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    Rustic Boys Names

    Rustic Boys Names. When a couple becomes pregnant there are a lot of great experiences ahead of them in their parenting journey. The growing belly, the first kicks, and finding out the gender. But some parents get stuck on finding the perfect name. I love rustic elements in my home decor and rustic weddings are very popular during wedding season, so why not bring that outdoorsy, rustic element to naming our babies. Strong, rustic names are growing in popularity. They can be traditional but also unique. To help with finding the perfect name to fit your babe we have compiled a list of 80 unique rustic boys’ names along with…

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    Happy Valentine’s Day Alternatives

    Happy Valentine’s Day alternatives. I have never been the biggest fan of Valentine’s Day. It is a holiday that I feel should be represented every day of the year. But I realize that for some people that Valentine’s Day is a very special day. So with that, I hope your Valentine’s Day is everything you wanted and more. I am not your typical Valentine’s Day lover nor do I want all the typical Valentine’s Day gifts that come along with the day. Most couples plan a nice fancy dinner for two, along with the cards, candies, and flowers. All these things a great but I would rather have some alternatives…

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    How to Transition to a Big Kid Bed

    How to transition to a big kid bed. Moving your toddler from their crib into a big bed can be tough on you and them. Making that transition smoother will allow you and your kiddo a good night’s sleep. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Whether your toddler is 18 months or past 2, you can transition them out of their crib whenever it is best for you and your little one. Keep in mind some of the growth and developmental phases that your toddler is going through. Then, decide…

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    New Year New Mindset

    New year new mindset. GOODBYE, 2020! This year been the year that tops all other years. Everything with Covid and the economy shutting down has made us deal with so much change in such a short amount of time. We as humans do not deal with change very well. But that change has taught us that we are resilient. That we can face and handle anything that is thrown at us. New Mindset For so much of my life, I have lived for myself. But becoming a mom has taught me that it is not all about me. That I have two little guys who depend on me and look…

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    10 Christmas Traditions for the Family

    Christmas traditions for the family. Christmas is the most magical time of year. All the lights and songs and Christmas wonder. I personally love this time of year and I want my boys to love Christmas time as well. When we think of traditions, usually they are depending on our own family and what they liked to do year after year. Each family creates their own traditions that works best for them. I remember growing up with certain traditions for Christmas time and I want my boys to grow up with some of the same traditions. And maybe one day they will continue those traditions with their own families. So…

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    15 Best Christmas Movies for Toddlers

    Best Christmas movies for toddlers. You know I am all about making Christmas time magical for my two little guys. I love seeing the awe and wonder in their eyes. So, whether we are decorating the tree, baking cookies, or just snuggling on the couch with hot cocoa we are watching a Christmas movie. Related: Matching Family Pajamas What better way to get into the Christmas spirit! Let’s create some magic with the Best Christmas movies for toddlers. 1. How the Grinch Stole Christmas (2000) Grinch lives by himself on a cliff outside of Whoville. Grinch hates Christmas and plans to disguise as Santa and steal Christmas from the Whos.…

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    Matching Family Christmas Pajamas

    Matching Family Christmas Pajamas. Now, that Halloween is over, it is time to hop to Christmas, right? Ever since having kids, I have wanted to make Christmas time as magical as I remembered it growing up. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. My boys love pajamas and even better when they can match together for bedtime. So, finding a good set of matching Christmas pajamas is a must for every year. Here is a roundup of some great options so you are comfy and matching on Christmas morning. Matching Family…

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    Halloween Activities for Toddlers

    Halloween activities for toddlers. My favorite time of year is here. The cool brisk air, sweater weather, fall colors, pumpkin patch, and HALLOWEEN! Yay 2020! The awful year of covid and uncertainty. And covid isn’t slowing down. Most places have canceled trick or treating. So, what does that mean for our kiddos? This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. Trick or Treating is such a fun activity for kids of all ages. They are able to get dressed up as their favorite character, animal, or whatever they would like to be.…

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    Letter to My Toddler Son

    My letter to my toddler son. Emmitt just turned two. TWO! My little baby is now officially a toddler. (I know most consider toddler years between 1-3, but I was still holding onto the baby years). Don’t get me wrong I love the toddler years. To watch them grow and learn and become more independent. But I also loved those little cuddly baby years where they needed you all of the time. I want to remember these precious years that are so beneficial but fly by so very fast. Related: Not So Terrible Twos Letter to my Toddler Son Dear Little Man Two whole years you have been in our…

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    10 Fall Outdoor Activities

    Are you looking for Fall Outdoor Activities? Well look no further! Fall is my absolute favorite season. I love the changing colors and the crisp cool air. Plus, my youngest was born in October and will be turning 2 this month, but that is a post for another day. This post may contain affiliate links, which means I may make a small commission on purchases related to my link at no extra charge to you. If you read my post on 20 Outdoor Activities for Toddlers, you know my boys love the outdoors and would spend the whole day outside if I would let them. So, here is a list…