Oh how I love this time of the year! And what I really love is cute pajamas. I would let my kids live in them if it was widely accepted. I am not much of a holiday house decor person. Don’t get me wrong, I do put out some decorations, but I do not go [...]
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Some of you are very familiar with the previous owner of Mom 4 Life, Heather, she retired from the business last year but has gone on to fulfill another passion of hers. I am very proud to share with you her new faith inspired blog and her new adventurous journey. In her very own words, [...]
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How far along? 21.5 Weeks Maternity clothes? Yes! Stretch marks? No and here is to praying I don’t get any Sleep: Sleeping pretty good these days Best moment this week: Hearing my son Dominic say “I love you” or something close to that. LOL Miss Anything? my allergies have been killing me [...]
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How far along? 20.5 Weeks Maternity clothes? Yes except when I wear my workout clothes or leggings Stretch marks? No and here is to praying I don’t get any Sleep: Sleeping great but definitely having vivid dreams lately Best moment this week:Realizing that I am more than half way done with this [...]
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How far along? 19.5 Weeks Maternity clothes? Yes for the most part, except when I can get away with wearing my normal non-maternity pants and either wear a belly band or my oopsie loopsie Stretch marks? No and here is to praying I don’t get any Sleep: Sleeping pretty good these days [...]
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I know I am a little late in posting these but I threw my son a Yo Gabba Gabba party for his 2nd birthday a couple weeks ago. We had a ton of fun. We held the party at Sugar Creek Baptist Church, they have an amazing indoor playground that you can rent out for [...]
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Dear friends, we’re excited to share the news with you that we’re pregnant with our 2nd baby! This was the biggest and best surprise of our lives and we feel so blessed with our new baby on the way. Dominic is going to make a great big brother. I am 14 weeks, almost 15 [...]
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I hope everyone had an amazing Easter Weekend. I know we did! It was filled with lots of family love, lots of egg hunts, and way too much food. Here are a few pics of our weekend. Dominic loved the Easter bunny Cousin love! Grandpa love! Dom eating all the candy DURING the egg hunt! [...]
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Every year, more than half a million babies are born too soon in the United States. Our country’s premature birth rate has risen by 36 percent over the last 25 years. That’s serious cause for concern. Premature birth costs society more than $26 billion a year and takes a high toll on families. Babies [...]
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Vampire Dom would like to wish you a HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Have fun and be safe
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So on Wednesday I posted my favorite fall finds for boys and now its the girls turn. I hope to one day have a daughter to dress! H&M Lined Boots H&M Knit dress H&M Knitted cardigan BabyLegs GAP Trench coat GAP Ciao Shirt GAP Printed Leggings Old Navy Sweater Dress ZARA Overcoat [...]
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I know I have mentioned this before but my husband is an amazing dresser. So for him (and I guess me too) it is important that we pass on this fabulous sense of style on to our son Dominic. Although sometimes I think it would incredibly hilarious if he grew up to be a carefree [...]
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I am so blessed to be able to say that I was successfully able to breastfeed my son for 9 months. At 9 months, my son really weened himself. He was eating more food (he is an amazing eater!) and really only wanted to breastfeed at night. So we did that for a [...]
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Here are some of my favorite Halloween finds! Nothing too scary. Trick or Treat Banner – $18.00 Pumpkin Head and Arms Decor – $5.00 Finger Soaps (you could really scare someone with these) – $6.95 Pumpkin Teeth 3 pack – $7.50 Pint Size Halloween Mason Jars – $7.50 Custom Trick or Treat bags – $25.00 [...]
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Dominic’s new favorite item in the world right now is his Build a Bear teddy bear. He absolutely adores this thing. It is super soft and he snuggles with him often. I think it is so sweet. What are your kid’s favorite toys?
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I thought I would show you guys some of my favorite back to school fashion looks for kiddos. I can not wait to dress my little man for school. My husband is an amazing dresser and I know that our son will follow in his footsteps. Some of my favorite places to buy kids/baby clothes [...]
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So I have decided that Monday’s should feature my son Dominic. He brightens my day everyday but I thought it would be a good way to start your week. Maybe seeing his face will get your week started right! So every Monday I will feature a new picture of my son doing random things. Hopefully [...]
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Even though my son is 13 months old already, I still love to look at his newborn pictures. They make me smile every time. I think they turned out great and wanted to share them with everybody. I hope that you enjoy them and will start to get a glimpse into my life. [...]
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I believe that building traditions strengthens families. It adds to the “special sauce” that makes your family unique from all others. Not only that but it is just plan fun to have things to look forward to on a daily, weekly or yearly basis. This year, I have been on the hunt for some new [...]
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Among the many benefits of homeschooling that I have been discovering, one of my current favorites is the gift of intentionality. There is something powerful that happens when the reigns of learning are placed solely in your hands. Not only is it daunting, but it is also empowering. Suddenly ALL of life becomes a lesson. Not that it [...]
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You haven’t heard much from me lately. I’m sorry about that. I have two reasons, the first of which I’ll share today and the second I’ll probably share soon (no, I’m not pregnant ). Over Christmas break, my husband and I made a game changing decision for our family: we decided to homeschool. Homeschooling is [...]
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This just may be the perfect kid friendly Christmas treat around. Not only is it easy but you can’t really mess it up! You will want the following: -Pretzels (we prefer the stick kind rather than the knotted version as it is easier for small hands to dip) -Melting chocolate -Non stick surface to let [...]
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Last week I shared the story of Rachel, a mother diagnosed with terminal cancer and how her story impacted my own. This week I want to introduce you to Ian and Larissa, a special couple who is truly living out 1 Corinthians 13 in the way they display love to one another. I believe their love for each other will [...]
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As I shared with you last week Tuesday, I want to encourage you to see your situation, your family, and your life from a new angle by introducing you a few different women who have impacted me. Each of their lives remind me of the beauty that can only come out of adversity and their [...]
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