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Teething Baby? No Worries! This Mama Knows How to Combat Teething Pain

A study from 2013 stated that "the use of lavender essential oil caused statistically significant reduction in daily use of acetaminophen..." in children who had received a tonsillectomy. 

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Capturing Mommy’s Favorite Moments: Photography Tips From One Mama to Another

I compiled all the advice I was given and put it together for you.

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Don’t Look Under the Rug! Some Ugly Truths of Motherhood 

Truth is, sometimes these mini vacations aren't an option, sometimes we need a way out during the thick of the moment.

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5 Tricks to Have the Best Movie Night with Your Family

I don't care if you are eight months old or thirty-two years old, you are going love the feel of a stay-in movie night!

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Self Care Beyond the Basics for Mothers

Be reasonable with your choices. If you can't see yourself wanting to do it tomorrow, don't plan for it.

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Little Things Are a Foundation for Memories – Improve Your Memory

"The truth of the matter is that if it had not been for how bright those lights are, I don't know if I would have even remembered what the room looked like at all."

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“Why Lupus?” A Letter from Writer to Reader

"She's going to be okay, don't worry your gramma is alright." I believed it because anything else was unacceptable.

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Preschool Math Lesson: Lego Edition

"With two very hyperactive littles I can't risk opening a plain worksheet for fear they will..."

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Using Flash Cards to Learn How to Draw

I didn't want to simply sit down and do it for her, or have her copy how I drew something, I wanted her to find her own path and expand on it! 

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Five Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming A Mother

I am sure there are several people out there that could tell you their versions of parenting hindsight 20/20. Well, this is mine. As a busy stay-at-home-mom to three young girls, I am forever looking at my past if only to learn from it. This could be a very long article, however I will keep it simple with my top five biggest lessons, learned the hard way of course.