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How to Potty Train a Toddler: Signs of Readiness

Despite the multitude of articles and blog posts talking about how you can be that parent who miraculously potty trains their toddler in just one weekend, potty training is largely out of your control. I know, I know, that’s literally the last thing you wanted to read, but hear me out. Potty training is less […]


3 Lazy Reasons to Breastfeed Baby for Practical Moms

Lazy Reasons to Breastfeed Baby

There are a lot of reasons I chose to breastfeed baby number three. I felt like I’d missed out on the experience with my oldest and been robbed of it with my second. More than that, I really wanted the convenience of not having to go and prep a bottle every few hours. I’ll admit. […]


The Things Kids Say—Try This Game with Your Kids, too!

Laughing Kids

Our household is unique in that both my husband and I have bipolar disorder. While some days can be more of a juggle/struggle than others, I think we’re pretty darn good parents if I do say so myself. Our kids are pretty rad, not to mention extraordinarily silly and deceptively observant. A little over a […]


Minimalist Baby Essentials for 0-3 Months

Minimalist Baby Essentials List

No matter how big your home is, it will always feel smaller after baby is born. It’s like they arrive and we instantly feel the need to buy so much stuff! With my first two, I admit to having a lot more things in the home for baby. This go around, though, I opted for […]


5 Quotes About Parenting That Sum It Up Perfectly

Parenting is intense. It’s a full-time commitment made in advance when you have no idea what you might be committing to. Kind of like accepting the terms of use to that app you just downloaded. C’mon, you know you didn’t read it either. These quotes about parenting perfectly sum up life with kids. Related: 5 Reasons Newborns […]