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36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

After taking 12 weeks of natural birthing classes, we received news that Chulengo was breech. After a failed version, and weeks of baby flipping exercises, Chulengo didn’t budge, and I surrendered to the idea that he would arrive via c-section. I had spent so much […]

Nursing Gear Must-Haves

Nursing Gear Must-Haves

If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you will know that Chulengo and I have had our challenges during our 19-month nursing journey. I am so thankful that we have made it this far, as nursing has helped in so […]

The Ideal Toddler Activity Schedule

The Ideal Toddler Activity Schedule

After staying home with my son for the past year and a half, I have realized one thing.  As much as I want to embrace the ambiguity of the day, have a free spirit, and fly by the seat of my pants, I need SOME […]

50 Toddler Gifts Under $50 – No Batteries Required!

50 Toddler Gifts Under $50 – No Batteries Required!

The holidays are right around the corner!  Are you shopping for a toddler?  Here is a list of 50 gifts for that special toddler, all under $50 for the budget savvy shoppers!  The best part?  None of these gifts require batteries! Sit N Spin Slide Water […]

Getting Through A Nursing Strike

Getting Through A Nursing Strike

This past week was one of the toughest emotional weeks since Chulengo was born.  He was sick and had Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease.  He didn’t want to eat or drink anything.  When the poor guy would swallow food, he would screech in pain.  I knew […]

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

When we were expecting Chulengo, we lived in a small apartment.  So, when we put together our registry, I focused on items that were going to help us out in the long run.  Lucky that I did, because although we have moved since having Chulengo, […]

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

Congratulations!  You are expecting a baby!!  You know what else you should be expecting?  To change at least 2500 diapers in the first year of your little one’s life.  TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED!  TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DIAPERS!  By golly that’s a lot of diaper changing!  Let’s […]

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Must-Haves

Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Must-Haves

It is one of my favorite times of year:  Nordstrom Anniversary Sale!!  Why do I love Nordstrom?   Free shipping, free returns.  Shopping in the store is not the same when I have Chulengo tagging along.  So I can shop online and try it on […]

How I Saved 28% at Target Without Using Coupons or Cartwheel Deals

How I Saved 28% at Target Without Using Coupons or Cartwheel Deals

Target and I have a love-hate relationship.  I love that they have everything I need in one store:  baby items, office supplies, groceries, clothing, gifts, they have it all.  I also hate that they have everything I need in one store.  I want to buy […]

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

Have you ever read a book to your child and they prompt you to read it again?  And again?  And again?  If you get lucky, your little one picks a book that is enjoyable to read over and over.  But, what happens when the book […]