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Real Homes: Georgia’s Playroom

I think that many mamas (and dads) and little ones dream of having a playroom. Mamas want the playroom for the ability to put toys away and children want a toy room because, well, it’s a room full of toys! When Mama Say What?! mama Sarah and her husband moved into their new home, they [...]

Simple Snack: Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

Simple Snack: Peanut Butter Fruit Dip

When I was growing up, one of my favorite snacks was apples with peanut butter. Even as an adult I love that stuff! When I found this quick and simple fruit dip I just KNEW I had to try it. It is every bit as wonderful as I had hoped, and depending on which ingredients [...]

Kailey’s “Whoo’s Having a Girl” Shower

Kailey’s “Whoo’s Having a Girl” Shower

Who wouldn’t love a whimsical, owl-themed baby shower? After seeing my own “Look Whooo’s Having a Baby” shower come to fruition, I was thrilled to find out more about how this same theme came together for Kailey, who was having a girl. Her wonderful mama, Betty, threw her an absolutely gorgeous shower and Betty was a [...]

Logan’s Monster Birthday Party

Logan’s Monster Birthday Party

Orange, purple and green, OH MY! When I saw all the details of Logan’s monster birthday party, I just knew I had to get inside the head of this mama planner, Laura. The “Welcome Little Monsters” door sign and the Adopt-A-Monster favors were so creative— Laura really outdid herself! What inspired the theme of your [...]

Soothe and Glow Seahorse

Soothe and Glow Seahorse

Sleep is precious in any house with a newborn (or infant… or toddler…), as any parent will tell you. There are many sleep soothers on the market to help your child fall asleep and stay asleep. For any mom who’s learned to function on two hours of sleep a night, the Fisher Price Soothe and [...]

Prince Lionheart bébéPOD flex

Prince Lionheart bébéPOD flex

The Prince Lionheart bébéPOD flex is a baby seat similar to the Bumbo Baby Seat. I hadn’t heard of the bébéPOD flex until I started shopping for my registry. It seemed so similar to the Bumbo Baby Seat, but different at the same time. I did my research before deciding which baby seat would be best, [...]

Packing with Kids: Vacation Without the Kids

Packing with Kids: Vacation Without the Kids

Going on a vacation but not taking the kiddos? Now, not only do you have to worry about packing for yourself for a vacation but you also need to pack for your child’s staycation with the babysitter. I’ve packed Alexis up to stay with grandma from just a weekend once or twice to a 14-day-stay [...]

Ask the Mamas: Newborn Must-Haves

Ask the Mamas: Newborn Must-Haves

Each week we will ask our mamas a question from our readers that pertains to babies, toddlers, 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 [email protected]   MSW reader [...]

Real Mama: Fernanda Bomfim Araujo

This beautiful mama, originally from Brazil, moved to the United States with her childhood love to begin a new life as parents to now 10-month old, Enzo. She shares details from her emotional vaginal birth and considers the labor nurses “her angels.” She also leaves us with an inspiring quote that’s really stuck with her [...]

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story

Alexis’ Birth Story Mama: Christy A. Stats: 7 lbs., 8 oz. Type of Birth: Cesarean Birth Location: Hospital Primary Care: Obstetrician Wednesday, November 24 was supposed to be just another day; my husband and I had planned on running some errands, cleaning up the house and that afternoon having a sonogram. I thought the sonogram was that [...]

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