PARENTING

6 MUST HAVE VITAMINS FOR TODDLERS

  Something I am always worried about is whether or not I’m feeding my daughter a healthy enough diet. There are so many ways to ensure your little is staying topped up on all those crucial vitamins for their growing bodies. I contemplated giving my growing girl a vitamin supplement but I’ve read large doses of vitamins A, D, E and K can be toxic. This, of course, makes my anxiety go through the roof! I thought it shouldn’t be…

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DON’T TRY THIS TO GET YOUR TODDLER TO SLEEP LONGER

Seriously?! Seriously?! FOUR AM? Believe me when I say been there, still doing that. Let me tell you, I know exactly what doesn’t work to get your toddler to sleep longer.     I can honestly say we have tried everything and I am resolved to just thinking my child is an early bird. The worst name for a baby that wakes early, early, if you ask me. She’s up before those damn birds! When it’s pitch black out. I…

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WEDNESDAY WITH ME WEEK 1

This weeks co-host is Holly, who brings you awesome lists for life over at This Toddler Life – Hi Holly!   Here is how the party works: 1. Add the Wednesday with Me badge seen below to your blog post that you link up. (or if you’re a minimalist, simple link back to this post :)) 2. Sharing, share share! Twitter, IG, facebook, pinterest, etc. get on social media and share the following post: Holly | This Toddler Life – Things that make my baby happy when she’s…

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8 THINGS TO DO WHILE BABY NAPS

While I know the common suggestion for things to do while baby naps is to “sleep while baby sleeps”, it’s just not a reality for me. Besides the fact that I have a toddler now I can’t really justify, to myself, sleeping for 3 hours a day. Beyond that, I’ve got better things to do, like making lists. My husband mentioned this the other day and it got me thinking, does he think I just sit around and nap all…

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3 WAYS TO DEAL WITH UNWANTED HOLIDAY GIFTS AS A MINIMALIST

Last week I talked all about the ways you can have a minimalist Christmas. There are so many ways to enjoy the holidays that don’t include gifts. Unfortunately, unwanted holiday gifts are usually something you will end up having to deal with. Gift giving and receiving when you’re a minimalist can be tricky. Ever throw a party and say no gifts, and no one listens to you? Yeah me too. It’s almost worse at Christmas. I find telling well-meaning family and…

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