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FRONT PORCH SWINGING

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Hammock Swing c/o Adelisa & Co. | Floral Bonnet c/o Baby Cubby | Hazel’s White Outfit | White Maxi Dress: similar similar | Chambray Shirt: similar

I’ve always wanted a front porch swing for myself, but until I get one, I’m going to have to live vicariously through Hazel. Her hammock swing is just the

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BABY FINGER FOOD IDEAS (THAT DON’T COME FROM A BOX)

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Beaba Babycook (this color and this color are both on sale right now!)

I’ve gotten a lot of questions from you guys asking what finger foods I’m feeding Hazel because you’re wondering what types of finger foods to feed your baby. Everything I feed her is soft (a good rule of thumb is that it must be

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FIVE ACTIVITIES TO DO WITH YOUR 6+ MONTH OLD

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Floral Swimsuit (+Matching Mom Suit) c/o SunHaze | Hammock Swing c/o Adelisa & Co. | Bonnet c/o Baby Cubby | White Two Piece Set | Highchair

Hazel is 9 months old and basically just spends her days crawling around everywhere, pulling herself up on things, and attempting to walk. I know that is what she’s supposed to be doing developmentally, but I also wanted to give her more opportunities to learn and explore even more. So

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9 MONTHS WITH HAZEL

9 months with hazel
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Stacking Toy | Baby Bracelet | Hazel’s Peplum Top | DIY Handprint Tee | Open Back Shirt | Gathre Play Mat | Push Walker Toy | Freshly Picked Moccasins | Zany Zoo Toy | Sleep Set | Dream Catcher | Crib | UPPAbaby Stroller | Hazel’s Red Dress | Star Tee

Can you guys believe Hazel is another month older?! I know, you guys are probably like, Duh, Kacie, that’s how life works. Haha! But every month, I find myself wondering how she ever got to be a month older. Time is just flying by! I’m trying to soak up

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THE TRUTH ABOUT MOM GUILT

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Button Front Maxi Dress c/o Shein | Hazel’s Striped Dress c/o Zutano| Hazel’s Bow | Shag Rug

When you’re pregnant, you hear a lot  advice and stories about being a mom, but the one thing nobody warns you about is “mom guilt”. As a mom, you feel guilty about almost everything. When my husband gets up in the morning with Hazel so I can sleep in, but by

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6 SLEEP MISTAKES TO AVOID

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Hazel’s Onesie | Hazel’s PantsCrib | Crib Skirt | Dream Catcher | Bunny Rocker

Ok moms, how many of you have struggled your child’s sleep (or lack there of) at one point or another? I’m assuming every mom’s hand is raised because no child is born a prefect sleeper, although some

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5 MUST-HAVE TOYS FOR YOUR 6-9 MONTH OLD

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Toys are my favorite thing to buy for Hazel and it’s my favorite to get to play with them with her too. It’s so good for her development and great bonding time for us. I hope she always

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DIY FATHER’S DAY GIFT + MORE GIFT IDEAS

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—DIY ITEMS NEEDED—

Baby: Tee Shirt | Child’s Hand (for tracing) | Non-Toxic Paint | Piece of Paper | Freezer Paper | Pencil | Razor Knife | Iron | Fabric Paint | Piece of Cardboard | Sponge Brush

Toddler: Tee Shirt | Child Hand (for painting) | Fabric Paint

 

Sunday will be Cody’s first Father’s Day so I wanted to do something special for him. I’m getting him a big gift, but I also wanted Hazel to “make” something for him. I did a lot of brainstorming and finally came up with this hand print tee shirt idea. Let me tell you, I

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LET’S BE HONEST MAMA’S | TECHNOLOGY + KIDS

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Blush Top | Grey Sofa | Knitted Pouf | Grey Faux Fur Shag Rug | Long Horn Steer “Staredown” Print| Leather Play Mat | Activity Cube | Stacking Toy

When we were kids, our parents didn’t have to worry about computers and phone and iPads…oh, how the times have changed. For this months Let’s Be Honest Mama’s post (see posts 1, 2, & 3), we’re talking about technology use with kids. There are so many different opinions and

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