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DIY Nursing Tanks

DIY Nursing Tanks

When moms-to-be ask me what items I can’t live without, I usually mention my collection of nursing tank tops. A nursing-friendly wardrobe can get expensive in a hurry, but these tank tops were an inexpensive and easy solution. They attach to any regular nursing bra, providing an extra layer of comfort and midsection coverage. I [...]

Indoor Play: DIY Felt Trees

Indoor Play: DIY Felt Trees

The weather in Tokyo, Japan gets a little confusing this time of year. Yesterday, it was 65 degrees Fahrenheit and sunny. Today it’s in the 30′s and raining, with the potential for snow or sleet as the day goes on. So, when my daughter wakes up from her nap, I’m going to pull out one [...]

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta

Creamy Mediterranean Chicken and Pasta

At least twice a month, I cook a whole chicken in my Crock Pot. My family loves the tender meat and vegetables and I save the bones to make homemade bone broth for soups and other dishes. We use the leftover meat throughout the week to make sandwiches, stir-fry, and other meals. I recently came [...]

Dr. Brown’s Gia Nursing Pillow Review and Giveaway!

Dr. Brown’s Gia Nursing Pillow Review and Giveaway!

When it comes to nursing pillows, you have lots of options. But just because a product is a best-seller doesn’t mean it’s going to work well for you, so looking around for the right design could help you find a nursing pillow that will be a help rather than a hindrance in those crucial early [...]

Bravado Nursing Bras Review

Bravado Nursing Bras Review

I’m expecting baby number two to arrive any day now, and I’m excited about so many things. I’m looking forward to having a tiny newborn to cuddle, to smelling that brand-new-baby smell and to seeing my daughter step into a new role as big sister. I’m also looking forward to nursing another baby, with the [...]

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

DIY Mini-Pumpkins for Fall

Fall is in the air and Thanksgiving is on its way! This time of year always makes me both happy and homesick. It also tends to awaken some sort of decorating instinct that lies dormant between the time that the Christmas ornaments get packed up and the time that the leaves start to blush red [...]

Model Behavior

Photo shoot day: “Oh no… babe, didn’t you need to get up?” My husband’s voice jolts me awake. “What time is it?!” “5:25.” I breathe a sigh of relief. Even as he’s saying the time, he remembers that I set an alarm for 5:30. “Sorry,” he mumbles, already drifting back off. I wait until the [...]

DIY Autumn Sponge Stamps

DIY Autumn Sponge Stamps

All you mamas know that kids get bored easily, and when they get bored it’s difficult for anyone in the house to have any peace. Sometimes it can be good for them to be bored and figure out how to entertain them, but what do you do when you get an entire week of bad [...]

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

5 Rules for Respecting my Body

Every parent my husband and I admire agrees that the key to successful discipline is having a few rules that are very clear and are consistently enforced. So I made a set of rules for myself that I hope will set me on the path to passing on a healthy body image to my daughter. [...]

Crispy Kale Chips

Crispy Kale Chips

Since becoming a parent, there are several topics I’ve had seemingly endless conversations about. One of those topics is vegetables, and the mystery of how to convince toddlers that veggies are not, in fact, their mortal enemies. Maggie has surprised me with what she will and will not eat - for example, she will often [...]

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