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Don’t let the holidays ruin your baby’s sleep

Don’t let the holidays ruin your baby’s sleep

I knew when you brought a new born home sleep would be limited. But, nothing could have prepared me for 9 months of not sleeping through the night while also working full time after returning from maternity leave at 6 weeks. There is a reason 

Host an easy and fun Christmas cookie exchange party

Host an easy and fun Christmas cookie exchange party

This year will mark my 6th annual Christmas cookie exchange. I started the annual tradition as a fun way to connect with friends before the busy holiday season set in, and we ran out of time to get together. I always send out the evite 

How to create custom Christmas cards on a budget

How to create custom Christmas cards on a budget

I love getting Christmas and holiday cards each year. It’s so fun to get real mail, and hear a little update on life for those who I don’t connect with on social media. I think annual Christmas card photos are a good record of how 

Harvest festival activities to do at home that your kids will love

Harvest festival activities to do at home that your kids will love

A time honored tradition for many families is attending a Harvest Festival. A night filled with games, treats, and more where kids can show off their costumes before Halloween arrives. Unfortunately this year, many places won’t be having their usual harvest festivals. But don’t worry, 

How to have a fun and safe Halloween this year

How to have a fun and safe Halloween this year

As a kid we are told not to go out after dark, to look both ways crossing the street, and to not talk to strangers. All of these rules are ignored on Halloween, of course with parents nearby.  But, we head out at dark in 

The secret to helping your baby get better sleep: White Noise

The secret to helping your baby get better sleep: White Noise

I never slept with white noise. Honestly, I never knew it was a thing until adulthood. No one I knew, not my parents, or friends, or roommates, ever slept with white noise. But, now I know how helpful white noise can be in getting a