DIY Chalkboard Table Tutorial

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I made this great chalkboard table for Quinn awhile back when I was Pinterest happy. At the same time, I was obsessed with Ikea hacks, and I bought two of these Lack end tables, thinking...

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I do not heart breastfeeding.

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Here’s a dirty little secret: I kind of hate breastfeeding sometimes. Well, maybe just a dirty little secret in the circles I run in. Don’t get me wrong: I think that breastfeeding is one of...

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Tutorial: DIY Baby Wipes

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I’m not exactly the crunchiest mama. I do my best to be green. I’m an upcycling masta, I compost, I make a lot of my own stuff, I save straws and plastic forks and condiments...

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Attachment parenting gets a bad rap. Sometimes that’s because of the “crazy” celebrity goings-on that get reported in the news — like that did you know Blossom still breastfeeds her kid who is like 8? ZOMG! Or that that lady from Mad Men ate her own placenta? SO weeeirrrdd! Sometimes though that exposure is what...

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I’m pretty angsty about my hair. I’m a natural blonde, but it’s getting darker. I was dying it red for years, then finally decided to go back to my “natural” color — or at least a lighter version of it. I’ve been slowly getting the red highlighted out of it. Here’s the thing: I hate...

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Quinn and I went to a kids’ consignment extravaganza today. It was around her nap time, but Chris was grumpy, so I took her with me and hoped she’d nap in the carrier. She did not nap in the carrier. She did not nap on the car ride home. I expected the worst, but she...

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In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I decided to round up some of the best breastfeeding memes — just to remind you that sometimes there are lolz in it. Check ‘em out: Source Source Source Source Source Source Source Have you seen some good breastfeeding memes? Share them in the comments so that we can...

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I never had a ring sling when Quinn was born. In fact, I didn’t even know what they were called. A few days after she was born, I went out looking for one of those “wrap-type carriers.” I ended up buying a Baby K’Tan, which was great for a couple of months. I started learning...

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Oy. I meant to post this like a week ago, but I’ve been in and out of the sickness all week. (Not sure what’s going down — just feeling weird and tired and quasi-depressed. I thought hormones, but now I’m congested, so who knows.) Anyway, Chris and I mosied over to Tennessee this week to...

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