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  • 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…

  • Stuff Lexi Says: Breastfeeding Edition

    Dedicated to all of you still in the breastfeeding trenches and those who have come out from it alive πŸ™‚ 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…

  • 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. Β 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…

  • Sit straight, girl!

    This post brought to you by ALEX Wearable Posture Tracker and Coach. The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Art of Making a Baby. As the tallest girl…

  • A closer look at Sprout baby food

    This post brought to you by Sprout Organic Foods . The content and opinions expressed below are that of The Art of Making a Baby. My friend, Kristen, wrote a guest…

  • Re-branding and new life questions

    If you missed this post on my life changes, Andrew and I are no longer together. I am contemplating writing more about it, simply because it’s a part of my life…

  • Sometimes it’s better to just part ways…

    I wanted to wait to write this post until things were closer to being final… As someΒ of you have noticed, AndrewΒ and I have not been together for quite a while now.…

  • Let’s go camping in Florida

    Note: Kohl’s has provided us with a $50 gift card for the giveaway and the products listed above. The Backstory With spring approaching and Lexi getting older, I have been thinking…

  • To key to growth is exposure

    One day completely confused from all the traveling we have been doing, I brought Lexi to her ballet class on the wrong day. The teacher was sweet enough to let Lexi…

  • Here is why you’re still fat…

    If you care about your childrens’ health and your own health, I urge you to take the time to listen to this lecture from University of California.…

  • Love this for our air travel!

    This is not an ad ( I know things can sound that way and it’s hard to differentiate these days), but I have to say I have really enjoyed peace of…

  • Breastfeeding a 4 year old at the airport

    Our flight is delayed and Lexi is crashed out. She asked for boobie before she went down. I haven’t spoken about breastfeeding for a long time because it has almost ceased.…

  • Best Apps for SAHMs, WAHMs and WOHMs

    I’ve been writing this post in my head all of my motherhood life. My goal has always been to be a lean mean efficient machine and being a mother sort of…

  • Pre-Pregnancy Check List

    It is kind of surprising that considering how big I am on pregnancy preparation and the fact that my blog was born out of trying to prepare to conceive, I don’t…