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When we have friends over, I sometimes get nervous because we don’t have a lot of toys compared to many people we know. To me, I look at our toy closet and feel like we still have a lot we could do without, but we only have a small closet with a few drawers of […]

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Dear baby, Though you are but the size of a grape in my womb and your future lies ahead without any certainty, I want you to know that you are loved. Our doctors discouraged us from having any more children, but you are a welcome surprise.  The moment I knew of your existence, you cemented […]

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It’s finally spring! If we had a garden and weren’t moving into a new house, we’d be pulling up fresh carrots right about now. Since we can’t grow our own, we’ll settle for carrots from the farmer’s market and from the grocery store, and they’ll still be delicious. My kids love carrots- they’re bright and […]

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Disclosure: This post contains affiliate links which means I may receive a referral commission, but your price stays the same. Thank you in advance for your support!  My first child, a girl, would sit and read books with me for hours from the very beginning. She loved crawling into my lap and reading first thing […]

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Tis the season for holiday baking and sweet treats around every corner, which is fun and exciting unless you’re the parent of a child with food allergies. At this time of year it seems like so many activities involve food and it is a challenge to constantly stay vigilant about everything from well-meaning strangers giving […]

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