Holidays

 

Celebrating Holiday Traditions with Hallmark Holiday Cards at Walmart

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias #HallmarkHolidayMoments Hallmark Holiday Cards: Thanksgiving has come and gone so I am really excited to begin everything Christmas. This is the first year that Aiden is really getting into the holiday spirit so it has been fun introducing him to all of our…

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The Secret to a Cry-Free Santa Visit with a Toddler

We have a very interesting relationship with Santa in our house. Over the last three years, Aiden has been more and more interested in Santa but has never been a big fan of actually meeting him and especially not sitting in his lap. This time we feel like we’ve finally figured out the secrets to a cry-free toddler Santa visit…

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Working with a Professional Photographer: 5 Holiday Photography Tips Every Mom Should Know

On Friday we had our annual holiday photo shoot for Aiden in his Christmas pajamas. You can read more about my round-up of holiday pjs here. I thought I would share my top 5 holiday photography tips for getting the perfect holiday pajama shot when working with a professional photographer. 5 Holiday Photography Tips When Working With a Photographer It…

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Teaching Thankfulness: Top 5 Thanksgiving Books for Toddlers

With Thanksgiving right around the corner, I wanted to reinforce the concept of thankfulness with our toddler. The best way, I’ve found to teach any concept is to do it through reading and games. There are some excellent Thanksgiving books out there so I thought I would round up the five best Thanksgiving books for toddlers that we are reading…

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The Best Holiday Pajamas for Toddlers

We always get holiday photos of Aiden done. It’s a great opportunity to track his growth and the photos make a sweet gift. Last year our photographer did a pajama holiday photo shoot and the pictures came out so cute (as you can see in this post). So, we are doing it again this year! The hardest part of the…

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