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The Best Blueberry-Themed First Birthday Party Ideas

The Best Blueberry-Themed First Birthday Party Ideas

I love throwing parties. I love themes. I love decorating. I love meal planning. So, when it comes to birthday parties for our kiddos, I get pretty excited. Bambino’s birthday was going to be unique this year, as it was just the four of us 

6 Tips For Renovating Your Home On A Budget

6 Tips For Renovating Your Home On A Budget

Guest Post by Rachel Porter We all wish we had unlimited funds when embarking on a home renovation project, but that simply isn’t the case for most people. More often than not, we do our renovations on a budget, and a tight one at that. 

How to Safely Move During COVID-19

How to Safely Move During COVID-19

Guest Post by Abby Drexler Moving to a new area during the height of the COVID-19 pandemic might seem like a nerve-racking experience. However, as long as certain precautions are followed, it can still be an easy and safe experience for you and your family. 

10 Unique & Personalized Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Baby

10 Unique & Personalized Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Baby

With the Holiday sneaking up on us, Finding the perfect gift for a baby can be tough. There are so many options, and if you’re like me, you want to find a personable, useful, and unique gift. Etsy has been my go-to for baby gifts… 

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

What Does Homeowners Insurance Cover?

Guest Post by Rachael Harper For many, a home is a massive financial asset and one of their most significant investments. That said, getting protection in the form of homeowners insurance is considered a smart move. Those who take out a mortgage to purchase their 

Disgusting, Yet Satisfying:  How to Strip Your Laundry

Disgusting, Yet Satisfying: How to Strip Your Laundry

I recently came across a new cleaning technique — Laundry Stripping. And I am in awe! As someone who loves cleaning and organizing, as well as instant results, I was intrigued to learn more. So, I teamed up with Dr. Elizabeth Mullans, a Board-Certified Dermatologist 

15 Simple Ways to Play with Counting Bears

15 Simple Ways to Play with Counting Bears

I am a big fan of multi-functional toys for our kids. A versatile toy cuts down on clutter, saves us money, and keeps Chulengo entertained for more extended periods. This set of counting bears has been a regular favorite in our house. Why is this 

5 Easy Ways to Teach Your Toddler at Home

5 Easy Ways to Teach Your Toddler at Home

Last year, I enrolled Chulengo in preschool to encourage him to socialize with kids his age. He was making friends, learning new skills, and blossoming. I was relying on his part-time preschool gig to give me some time alone to bond with our new baby, 

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy While Nursing Your Infant

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy While Nursing Your Infant

Ok, if you have followed this blog for any time, you know I can be pretty Type-A. I love to plan ahead and always be prepared. Sometimes it works out in my favor, other times it doesn’t. As I prepared for Bambino’s arrival, Chulengo was 

16 Ways to Help Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby

16 Ways to Help Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby

As we prepared for our second child, Bambino, to arrive, I was petrified of how Chulengo, our toddler, was going to adjust to the new baby. I was worried about how my relationship with him would change. We had finally gotten into a good routine.