By now you’ve probably already gasped in horror at the video of two Utah toddler twins and a falling dresser on your Facebook feed. The video, released by their parents, went viral on social media this week and shows one toddler trapped under the dresser. His brother comes to his rescue, pushing it off of him. Both boys were miraculously unscathed.
Little is 2 years old and Littlest is 2 months, and both are the sickest they’ve ever been. Christmas Day it started, Little had a cough and sore throat. By that night he was throwing up and running a mild fever. By night two he could hardly breath from all the congestion and Littlest was headed full swing down the same flu path. It’s 6am as I write this on day three, and I’m here to share how we are coping with this plague-like URI.
Merry Christmas! This is our favourite holiday. The kids have been up since the crack of dawn with eyes full of wonder and bellies full of sweets. Wrapping paper is everywhere and so is the laughter. Our family is cuddling on the couch and sipping cups of tea sharing stories of Christmas memories past.
I just got home from a 5:30 Opening Night screeening of the new animated feature Sing!- and gals, let me tell you. The Rosita Pig character was so incredibly relatable that I found myself tearfully fist-bumping the air in solidarity.
Tree of Life Breastfeeding Selfies! These are becoming quite a popular Mommy Trend, and aim to spread media awareness for normalizing breastfeeding. Anything that brings awareness to this perfectly natural act can’t be bad, but these Tree of Life “Brelfies” are beautiful to boot! But how Can I Make One? Good news, you don’t have to be a graphic designer to participate. You don’t even need to be artistic. All you need is a cell phone, a nursing baby, and the PicsArt app! Here’s my How-To, in 6 Easy Steps! Step One: Download PicsArt on Google Play or iTunes! Step…
As my cloth diapering venture into Wool Covers deepens, I have to say that I’m in love with this method of cloth diapering. Basically, this is how humanity has diapered its babies for centuries. An absorbent cloth diaper, covered in lanolin-rich wool pants. And it works! The concept is simple, Sheep naturally secrete lanolin onto their wool, which protects them from rain and snow. Essentially, by lanolizing the inside of the wool diaper covers, you are trapping the moisture inside.
We all have moms and dads on our Christmas shopping list, but what do we gift them? Aside from a bottle (or two) of wine or gift cards for a popular coffee franchise, of course. If you are struggling to come up with some ideas for your Fellow-Mom Bestie and her family, look no further. I’ve got 5 great ones right here!
Breastfeeding Littlest has been a new frontier for me. This is my third baby, and the only one that I’ve had an over-supply of milk with. This has given me peace of mind that I didn’t have with the other two, as Big and Little both had me taking medication to increase milk production. But it comes with its own set of quirks and struggles.
Worried about how to pay for a baby on the way? Thinking about everything that you are going to need to raise a child can be overwhelming- but there are ways to cut costs. Some things can’t be avoided, like car seats, but you can definitely stick to a reasonable budget overall. Here are five simple simple tips to make having a baby more affordable.