Spring 2015

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Things that change the third time around

Things that change the third time around

1st baby – you purchase the entire Babies R Us store. 2nd baby – you try to keep up with a scrap book. 3rd baby

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Infant Swim Lessons

Infant Swim Lessons

We started each child in infant swim lessons shortly after they learned to crawl. They learned to float as infants and then swim-float-swim as toddlers.

recipes

Red Velvet Cake

Red Velvet Cake

What says “Valentine’s Day” more than hearts and chocolate? This heart-shaped, chocolatey Red Velvet Cake covered with delicious cream cheese frosting should be a winner!

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Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher

Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher

Communicating effectively with your child’s teacher is paramount to have a successful school experience for your little ones. Here are 10 suggestions to help create the healthy dialogue needed. ...

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What’s IN and OUT in 2015

What’s IN and OUT in 2015

Stay current with this years style and fashion, from the women who know – SophieAndTrey.

5k Race Day Essentials

5k Race Day Essentials

If you’re just getting into running and plan to run a 5k or two, there are just a few essentials you need before you make a full commitment to running.

Mommy Bag Must-Haves for 2015

Mommy Bag Must-Haves for 2015

Here are the ten most practical and compact must-haves for your mommy bag this year.

The Mother ‘Hood Official Video

The Mother ‘Hood Official Video

It’s true. We are all different. Some breastfeed. Some bottle feed. Some homeschool. Some send to public school or private. Some immunize. Some are SAHM. Some are working-moms. Some co-sleep. Some babywear. Some are crunchy. Some use cloth diapers. One thing remains. We are all parents. Let’s show each other the love we hope to teach […]

10 Simple Tips for Positive Parenting in 2015

10 Simple Tips for Positive Parenting in 2015

If you are like me, resolutions are not a good fit. Here are some tips I will be following to help me – and I hope they may help you too – if you find yourself struggling in the

Thinner Arms and a Slimmer Waist – in Only 15 Minutes a Day

Thinner Arms and a Slimmer Waist – in Only 15 Minutes a Day

by Kirsten Evans Baby Boot Camp® Orlando Owner & ACE® Certified Fitness Instructor Specializing in Pre & Postnatal Fitness Daily Routine: Push Ups: 15 reps Plank Jacks: 60 sec (shoulders and core) Side Plank Hip Dips: 15 reps (right side only) Mountain Climbers: 60 sec Side Plank Hip Dips: 15 reps (left side only) Plank: […]

Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher

Communicating With Your Child’s Teacher

Communicating effectively with your child’s teacher is paramount to have a successful school experience for your little ones. Here are 10 suggestions to help create the healthy dialogue needed.

Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

Letter From the Editor: Resolutions… What if I fail?

We’re already well into 2015, and I’ve heard many people say, “I’m not making any resolutions this year. Exercise more … lose weight … read more … argue less. Blah, blah, blah.” I get it. I’m right there with you. I’m too busy to add a resolution to my schedule. Besides, what if I fail?

Juggling it all as … The Happening Housewife

Juggling it all as … The Happening Housewife

In early 2014, Stephanie started blogging. She’s a go-getter. The type of momma who gets wrapped into something and goes at it full speed. So as a mom to two kids, including a son with special needs, Stephanie weighed the commitment.

Things that change the third time around

Things that change the third time around

1st baby – you purchase the entire Babies R Us store. 2nd baby – you try to keep up with a scrap book. 3rd baby

Happy New Year, Kids… wink, wink!

Happy New Year, Kids… wink, wink!

Would you fib a little and tell your child that it’s time for the New Year countdown, in order to get them to bed early?

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

Do you recommend co-sleeping?

I do not recommend co-sleeping. I do agree that when humans slept in caves, newborns slept with or on top of their mothers. I also recognize that babies sleep their best on their mother’s belly.