Category Archives: Family

When Another Mother Raises The Baby You Gave Birth To

This was a post originally published on Ravishly. Picked up by HuffPost and Scary Mommy. I wanted to have it here on my own blog, so please forgive the repost for those who have seen it a million times.   … Continue reading

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Carter’s Birth Story

Four weeks ago weeks ago we welcomed Carter Anthony into our family. (By the way, I’ve changed that first word three times now. I started this when he was two weeks old and he’s now 4 and a half! Life … Continue reading

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Earthpaste…? and Another Giveaway!

“They really need better marketing. I’m confused. What is it, toothpaste made of earth”? – my sweet husband. Well, yes. That’s exactly what Earthpaste is. It is paste made from clay for your teeth. And from the reviews, it is … Continue reading

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The $1,000 Weed

These little buggers are called Fox Tails and they cover our back yard. And currently, one is lodged in Jeffrey’s foot. This is Jeffrey Oh wait, that’s Liam wearing Jeffrey’s cone. (This was certainly not our idea!) Nope. That’s Charlie … Continue reading

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Homemade Yummy Ice Pops

I’ve been in bed most of the day with a sick toddler. While it has been hard, I am thankful that he is 16 months old and this is his first real illness. I’m not sure what it is, but … Continue reading

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6 Weeks in San Diego

Of course this post was written over a week ago and is just getting posted now… such is life. It’s hard to believe we rode into town only SIX weeks ago. It felt like home immediately. I suppose it’s because … Continue reading

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Liam’s 1st Birthday

We made the most of our day on Friday and celebrated 365 days of Liam in lots of fun ways. We woke up to our smiley boy and popped him in the Boba for a quick walk for some iced … Continue reading

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How to Do Vegas, Family Style

Our motel was walking distance from a lot of the big casinos- MGM, Luxor, Excaliber, and Mandalay Bay. Make sure you bring a baby carrier cause who wants to deal with strollers in a big city? Not this family! Take … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Day 6, Part 3

The drive to Vegas was beautiful. I tried to take as many pictures as I could but it was hard to capture the majesty of the mountains and the vastness of the terrain. We stopped at the Hoover Dam and … Continue reading

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Road Trip! Day 6, Part 2

Drove through some crazy snow in the Arizona mountains. When we finally came down into desert area, we were greeted with the beautiful sight of In-n-Out Burger. 90 more minutes and we arrive in Vegas!

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