Monthly Archives: October 2016


Little ghosts, goblins, witches and fairies. Another Halloween night is ahead and there are a few things to keep in mind to make sure the night is full of more treats than tricks.

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Labor of Laughter

The sound of a baby’s laugh…could quite possibly be the BEST sound in the world.

That moment of pure happiness and joy. The sound echoes as sweet and innocently as the small person who shared it with everyone around.

Not only is that smile to die for, but the laugh…that contagious belly giggle that every mom longs to hear…melts your heart.

I doubt anyone will argue any of that. However…I join many others who will likely argue that a baby laugh doesn’t come without long hours and patience.

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Toys: They’re Totally for the Baby…

Bouncy, squishy, squeaky and colorful. Baby toys are definite attention grabbers, and I think that’s the point.

They are made to draw a baby in and get those little wheels turning. But…what happens when mom or dad get mesmerized by the mirrors and silky tags?

Okay, so maybe it isn’t so much that as it is just pure excitement to see baby play with something new…but whatever it is, I find myself often getting way more excited about new baby toys…than baby.

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You May Be Putting Your Teen Driver at Risk

It’s Teen Driving Awareness Week and officials with AAA are encouraging parents to set good examples for their young drivers.

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Dirty Little Crisis

The air is crisp as the autumn sun shines through a mixture of the browns, oranges, and yellows that paint a sea of trees.

It’s a beautiful fall morning. And what a better way to soak it all in (and finally get baby in those ADORABLE new boots) then to head out to enjoy an annual fall festival.

The new momma checklist is a hefty one. Extra clothes, a jacket, socks, diapers, toys, bink…Tylenol, blankets..essentially the nursery. However; as a new mom of nearly 5 months I experienced a false sense of confidence.

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