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16 Things to Love about Your Newborn


With Gremlin and Monster’s birthdays around the corner, I found myself thinking about how much they have grown up again. I think about this often actually, but when birthdays are around the corner, it’s just filled with so many more emotions.  Which usually takes me down memory lane where I go through every one of…… Continue reading 16 Things to Love about Your Newborn

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Having Kids Means Having a Messy House


If you ever walk into my house, you won’t find a perfect picture. You’ll walk into a scene filled with toys lying all over the living room floor, some spillage stains on the tiles, laundry baskets full of folded up clothes under the stairs, our homeschool activities lying all over the kitchen table and a…… Continue reading Having Kids Means Having a Messy House

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9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby


I remember when I was a few months pregnant with Gremlin, I started worrying about how I would manage two kids, a career and a household (and Hubby Byren of course). How was I going to attend to two kids at the same time? Sure, Monster was already semi-independent but he still needed my help…… Continue reading 9 Ways Older Siblings Can Help with a New Baby

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New Years Resolutions I Wish My Kids Would Make


I used to make New Year’s Resolutions… Up until the point that I realised that I was wasting paper and ink writing things down that I was never getting around to doing. Sounds familiar, right? So I made resolutions at the end of 2015 for 2016… And I don’t even remember what I had jotted…… Continue reading New Years Resolutions I Wish My Kids Would Make