot to buy a greeting card. How will Johnny know that this re-gifted set of play-doh is from you without a card? You zip over to CVS, grab the Continue Reading

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Changes for the New Year

A new year seems to be synonymous with change, doesn’t it? It’s a chance to make an improvement, start something new, or ditch a bad habit (or all of the above). Do you make New Year’s resolutions? I never did until recently. Or maybe I half-heartedly made them in the Continue Reading

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Shop My Instagram Looks!

I am happy to announce that you can now easily shop my Instagram looks right here on my blog! You will always be able to find my Instagram photos under Cool Style > Shop My Instagram Looks. I will link everything that is linkable, and if something is sold out, Continue Reading

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The Ugly Side to Childbirth

The men reading this are thinking, “Doesn’t that imply there’s a beautiful side though?”  I’m kidding, of course. I’m sure plenty of men appreciate the miracle of childbirth, and even see the beauty in it. But regardless, this post isn’t really for the men anyway. It’s for the mothers.  As Continue Reading

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My Chore Reward System

Did you receive allowance money as a child? Or any type of reward? I did not. My parents apparently had the same policy as Childish Sadbino’s parents; if I completed my chores, I was allowed to continue living there. I am the youngest of four children, so this was already Continue Reading

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Bryce’s Nursery

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, click here. I don’t think I enjoy decorating anything as much as I enjoy decorating a nursery. It is such a special project because it makes the baby’s imminent arrival so much more real, doesn’t it? You are creating something for a Continue Reading

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Undoing a Lifetime of Bad Eating Habits

It was time for me to face it—I had to change my eating habits. It was quite a run, but my body was finally telling me, “no more”.  A year ago, if someone asked me to describe my diet, I could easily sum it up—picture the eating habits of a Continue Reading

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Perfect Baked French Fries

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, click here. I have tried about a thousand baked french fry recipes, and as a self-proclaimed fry connoisseur, I hated them all. All one thousand were terrible and left me wondering why anyone on planet earth eats baked fries. That’s an oxymoron, Continue Reading

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Hair Bun Donut

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, click here. I am completely untalented when it comes to styling my hair. I can’t even give myself a braid! So, my hair is always either down or up in a ponytail. That’s all I got in my repertoire! Lol. In addition Continue Reading

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