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Welcome Local Mom Leader- Amber

Welcome Local Mom Leader- Amber

Hello.  My name is Amber, and I’m an accidental natural parent.  Three and a half years ago, when my son was born, I was a firm believer in disposable diapers, store bought baby food, and Johnson & Johnson baby products.  Now, I cloth diaper, make my own baby food, wear my kids, and refuse unnecessary […]

Welcome Austin’s Local Mom Leader- Amber!

Welcome Austin’s Local Mom Leader- Amber!

Hello.  My name is Amber, and I’m an accidental natural parent.  Three and a half years ago, when my son was born, I was a firm believer in disposable diapers, store bought baby food, and Johnson & Johnson baby products.  Now, I cloth diaper, make my own baby food, wear my kids, and refuse unnecessary […]

Karate Kid and the potty… Our Journey to Chonies!

Karate Kid and the potty… Our Journey to Chonies!

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Well lets just say our story is very lack luster. It starts with “He” and ends with “did it himself”. I was not a player in this game. He literally was in a diaper Saturday and halfway through Sunday he said he wanted to go on the pee pee on the potty. (mommy jumping up […]

It will happen.

It will happen.

I’ll be honest. I don’t have much to offer in the way of advice or tips when it comes to potty training. I wish I did. I wish I had THE answer, but the fact is, there just isn’t one. I fully believe that there is a window of opportunity in which you can be […]

Have Orbit Will Travel

Have Orbit Will Travel

There once was a little girl who traveled across the globe to foreign lands. Equipped with a backpack full of games, and magazines she would sit back in her airplane seat and travel the planet without a care in the world. By the time she was 10 she had traversed the globe, and visited places […]

Potty Training Tips for Boys and Girls

Potty Training Tips for Boys and Girls

  I first set my little guy on the potty at exactly one years old. He screamed his sweet little head off. I wanted introduce the potty as soon as possible  in hopes of early potty training. Yeah, that didn’t happen. It did not take me long to realize you can’t force these things. When […]

We dont potty train!

We dont potty train!

That’s right folks…you heard it here.  We don’t potty train and our kids aren’t in diapers in high school! I cant tell you the amount of times I have read this very statement on so many parenting boards all over the internet…”you don’t want your high schooler in diapers do you?”.  In reference to 3 […]

My Newest *MUST HAVE* for Infants: Ergobaby Swaddler

My Newest *MUST HAVE* for Infants: Ergobaby Swaddler

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Okay, I have to (NEED to) tell you all about my new favorite baby item at the moment. The new Ergobaby Swaddlers are thebomb.com. (Yeah I said it, I referenced that amazing early 2000’s slang to describe this product.) When Ergo sent me this to try I was excited but not that excited. I’ve tried […]

the good mother myth: Book Review

the good mother myth: Book Review

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“Her kids have always slept through the night, and even if they don’t, she still manages to look like she has had eight hours of uninterrupted sleep. There is always a well-balanced, home cooked meal on her dinner table. She holds down a fulfilling job while still finding time to join the PTA, run the […]