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Ask the Mamas: Working out with Kids

Ask the Mamas: Working out with Kids

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com. Mama Say What?! [...]

Holiday Traditions: The Post-Black Friday Shopping Trip

Holiday Traditions: The Post-Black Friday Shopping Trip

Every family has their own Thanksgiving traditions. Ours is a little different than most— It doesn’t have anything to do with food, or has any special religious meaning, it is not out-of-the ordinary… really. It might surprise some of you. Shopping! NOT ON BLACK FRIDAY! Yes, and I type this out in all caps for good reason. Ever [...]

Ask The Mamas: Dentist Visits

Ask The Mamas: Dentist Visits

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, kids, or parenting. Make sure to check back each Tuesday to see their responses! Do you have a question you’d like to ask the mamas? If so, send us an email with your question to askthemamas@mamasaywhat.com. Mama Say What?! [...]

Little Explorers Play-Based Learning Group

Little Explorers Play-Based Learning Group

Elisha K. is a friend of mine from high school and a loving mama of two boys. We’ve kept in touch through Facebook over the years so when I found out she created the children’s group, Little Explorers, I knew it was a great opportunity to share her creativity, tips and fun-loving energy with other [...]

Learning Left and Right: Tricks and Tips!

Learning Left and Right: Tricks and Tips!

“I can do it myself!” is a common phrase heard in our house. My three-year-old is very independent and often has to do things all alone. This includes, of course, getting dressed and putting on her shoes. She often put her shoes on backward and wouldn’t even notice that they felt funny. So we came [...]

Going Gluten and Casein Free (Questions and Answers)

Going Gluten and Casein Free (Questions and Answers)

Since starting our son on the GFCF diet, we’ve asked and answered many, many questions about it. I hope that by sharing some of the questions and answers below, we can help others that are considering this huge lifestyle change. What does GFCF stand for? GFCF stands for gluten free casein free. Gluten is the [...]

E’s Favorite Books – Age 20 Months

E’s Favorite Books – Age 20 Months

E still loves flipping through her books as much as having them read to her. Every evening we snuggle up together and read a few books before bed. These eight are Es current favorites and must be read every night-thankfully they are all short!  Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andrae A silly, rhyming tale about a [...]

A Babywearing Daddy

A Babywearing Daddy

My husband and I hadn’t really planned on babywearing. I’d read the benefits and seen the cute, snugly pictures so I was open to trying it out, but I hadn’t planned on it being a daily part of our lives. I still made sure to register for the best strollers, swings, bouncy seats, etc to [...]

Top 7 Reason Toddlers are Awesome

Top 7 Reason Toddlers are Awesome

Endless laughs The other night my toddler ran around naked with an empty paper waste-basket on her head.  Efficiency You will never compete your errands or shopping faster than when you have a toddler on meltdown alert with you. Weight-loss You are having lunch when Junior suddenly decides only mommy’s food will quell his hunger. [...]

The Plight of Taking a Shower: Mama Edition

The Plight of Taking a Shower: Mama Edition

When you have a toddler and need to shower while they are awake with no other adult to keep an eye on them, your internal dialogue might sound something like mine: “Ok. She has a sippy of water and a snack that she most likely won’t choke on. Bedroom door is locked so she can’t [...]