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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

    One thing is certain, every birth story is different! Read my 3rd Home Birth Story where I had a back up midwife, a blow up birth tub, and my water broke in the bathroom before getting to hold my third baby.

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

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

    Is Home Birth Right for You?

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    3 Days Before My 3rd Home Birth

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

    Where was the pregnant Goddess who is in the picture above?…

    I WAS OVER IT.

    My stomach felt so HUGE! It was so hard to get comfortable at night… 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!!  read more

    How To Get Your Kids To Brush Their Teeth… And Have Fun!

    If you have little ones around the house, then you’ve probably had this issue.

    Your kiddos don’t want to brush their teeth!! Or they do the absolute minimum and you have to hound them to even do that.

    Imagine this… Your kids BEG you each night to run and go brush their teeth!

    Would that change your morning or bedtime?

    Could it really get done WITHOUT the struggle? 

    Our 7 year old had a specific thing she wanted for Christmas, an Amazon Dot, which is a little hockey puck like device which is voice activated and plays music, games, plus a ton of other “Smart Home” features. read more

    Don’t Forget to Send Love to This Person on Valentine’s Day

    As moms sometimes we send love to everyone else…

    our kids

    our husbands

    our parents

    our siblings

    our neighbors

    our mailman

    But then we forget this one very important person….

    Watch to Learn the Four Steps to Change That Today

    P.S. If you are ready to make the steps to take care of your health today, Click Here to be my Product Tester and start getting results you will LOVE!

    How to Teach Your Child to Problem Solve without a Tantrum

    “Why is Jonny not listening to me? I’m just trying to help!”

    by Jeana Kinne, MA an Early Childhood Developmental Specialist

    I was asked this question by a parent I was working with. When her three-year-old son Jonny became frustrated, he would yell and throw items across the room. This mom would try and talk to Jonny, but he would look the other way, like he was ignoring her! Mom became frustrated that this scene was happing a few times a week, so she came to me for help. She wanted to know how to prevent little Jonny from having these meltdowns. read more

    Melted Crayon Halloween Pumpkin

    ‘Tis the season for all Fall Crafts! 

    And of course when the leaves start dropping… It’s Pumpkin Time! 

    I personally love finding cute ways to decorate pumpkins that don’t involve carving… 

    When you carve a pumpkin, it gets MESSY – Plus I just get nervous with the kids around sharp objects lol.

    This is a SUPER cute idea that will give you a unique pumpkin + PLUS use all those broken crayons you have laying around your craft room.

    If you want a HACK to help your pumpkin stay cute all season long, check out three tips to help your pumpkin last. read more