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Kacie

5 BABY SHOWER GIFTS FOR MOM

gifts for a new mom
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Ring Sling c/o Chekoh | Backpack Diaper Bag c/o Coco + Kiwi

A mom carries her baby for 40 weeks. She deals with the aches and pain of pregnancy, the emotional roller coaster of changing hormones, and the stress of being responsible for another human. She deserves to be treated to something just for her. The baby will get a lot of gifts at the baby shower and when he/she is born. Mom will sacrifice buying something for herself so she can buy diapers or wipes or an adorable outfit for her little one. So why not

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THE TRANSITION TO TWO KIDS

the transition to two kids
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Midi Dress: here and here | Cody’s Navy Blue Shirt: similar | Hazel’s Dress | Iris’ Denim Romper: similar similar similar | Iris’ Bow | Porch Swing | Fern Leaf Pillows

I’m three months into being a mother to two kids (Iris 3 months and Hazel 22 months), and I’ve got to say, it’s way easier than I expected. It’s been so much fun and I’m really loving it! That’s not to say that it hasn’t had its struggles, but I think

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MY 5 MINUTE MAKEUP ROUTINE

5 minute makeup routine
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L’oreal Magic Lumi Primer | IT Cosmetics CC Cream (color: fair) | Tarte Shape Tape Concealer (color: fair)| Real Techniques Sponge | RCMA Powder | Too Faced Bronzer (color: light/medium)| Makeup Geek Blush (color: rendezvous) | Maybelline Brow Precise Micro Pencil (color: dark brown) | Anastasia Beverly Hills Dipbrow Pomade (color: medium brown) | Maybelline Master Precise Liquid Eyeliner (color: black) | Maybelline Great Lash (color: very black) | BECCA Highlighter (color: moonstone) | Sigma F20 Large Powder Brush | Sigma F40 Contour Brush | MAC 224 Blending Brush | Morphe 501 Brush | MAC Viva Glam II Lipstick

If I’m being completely honest, this makeup routine probably takes me more like 7 minutes, but 5 minutes is a better title. Haha! Before becoming a mom, I used to take a lot longer to get ready, but now, I barely have enough time, so I’ve had to take some steps out of my routine (no more fancy eyeshadow) and find little tricks to make applying my makeup faster. Like using the

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HOW TO HELP YOUR TODDLER ADJUST TO A NEW BABY

transition to being a big sibling
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Hazel’s Tie Front Top c/o Pink Blush | Iris’ Floral Dress c/o Pink Blush

The arrival of a new baby can be a huge adjustment for a toddler. Hazel was 19 months old when Iris was born, and I was worried she’d struggle with the fact that she now has to share Mommy and Daddy. Especially because, being a stay-at-home mom, she has gotten 100% off my attention her entire life. So throughout my pregnancy and since bringing baby sister, Iris, home, we have made a conscious effort to

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5 WAYS TO TEACH TODDLERS COLORS

ways to teach toddlers colors
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The earlier you start teaching your child colors, the better,  but don’t get discouraged if it takes a while for them to learn and recognize colors. Children start to be aware of the different colors around the age of 18 months, but it’s usually not until the age of 3 or 4 that they can name colors. In other words, children comprehend the

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3 MUST-HAVES FOR OUTINGS WITH KIDS

three must haves for outings with kids
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Dress c/o SheIn | Tortoise Earrings | Diaper Bag | Gathre Leather Mat | UPPAbaby Vista Stroller

The girls and I get out of the house almost every day. We go on walks, go to library time, the toddler gym, the park, the store, etc. At first, I was so intimidated to take the girls out of the house, worried I

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CHERISHING THE NEWBORN STAGE

newborn photos
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Off The Shoulder Dressc/o Pink Blush | Iris’ Bow| Glider Chair| Crown Pillow | Faux Fiddle Leaf | DIY Crib Mobile

The newborn stage flies by! Your hear everyone say it but you don’t really realize it until it’s gone. When you’re in the newborn stage, sometimes it can feel like it’s going to last forever. The sleepless night, the crying baby who only stops crying when you’re standing up but all you want to do is sit down, the unpredictable day to day routine. It can be a tough stage to get through. And then in a blink of an eye, it’s gone. Gone are the sleepless nights (well, mostly), gone is the sound of newborn cries. But with that means so many of the

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DIY CRIB MOBILE

easy diy crib mobile tutorial
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Yarn

Picture Frame (in the size you want your tassels)

Scissors

Stick/Branch

I struggled to find a crib mobile I loved for Iris’s nursery. Well, actually, all the ones I found that I loved were over $100 and I just couldn’t bring myself to spend that much on a crib mobile. So instead, I decided to make one. This crib mobile only cost me $15 to

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10 OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES FOR TODDLERS

10 outdoor activities for toddler
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When the weather is nice, we like to spend as much time as possible outside. There’s just something about being outside in the sun that really wears a kid out and makes them nap extra good, which this mama is a fan of. Haha! Of course, we do the typical activities like going for a walk, going to the park, and swimming at the pool, but it’s also fun to get creative,

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