Category Archives: Parenthood

7 Things I Never Imagined Saying Before I Had Two Kids

I knew my life would change forever when I brought home baby #2—I just never could have guessed the crazy things that would come out of my mouth. 1. “Don’t step on your sister!” – While I believe that my 4-year-old intends to be loving and gentle towards her baby sister, preschoolers don’t always pay […]

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Baby Wearing For The Win! – Infantino Unison Newborn Carrier Review

When I was pregnant with my second baby, I got a lot of helpful advice about how to manage two kids. One thing that kept coming up was the importance of baby wearing.  Everyone said I’d need my hands free for playing with my 4-year-old, especially if I was brave enough to take both girls […]

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Why You Should Never Play Beauty Salon With A 2-Week-Old Baby

I’ve been a mother of two for 17 days now and I don’t know what I was so worried about.  It’s easy! The baby mostly eats and sleeps, which leaves me tons of time for imaginitive play with my 4-year-old, Viv.  Why just last night, as the newborn settled in for a marathon nursing session, […]

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How Motherhood Ruined Fifty Shades Of Grey For Me

On a recent girls’ night out, I caught a showing of “Fifty Shades of Grey.” I wanted to see for myself what all the R-rated fuss was about. But instead of getting hot and bothered like I was supposed to, I just got, well, bothered. To me, billionaire playboy Christian Grey wasn’t so much a […]

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10 Reasons I’m Afraid To Bring Home Baby #2

You’d think I’d be less scared to have a baby the second time around. I already know what labor and delivery feel like, how to care for a newborn, and that my life will never be the same. I’m not a true veteran like Michelle Duggar, but at least I’ve done this before. Unfortunately, when […]

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