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IRIS’ WHIMSICAL NURSERY

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White Maxi Dress c/o PinkBlush | Iris’ Bow | Curtains | Baskets | Bunny Stuffed Animal | Swan Stuffed Animal | Goose Stuffed Animal | Giant Flamingo | Finn and Emma Play Gym | Crib Mobile | DIY Lyrics Wall Hanging: similar | Rocking Recliner Chair | Crown Pillow | Swan Mount | Faux Fiddle Leaf Tree | Owl Night Light | Crib: similar | Faux Fur Rug | Jute Rug | Book Shelves | Smaller Triangle Shelves | Large Triangle Shelf | Flora and The Flamingo Book | Candle | Changing Pad | Dresser Knobs | Diaper Genie | Rocking Horse | White Pillow Cover | Mirror: similar similar | Bunny Roo I Love You book | The Magical World Inside of You book | Ten Little Fingers and Ten Little Toes book | On The Night You Were Born book | A Unicorn Named Sparkle Book | If I Could Keep You Little book

I absolutely love the way Iris’ room turned out. It’s simple and neutral with whimsical touches and soft pops of pink. My favorite thing in the nursery is the song lyric sign hanging over her crib. Iris was named after my mom and my grandma (who passed away when I was 12, but I was very very close to her). Iris’ middle

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WHY WE CHOOSE PAMPERS DIAPERS

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Tan Top | Jeans | Iris’ Bow | Pampers Swaddlers

Iris and I got to fly out to Cincinnati a few weeks ago to visit P&G headquarters, home of Pampers diapers. We learned about the science behind Pampers diapers, what makes them great, and how much thought Pampers puts into their diapers. Up until that trip, I didn’t know much about what goes into making a diaper. I knew I liked

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OUR BEDTIME ROUTINE WITH A TODDLER & BABY

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Bedtime, every mom’s favorite time of the day, with nap time being a close second. Haha! Just kidding. I love when my girls are awake too. But I also love that they are good little sleepers. One of the biggest reasons I think they sleep so well, is because we have a consistent bedtime routine. Bath, lotion, books, songs, sleep. We use

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5 BABY SHOWER GIFTS FOR 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

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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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HOW TO HELP YOUR TODDLER ADJUST TO A NEW BABY

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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

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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

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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

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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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