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Why I’m Happy We Switched Our Toddler to Daycare

Why I’m Happy We Switched Our Toddler to Daycare

Apr 30, 2017 | No Comments

Childcare can be one of the most stressful parts of becoming a parent — it definitely was for me! There are many options available to parents. I wrote about my experience using a home care provider for Aiden. Today, Julie from Fab Working Mom Life is sharing her experience of switching her toddler to daycare […]

Small Shop Spotlight: Layla Bug Design

Small Shop Spotlight: Layla Bug Design

Apr 28, 2017 | No Comments

Another month means another Small Shop Spotlight. I love shopping small because I love supporting other mamas and I know how much love goes into each piece we buy. Plus, Aiden is rarely wearing something that anyone else is wearing 🙂 Today I am spotlighting Layla Bug Designs, an Etsy shop owned by Pari who […]

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Toddler Mom

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for the Toddler Mom

Apr 26, 2017 | No Comments

I can’t believe how close Mother’s Day is. It completely crept up to me with all the excitement around Easter! Here are some fun gift ideas for the baby or toddler mama or, really, any mama! (Feel free to pass this link along to the Dads in your life 😉) DIY ideas: There is nothing […]

Things To Do With Toddlers: Surviving Spring Showers

Things To Do With Toddlers: Surviving Spring Showers

Apr 23, 2017 | 13 Comments

Spring can be tough where we live. The weather starts to get really warm and the sun comes out but we also get a ton of rain.  The rainy days are mixed in with warmer days so it can be a major let down when we have a really nice warm week with beautiful sunshine […]

Stuff Dutch Moms Like

Stuff Dutch Moms Like

Apr 20, 2017 | 2 Comments

I love learning about different cultures. Especially now that I am a mom, I have an interest in learning about parenting in other cultures. I travel a lot for work and always make time to talk to local people about their experiences in their home countries. When I had the opportunity to read and review […]

Mom Style From Play Dates to Date Night

Mom Style From Play Dates to Date Night

Apr 14, 2017 | 45 Comments

Before having Aiden I spent a lot of money on clothes. I had outfits for work, outfits for going out, and casual outfits. Now, I spend all my money on clothes for Aiden 😆 (but really, I’m obsessed!) These days, when it comes to style, I want something I can transition to be appropriate for […]

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