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Check out Beane and Company

My cousin has opened up her own website selling handmade baby outfits and accessories.  She makes and sells beautiful baby dresses, stroller bags, handbags for mom, aprons, etc..so please, check … Continue reading

July 25, 2008 · Leave a comment

Am I in Labor? How should I know??

My 9 month pregnant girlfriend called me up today a little distressed. She is only 4 days away from her due date and STILL no baby. Since I am a … Continue reading

July 25, 2008 · Leave a comment

Potty Training and Constipation

In hindsight, I guess we might have tried to push Aidan to potty train before he was ready, but 3 1/2 years old seemed plenty old enough! Actually, he potty … Continue reading

July 25, 2008 · 4 Comments

Ditch the Baby Weight without Ditching the Baby

When you are a mom, and especially when you are an Octopus Mom, you need to use every minute of the day. EVERY MINUTE. We have the same number of … Continue reading

July 24, 2008 · Leave a comment

How Much Money can you Save Making your Own Baby Food?

So , my last two posts got me to thinking. All these years I have made my own baby foods, so how much money was I really saving?  I decided … Continue reading

July 24, 2008 · Leave a comment

Saving Money with a Baby

There are many ways to save money when you have children. At first, most of us get caught in the “new mommy” loop of buying new clothes and toys every … Continue reading

July 23, 2008 · 1 Comment

How much money you can save by Breastfeeding?

I was reading a very interesting blog which I am going to promptly add to my blogroll entitled..www.thesimpledollar.com which is a blog basically about…you guessed it…saving money.  The article I … Continue reading

July 23, 2008 · Leave a comment

Breasfeeding gets easier Part 2:

In response to my previous blog “Breastfeeding Gets Easier…I swear”, I had a LLL consultant comment that my thoughts on breastfeeding were a bit unrealistic.  I have breastfeed 3 children … Continue reading

July 22, 2008 · 1 Comment

Life, Death, a 3 year old, & a Baby Bird

For the past few weeks, my children and I have had the pleasure of watching a Robin’s nest outside our back window. At first, the mother bird sat tentatively on … Continue reading

July 17, 2008 · 3 Comments

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