Simplifying babyhood: top items for baby’s first year and beyond

Last summer I was blessed with my third baby. It was a truly beautiful time, as I found it so much easier to relax, follow my mothering instincts and care for my baby in a simpler way than I did with the birth of my first two children. This relaxed approach wove its way not (read more…)

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10 picture books that teach important life lessons

Often as parents we get consumed by the details of our days–life speeds past while we try to catch up and just keep everyone fed, clothed, and healthy. Sometimes the rush of our busy routines leaves little time leftover to contemplate and discuss life’s important issues with our children. When, exactly, are we supposed to (read more…)

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ReFashion: Repurposing T-Shirts {and More}

Katie here. Today you can find me at Keeper of the Home, talking about the risks of soy foods. The following post was written by contributor Nicole Bennett of Gidget Goes Home. We all know clothes don’t last forever. But sometimes all an old t-shirt needs is a new chance at life. While passing clothes (read more…)

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Sunday Links: June 27

Happy Sunday!  I hope you’re all enjoying your weekend.  Things are sure heating up everywhere.  I spent a good portion of the day yesterday hosting a yard sale with some of my family; it was a sizzling summer day and eventually we were all forced to retreat to the shade of the garage. But I (read more…)

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DIY: Kid's Travel Lap Desk

Katie here. Today you’ll find me over at Simple Mom, talking about why you should let your kids get dirty. The following post was written by repurposing contributor Eren Hays San Pedro of This Vintage Chica. When I was in college, I used to make “study boards” for my roommates and friends.  They were simple (read more…)

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