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  • what is a stroke

    6 year old explains “STROKES”

    How much does Lexi knows about strokes? Turns out A LOT….   It all started like this. One day Lexi walks up to me and says “Mommy, I need to test you…

  • The Best Kindergarten Graduation Gift

    The Best Kindergarten Graduation Gift

    Well, school has started almost everywhere. If not, it won’t be long till most kids return to school (homeschool peeps, I am authentically envious) There were no tears during Lexi’s kindergarten…

  • Holy Mother of Boobies…

    Does anyone else mourn their “motherhood” boobies? I mean, I’ve always been on the smaller side. It never really bothered me. I notice it, of course, but it hasn’t been a…

  • Safety Tips for your Babysitter

    This is a guest post from Prevent Needless Deaths While it can be nerve-wracking to find just the right babysitter, the search is worth it when you find the person who…

  • Snazaroo – Easy Kids’ Face Paints

    I travel quite a bit for work, so anytime I can attend an event at Lexi’s school I try to be there. A few months ago, her school had field day-…

  • Stuff Lexi Says: Breastfeeding Edition

    Dedicated to all of you still in the breastfeeding trenches and those who have come out from it alive 🙂 2.5 Years Old After ice cream Lexi asks for breast: “Mmmmm…

  • Finding Happiness

    Finding the route to happiness

    So… this is not going to be your typical post. In fact, this is quite a departure…. I want to talk about enlightenment… Not in a religious way, but in a…

  • How to keep kids safe at night with Side

    For the last 3 years of Alexis’ life, we have been using one of my favorite (and long-life) products, SIDE by Babyhome. Probably the one baby product we are still using…

  • 5th birthday: The age of kitty cats

    Raise your hand if you have a daughter and she’s in love with kitty cats! My hand is raised! Both of them actually because this is so true! If there could…

  • Pre-K Graduation

      I wrote about the preschool that Lexi went to this whole last year and the reasons for selecting one here. Now that the preschool stage of our lives is over,…

  • Goodbye, Preschool!

    School is over, graduation is past us and to be honest, I am more nervous than Alexis herself about her attending kindergarten. First of all, 5 is way too early to…

  • Stuff Lexi says: 2.5-3.5 years old

    Recently, I came across a note in my phone where I would write down funny and interesting things Lexi would say when she was little. I had such a laugh reading…

  • Surrogacy and Options

    The post is sponsored by Family Creations. All opinions are my own. There is more than one way to make a baby. Families and the way they grow look different depending…

  • 10 Reasons to Love Your Hydro Flask

    Sometimes I am about to write a post and I’m like “Man, this sounds like an ad!”. I have said these words before, but only because it’s true. There are certain…

  • GET FIT: Essentials for your home gym

    This post is sponsored by Kohl’s.  I was paid for this post and received the included fitness equipment as compensation. All opinions and routines are my own It’s been a while…

  • Little Sneak Peeks of Lexi’s New Room

    Lexi has grown into a girl who appreciates beauty and order. That makes me happy because, for the most part, my life lacks order due to all the travel. When we…