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How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids Summary + Takeaways
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How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids Summary + Takeaways

Today we’re talking all about “How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids” by Jancee Dunn including a quick book review, summary, and tips for your marriage.  How Not To Hate Your Husband After Kids How Not to Hate Your Husband After Kids is a witty and practical non-fiction account of the struggles of  Jancee…

Why Your Toddler Says “No” and How to Respond
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Why Your Toddler Says “No” and How to Respond

Today we’re talking all about the toddler defiant “No!” phase and how to respond. This post was originally published back in 2017.  The No Phase Last month it was like Lincoln fully embraced turning two and immediately switched into defiant toddler mode. One day he was agreeable, easily persuaded, and happy to go with the…

Day in the Life: 2 month old, 3 year old, 4 year old
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Day in the Life: 2 month old, 3 year old, 4 year old

    We’re 8 weeks into life with three kids. Ben is back at work. We have found some semblance of a routine. I’m still mostly cooking macaroni and cheese or frozen pizza for dinner and trying (not always successfully) to hold it together around 6pm each evening.  This wasn’t the best day we’ve had…

He’s here!
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He’s here!

Meet our little Westley Scott. He was born Tuesday evening weighing 9 pounds 4 ounces (and on Thursday morning, finally got a name). We’re home now and doing well! I forgot how good sleepy newborn snuggles are. Welcome to the world, little one. We’re so glad you finally showed up. You might also like: You…

On the eve of induction: Dear Little One
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On the eve of induction: Dear Little One

A final letter to our baby, scheduled for induction on Tuesday (August 13)  morning at 41 weeks + 4 days late, to be copied into our Promptly baby journal for the final third trimester entry.  Dear Little One, We are excited to meet you tomorrow (and not just because it means I’ll be done being…

Easier Back to School: 5 Things to Prep the Night Before

Easier Back to School: 5 Things to Prep the Night Before

  This post has been sponsored by Kleenex®, Danimals, and NABISCO. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Back-to-school mornings Are you getting ready to send kids back to school? It’s hard to believe we’re saying goodbye to the slow pace of summer and are headed into to the routine of fall in just a…

How to do quiet time with toddlers
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How to do quiet time with toddlers

Today I’m sharing everything I’ve tried and learned about quiet time for toddlers. This break in our day is essential for my sanity and theirs. This post was originally shared in 2018 and updated in 2024. My two biggest motherhood sanity savers? A gym with daycare and quiet time. I was first introduced to the idea…

30 Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain Review and Takeaways
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30 Million Words: Building a Child’s Brain Review and Takeaways

This book review of 30 Million Words talks about the key parenting takeaways and summary of tips from Dr. Suskind’s book. This post may contain affiliate links.  The most important thing you can do for your child’s future is to talk to them. Talking to your kids is important, but “the most important?” If you’re…

Our Toddler Room Sharing Journey: Transitioning siblings to sharing a room
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Our Toddler Room Sharing Journey: Transitioning siblings to sharing a room

Are you thinking of moving your kids into the same room? Or maybe siblings are already sharing a room and you’re looking to make things run a little smoother? I’m sharing lots of tips for siblings sharing a room along with how we transitioned our boy and girl into a shared room as toddlers. Why…