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    20+ INDOOR CHRISTMAS CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS
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    TRAVELING ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS
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    OUR APPROACH TO SLEEP
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Kacie

20+ INDOOR CHRISTMAS CRAFTS & ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

20 Christmas Crafts And Activities For Toddlers
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Christmas season is my favorite time of the year and it’s even more fun with kids. But it also means it’s cold and rainy and not as much fun to be outside. To entertain Hazel and to get us in the Christmas spirit we’ve been doing a lot of fun Christmas themed indoor activities (we’ve even built a snowman inside!). I thought I’d share of what we’ve been doing in case you want to do them too. A lot of these are activities that we do year-round and I’ve just added a

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TIPS FOR SURVIVING FLU SEASON WITH KIDS

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So we were at the library the other day and a little kid stuck his hands in Iris’ mouth and Hazel licked the library table. I busted out my Nice ‘n Clean Antibacterial Hand Wipes so fast and started wiping down the table. Haha! But that’s not even the worst of the things that have been in Hazel’s mouth. She also ate dog poop twice and licked the side of the trash can (we’re really good parents ;)) Hazel has always been

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TRAVELING ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

The Best Traveling Activities For Toddlers
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The holiday season means traveling for a lot of people, and with toddlers, that can be very stressful. When we go on road trips with the girls, Hazel is always in the backseat asking “we amost der?” and then she’ll tell Iris “Is ok, Iris, we amost der.” It’s absolutely adorable for the first five minutes of our trip, but after a few hours it’s not as cute. Haha! Through our many road trips, I’ve learned that if you’re not prepared with activities, your toddler will cry…a lot. So I make

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CYBER WEEK SALES + A GIFT GUIDE FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY

Cyber Monday Sales
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There are so many good sales happening! I wanted to make it easy for you all, so I included the list of sales in alphabetical order. I also included a gift guide with items for the entire family. All you have to do is click on the image and it will take you to that product.

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ACTIVITY ADVENT CALENDAR + PRINTABLE

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Christmas gets better and better each year. I honestly think Christmas is more fun as an adult/parent than it is as a kid. I love getting to carry on traditions that I did when I was a kid, and create new ones for my girls. Now that Hazel is two, I’m super excited to start the tradition of doing an activity advent calendar each Christmas with the girls

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OUR CHRISTMAS CARD

Holiday Christmas
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I need your guys’ help!Which Christmas card should I do this year? We took family pictures in October (I’ll be sharing more of them next week) and I’m trying to decide not only which family pictures to use for our cards, but also which card design to do. For the last few years I’ve been getting our Christmas cards from Minted, and I have

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THE BEST DRUGSTORE EYE CREAM

Olay Eyes Review
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Corduroy Pants | White Sweater: similar

I remember when Hazel was just a few hours old and my father-in-law looked at me and said “you look tired”. I wanted to reply “Duh! I only got two hours of sleep last night because I just had a baby!” But instead I just smiled and said “Do I? I feel pretty good.” Two years, plus another baby later, and I’m officially tired. Ha! Or at least that’s what my under eyes would tell you. I’ve gotten pretty used to less sleep, so I don’t feel super tired, but these dark circles under my

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OUR APPROACH TO SLEEP

Sleep Training
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Iris’ Outfit | Iris’ BowJelly Cat Bunny | Crib Mobile | DIY Lyrics Wall Hanging: similar | Rocking Recliner Chair | Crib: similar | Jute Rug

Both of my girls are really good sleepers (Hazel started sleeping through the night at 5 months old, and Iris at 2 months old, Hazel takes a 2-3 hour nap in the afternoon, and Iris takes 1 or 2 short naps in the morning and a 3-4 hour nap in the afternoon), and whenever I mention how long they sleep for, I get asked what my secret is. Truthfully, every

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CAR SEAT SAFETY TIPS + BRITAX MARATHON CLICKTIGHT CONVERTIBLE CAR SEAT REVIEW

Best Convertible Carseat
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Britax Marathon ClickTight Convertible Car Seat

Where is the safest seat to install a car seat in a car? When can I switch my child from rear facing to forward facing? Is the belt tight enough on my child? Is the car seat secure enough in my car?…there are so many things to consider when it comes to installing a car seat. We all want to keep our children safe, but how do

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GREAT HAIR DAY: #PANTENE14DAYCHALLENGE

pantene 14 day hair challenge
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“You always want what you can’t have.” That is so true when it comes to hair. People with fine, silky hair want volume, people with curly hair want smoother, less frizzy hair, etc. In my case, I have thick, coarse hair, and I want more shine. My biggest hair struggle is that my hair gets very dry and dull (especially on the ends). I use a lot of heat on my hair which causes hair damage. It makes my hair

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