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3 Tips for Safer Bath-time with Infants

Anderson just turned 10 months old and as you can imagine, my little baby is quickly getting into EVERYTHING around my house (hello, baby proofing!), so keeping him safe has become a top priority as he is crawling, trying to pull up, and ALWAYS on the go.

Even in the bathtub!

Today I’m sharing 3 tips that have helped me keep him safe during bath time, especially now that he’s no longer a “tiny baby” but nearing 20 pounds in weight and VERY wiggly!

Use a Laundry Basket

Yes you heard me right! While his baby bath (we used this one for reference) was great when he was under 6 months old and not very mobile, he is far to large for it now, but I still wanted to contain him in our bathtub and give him something to hold onto as well. read more

How to Prepare for Natural Childbirth

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How to earn extra money from your phone

If you are an expecting mama who is considering having a natural labor… 

How to Plan and Prepare for The Natural Labor you have been Dreaming About! read more

It Works Super Reds Review

When your 6 year old begs for her new super food drink DAILY… you know it tastes THAT good!

This is a TOTAL mom win for me too 

 I know that antioxidants are the key to GLOW 

 from the inside out.

Did you know???

Drinking antioxidants every day can 

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▫️Boosts your health

▫️Helps protect against oxidative and metabolic stress to preserve a youthful appearance

▫️Supports your skin, brain, and body to maintain healthy, balanced defense against damaging free radicals  read more

Super Reds for Super Moms and Super Kids

SUPER MOMS & SUPER KIDS need a SUPER healthy drink 

We are falling into a healthier version of us one sip at a time with this SUPER drink!

Who wants to boost their immunity with a yummy drink your whole family begs for?

Super Reds for Super Moms

Look and feel younger with this fruit-infused supplement.

It Works! is rolling out the red carpet for this nutritional powerhouse of naturally sourced berries, fruits, and superfoods from across the globe. With more than 30 vibrant antioxidants and vitamin-infused ingredients, you’ll give your body all the Vitamin A, C, and B-complex it needs for an entire day—in just one serving. For a nutritious boost that helps build your body’s defenses to stress†, mix one packet (6.0 g) of It Works! Super Reds with 8 oz. of water or juice. Learn how to use this in your daily nutrition routine! read more

Is Your Child Old Enough to Babysit? 7 Signs to Watch For

Is Your Child Old Enough to Babysit? 7 Signs to Watch For

Babysitting is a great first job for many. It can also be a great responsibility for a child who has younger siblings. How do you know when your child is old enough to begin babysitting? Here are seven things to consider.

#1. What is your state’s law?

Whether you think your child is ready or not, every state has a law for a minimum age in which children can be left home alone, or in the care of other children. Look into your state’s laws before you continue on.

#2. Does Your Child Follow Directions? read more

5 Tips for Indoor Container Gardening

Here are five great tips for indoor container gardening:

  • Have proper drainage – It’s very important that you have nice, big holes in your pots for proper drainage. If not, the soil will not drain well and the roots of your plants will die.
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    How to Cut a Watermelon For Kids

    I don’t know about you… but when I think of summer I think of

    Watermelon!

    Fruit is such a healthy choice for kids. When they are hot, watermelon helps them stay hydrated because it is mostly made of water… They never turn it down… Plus, it is in season!

    The biggest problem I have with watermelon is that it is.

    Messy!

    Finally, I’ve found out how to cut a watermelon for kids to easily pick up! Plus, it turns it into a finger food which is great when they are running around outside or at a picnic or party. read more

    My 3rd Home Birth Story

    Is Home Birth Right for You?

    SIX MONTH AGO… I had a baby in my bedroom.

    (That’s one way to start a conversation, right? Haha!)

    I was 3 days away from my due date… feeling pretty miserable…

    I was not feeling like the pregnant Goddess in the picture above…

    I WAS OVER IT.


    I was not sleeping. My stomach felt so HUGE! It was so hard to get comfortable at night…

    I’m just telling it like it was… I was laying in bed praying that I would go into labor because I really didn’t think I could make it much longer. read more

    13 Must Have Baby Products in 2019

    If you are new around here… I just had my 3rd baby 6 months ago!

    Read My Home Birth Story Here

    There is a little bit of a gap between my middle child and my now baby (5.5 years!) so I sort of felt like a new mom again this go around.

    It was really hard for me to remember what I actually needed for a baby… not what I was “supposed” to buy… but what I was ACTUALLY going to use.

    So that’s why I’m coming here… 6 months into this baby mama thing… sharing what I’m actually using and what you really should have on your registry. read more

    Two Healthy Halloween Treats

    Can I be honest… Halloween isn’t my favorite. 
    Because all I am hearing lately is…

    “Can I have a piece of candy?” 
    “Can I have a piece of candy?” 
    “Can I have a piece of candy?”

     

    I usually can avoid this battle altogether… but during Halloween…

    CANDY IS EVERYWHERE!!! 

    Besides the obvious… SUGAR IS MY NEMESIS. 

     

    It really can be detrimental to our health (and our kid’s health too!)

     

    When our kids eat too much sugar they are more likely to get sick, get cavities, and just BE CRAZY PEOPLE!! 

     

    So here are some  Healthy Halloween Treats  my girls get excited about (without any of the sugar!)

     

    Two Healthy Halloween Treats

     

     

     What are your BEST tips to help your kids limit the sugar during Halloween?