Parenting

Recycled Series of Firsts

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Yesterday I had six extra kids at my house. Minus my older child who was at an activity, but including twin babies. I wasn’t equipped with high chairs or baby gates, but I was armed with my best weapon: instincts from growing up with 6 younger siblings. Funny how when I had babies of my… Read More

The Luxury of Ordinary

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The other day as I was daydreaming of taking a full day off from all regular responsibilities to scrub my house top to bottom, cook a meal fit for an army, can a year’s worth of peaches, organize every closet and drawer, and generally be a true housewife, it occurred to me that it is… Read More

The Cheap Years

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  Crib on Craigslist: $50 Diapers for 2 years: $1000 Stroller: $75 Simple baby wardrobe: $400 Bottles: $50 High chair at consignment store: $20 Super safe new car seat: $100 Formula, Diaper Genie, pacifiers, toys, blankets, changing table, burp cloths, bibs, nursing supplies, sling, toys, Bumbo, and everything else you didn’t receive at the Baby… Read More

No, Your Situation is Not Different

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It would be difficult to find someone in Clark County who reads more parenting literature than myself. It’s jst part of both my jobs, plus my friends and family would surely tell you that I’m a little obsessed with parenting techniques and programs. With Supernanny available on Hulu, and online articles and blogs everywhere you… Read More