Ten Baby Names That Really Should Have Remained Just Options

Choosing a baby name can be a daunting task. Many parents have different ideas in mind when they embark upon this quest to name their sweet little bundle of joy. For boys, parents often consider strong-sounding names, symbols of masculinity and names that represent generations past. For girls, many parents consider names that sound feminine, […]

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Conversations with My Kid – The Pregnancy Files

Who Doesn’t Love Funny Stories About Kids? Even before I became a mom, I always enjoyed being around kids. For me, it was always so refreshing to see so many different perspectives on life. You find that easily in children. Why? It’s simple. There are no preconceived notions, no barriers, no responsibilities. Life is simple […]

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The Minds of Children – Mine, In Particular

My Episodes in Toddler Parenting I often wonder what goes through a child’s mind as they dump their drink all over the table, toss their plate in the floor or otherwise make a mess. Let me rephrase that. I often wonder what is going through MY child’s mind. My baby boy recently turned three. He […]

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Love Board Games? Check Out the “Say Anything” Review and Flash Giveaway!

I recently had the chance to review a brand new party game called Say Anything, and let me tell you, this is one AWESOME board game! Let me go over the details… In terms of being a space saver, I have to give this game a good rating. The box is fairly light, small and […]

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Halloween is in the Air: An Eventful Day in the Life of Mommy

My kids can scare me worse than any horror flick… Earlier this evening, I got an email invitation from my portrait studio to schedule my son for a free photo shoot for Halloween, complete with a free photo sheet. Obviously, I’m a deal hunter and I figured I’d take advantage of this one. Well, my […]

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My Favorite Story of the Day – Ex’s Wedding Dress Success

I logged onto my computer tonight to start trying to match up my coupons and what should I see on my homepage but a picture of some guy hunting in a wedding dress! I thought to myself, “Wow! I’ve got to read this story. I can’t imagine why a guy would be hunting in a […]

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Short, Tall, Big, Small – Mommy Doesn’t Want to Know

Have you ever had a moment that you almost forgot you were potty trained? I’ve had more of these moments than I can possibly count with my son. Really. He is absolutely hilarious! In fact, if I can get him to do his favorite commercials, I’ll have to post them for you all to see. […]

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Moms Living Thrifty – 30 Day Blog Challenge – Day 03

Well, I’ve made it three days in a row! For that alone, I’m thankful. I seriously started to doubt myself the other day, but I shouldn’t be telling you all that! So, let’s get on with the post for day three… The question: What are your top five pet peeves?    Ugh…to be honest, I’d […]

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Summer Family Fun: Sprinklers and Tea Parties

My three year old daughter and I have been enjoying our summer evenings together this season. This is my first summer as a mother, and it is even more fun that I had imagined. Our little girl loves summer, and that helps me through the really hot days. She loves nothing more than to throw […]

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