Buttons Diapers Giveaway!

Welcome to the Buttons Diapers Cover and Hemp/Cotton Inserts Giveaway sponsored by Buttons Diapers and hosted by The Parenting Patch. Buttons Diapers recently unveiled a new line hemp/cotton inserts. Heather of The Parenting Patch reviewed the hemp/cotton daytime inserts and hemp/cotton nighttime doublers ....more

Cranberry Pumpkin Cookies

Fall is my absolute favorite season. ...more

R.I.P. T.V.

The old saying is true; you never know how good you have it until that something is gone. ...more

Recovering After Miscarriage and Recurrent Pregnancy Loss (RPL)

I want to begin by saying THANK YOU to everyone who has reached out, offering warm wishes, prayers, and commiserations; and thank you to everyone who has shared my story, in hopes of reaching others. ...more

THREE is the Magic Number

Not one, not two, but three.  Three is the number of times I had to miscarry in order for my miscarriages to be deemed ‘recurrent’, and for my health insurance to cover testing to find a cause.  It didn’t matter that my first two miscarriages happened within six months of each other, nor did it matter that there were signs of a possible underlying cause (clotting present with both miscarriages)....more

THREE is the magic number

Not one, not two, but three. ...more

#TryAllTheDiapers Cloth Diaper Giveaway!

Welcome to the #TryAlltheDiapers Cloth Diaper Extravaganza hosted by Maman Loup’s Den and co-hosted by According to Carolyn and This West Coast Mommy! Special thanks to lo-wren for the idea and for getting the fluffy ball rolling with many sponsors! This huge cloth diapering giveaway event will have 30 winners – one per prize ....more

What to Do, When You Feel Like Poo?

I’ve a confession to make, dear readers. ...more

5 Ways Vacationing Changes After Children

Just back from a week at the beach, and utterly exhausted (you’re not supposed to need a vacation after...more

What Ramen Noodles Taught Me

I recently got to introduce my son to one of my favorite college food staples: Ramen Noodles. I watched him marveling at the length of the noodles, giggling as he dangled ribbons of noodles over his mouth, waiting to catch them and slurp them up in one go, and I couldn't help but join in his excitement. It wasn't long before I was sharing noodles with my son, trying to catch individual noodles in my mouth, each of us pulling random noodles from the bowl, trying to see who could get the longest and squiggliest on each attempt. Oh, how we laughed! ...more