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Not alone. 730 days

Not alone. 730 days

I used to feel alone when my husband was not around. Then I became a mother. And I learned quickly what never being alone felt like. It was touching, I was constantly being touched. Someone was always watching me. Someone was always there. I wasn’t alone anymore, but why did I feel so alone? Motherhood […]

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Rearfacing Convertible Seats

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Rearfacing Convertible Seats

There are many great convertible seats out there, but only a few that I can really say are for “extended rearfacing”….since I am so passionate about kids rearfacing until at least 4 years old, I will only be going over my favorite of the extended rearfacing seats.   Extended Rearfacing Convertibles:  #1 Chicco NextFit Pros: […]

Nursing till college

Nursing till college

If you don’t like profanity, you may want to skip this post. “Doesn’t that hurt your back?” “Nope, it’s very supportive.” “Doesn’t he walk?” “Yes, he likes walking and bolting in parking lots and touching random outdoor objects….” “.. Yeah, you are going to spoil him by wearing him like that. Also, how much longer […]

Squishy’s Top Picks: Infant Seats

Squishy’s Top Picks: Infant Seats

About 300 billion times a day I get asked for a list of my favorite *insert carseat type here*….it’s not always a short explanation, because while I do have my list of seats that *I* prefer…they have their own pros and cons and some will work better for some people and their cars and children.  […]

My Favorite Cold Weather Remedies {For Children and Adults}

My Favorite Cold Weather Remedies {For Children and Adults}

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Now that the cold season is among us I thought I would share my favorite cold weather remedies. It’s not often we take actual cold medicine from the store or doctors office. My family uses alternative methods first. We find that these methods work just as well (or better!) and I am not overly worrying […]

Boosters Are For Big Kids (and sometimes adults)

Boosters Are For Big Kids (and sometimes adults)

When people learn for the first time that most kids NEED to be in boosters until around 12 years old (and some even longer)…many people flip out. “12 years old?  That’s ridiculous!” “how embarrassing for that poor child” “your scarring your kids for life and setting them up for major bullying in school” “that’s totally […]