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Even Easier Chicken Pot Pies

I love chicken pot pies. Rather, I love to eat them, but not make them. The filling isn’t so difficult but the pie crust is intimidating. 291 more words


Being mommy to baby no. 1 & 2

My morning today started on a calmer note when my first child as always went by her schedule of waking up and me getting her ready for school smoothly and her hugging and bidding bye while leaving for her school and then it turned out to the most chaotic one when i had to get my baby no. 629 more words


11 Weeks, 11 Things to Love

Baby Z is 11 weeks old today! Here are 11 things I love about my 11 week old:

  1. Her gummy smile. You have to earn it with coos and some quality eye contact, but once she gets going it’s pure joy.
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Baby Girl

Newborn Survival List

Okay, so there are the obvious things – like diapers and wipes- and of course every baby needs clothes! This is my list of the specific items that helped us get through the first couple of weeks home with little Z. 1,175 more words

Kids & Parenting

Mommy-ing Up for the 2 month Check-Up

Yesterday started with a muggy thunderstorm and ended with my little one pouting in my arms. We agreed before Ziva was born that we would be vaccinating her, even though all of the hullabaloo about vaccines had me a little nervous about how she would react. 737 more words

Kids & Parenting

Story Behind the Name

I’ve always had a love for names. Since I was eight years old I kept a running list of names that I liked. I wanted to be prepared for the day when I would need to choose. 417 more words

Home Life

Teachable Moments

I experienced some very good teachable moments with the kids today.

First I took them to the Jones Brothers Easter Egg hunt in Stinson Park.  I warned them ahead of time that there would be a LOT of other people there so we may not get any eggs and not to let that upset them because we will get lots of eggs from the Easter Bunny tonight so it is ok if we don’t get any today. 888 more words

Kids / Parenting