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6 Ways to Have Fun When You’re Under One

Recently, I’ve realized how awesome it is to live in an area that provides so many fun experiences for children! Moms can take advantage of playgroups, special programs through colleges, church programs, and more to keep their little ones happy, engaged, and learning throughout the summer and the school year.   Buuuut, what is there […]

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It’s Okay to Hate Breastfeeding

It’s Okay to Hate Breastfeeding When I was pregnant with my son, I was incredibly naïve about breastfeeding. As a pediatric nurse, I knew the benefits of breastfeeding, but I had also had enough friends have various issues to know that it wouldn’t work for everyone. I thought I was so prepared thinking I would […]

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Bloom 2017 {Event Recap!}

This event is not possible without all of the amazing sponsors listed below! Please be sure to check each of them out, and give them some love!Spontaneity Kid Care :: Oklahoma Swim Academy :: Tavia Redburn Photography :: Moonlit Garden Aromatherapy :: Integris Health Edmond :: RXBar :: Milkies by Fairhaven Health :: More Milk Cookies :: […]

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What Not To Say to Foster Parents (And What TO Say Instead)

This past year, my family opened our home for foster care.  Before we began the process of becoming foster parents, I had very little experience or knowledge of it. I had so much respect for families who fostered,families who fostered, but I had only known of them. There was no one in my day to […]

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Learning to Live After The Loss of A Baby

Learning to live… learning is described as, ‘Knowledge acquired through experience, study, or being taught.’ Unfortunately in the case of losing a baby our knowledge is gained through experience. Experiencing every mother’s worst nightmare. When it happened to me, it was not even in the realm of possibilities and utterly shattered my soul. My brain […]

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A Letter To My Last Baby

Dear little one, You’ve turned one, and you aren’t a baby anymore, but I want you to know that you will always be my baby. Your brothers will always be my babies, too, but you are different because you are the last baby. In your first year, time has moved both slowly and quickly. I’ve […]

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To The Mamas Of Littles – It Gets Easier

I had all three of my children pretty much back-to-back-to-back.  Each time my husband and I found out we were expecting, we dreamily envisioned our little stair-step kiddos developing close knit friendships, and we were excited that our children would all be close in age. What I did not envision, however, was how tricky those early days of keeping up with a […]

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Children’s Learning Adventure Carnival Soirée {Event Recap!}

Disclosure: We partnered together with Children’s Learning Adventure for this event and to bring you this information. Thank you to amazing Cassie Duffle Photography for capturing all of the images from this event! We had a fabulous time at the Carnival Soiree with Children's Learning Adventure this past Saturday! Their facility is none like we've ever [...]
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