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Wordless Wednesday: Joy {Linky}

Wordless Wednesday

Joyful moments from our week

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Wordless Wednesday: Precious Moments {Linky}

Wordless Wednesday

A few of my favorite moments from this week – a week where every moment now seems more precious.

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A Valentine for My 20 Month Old Son

Mama's Musings

Dear Baby, Tomorrow we will celebrate your 20 month birthday on Valentine’s Day, and it couldn’t be a more appropriate day for your monthly birthday to fall upon. Here are 20 reasons why you are my favorite little valentine: 1. I love the way you love us. You are so sweet and affectionate, and I […]

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10 things I am grateful for this holiday season

Natural Parenting

1. My husband: In addition to these 35 things about my hubby that I absolutely adore, I have practically grown a second heart full of gratitude for Jeff’s diligent and dedicated support of our family. He works at a wonderful company with a fantastic team of people, but his job also causes him a high […]

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Joy Pockets #4

Mama's Musings

I’m linking up with Holistic Mama to share my Joy Pockets from this past week: “No matter what is going on in our lives finding the little moments that bring us some joy reminds us what we are here for… to love life.” Receiving real kisses from Baby for the first time. He scrunched up […]

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Joy Pockets #3

Mama's Musings

I’m linking up with Holistic Mama to share my Joy Pockets from this past week: “No matter what is going on in our lives finding the little moments that bring us some joy reminds us what we are here for… to love life.” Having my mom visit us from out of state for the past […]

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Playful Parenting – Or 5 Lessons My Son Has Taught Me About Parenting Through Play

Natural Parenting

Welcome to the September Carnival of Natural Parenting: Parenting Through Play This post was written for inclusion in the monthly Carnival of Natural Parenting hosted by Code Name: Mama and Hobo Mama. This month our participants have shared how challenging discipline situations can be met with play. Please read to the end to find a […]

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Joy Pockets

Mama's Musings

Follow my blog with Bloglovin I am writing my first Joy Pockets post today inspired by Bohemian Twilight. “No matter what is going on in our lives finding the little moments that bring us some joy reminds us what we are here for… to love life.” A Saturday morning with sunlight streaming through the windows, […]

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Wordless Wednesday: The Pride of a Brand New Walker!

Wordless Wednesday

Link up your Wordless Wednesday post with the linky below!

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Wordless Wednesday: Colorado Family Adventures

Wordless Wednesday

We’re just back from an amazing week long vacation in Colorado. Here’s a peek at what we have been up to! Link up your Wordless Wednesday post below:

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Wordless Wednesday: Boston Harbor Islands Family Fun

New England Mama

Link up your Wordless Wednesday post below! Boston Area Mamas: If you also enjoy finding new places to explore with your family, don’t forget to sign up for Juice in the City deals! Mom reviewed daily deals found by moms from your area will soon be available in Boston and the surrounding suburbs. If you’re […]

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Wordless Wednesday: Baby and His Best Friend, Kaia the Kitty

Wordless Wednesday

Baby has a tried and true best friend. Her name is Kaia the Kitty. To see how their friendship developed: – Wordless Wednesday: Kitty Love for Baby, Weeks 1-4 And here they are now: Link up your Wordless Wednesday post with the linky below. Please leave a comment on this post after doing so. Thanks!

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Baby’s 1st Birthday Party Recap: Ideas, Recipes & Pictures

Hungry Mama Hungry Baby

Baby’s 1st birthday party was a huge success on Saturday! We had around 40 family members as guests, with almost everyone being from out of state, so we were really feeling the love for Baby. Baby appeared to enjoy himself thoroughly! The Food We barbecued hamburgers, chicken, and veggie burgers, and put out two three-foot […]

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Wordless Wednesday: My June Baby Enjoys the Great Outdoors

Natural Parenting

You can also see Baby in Natural Parent Network’s Wordless Wednesday feature: Exploring Food Link up your Wordless Wednesday posts below!

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3 Things That Have Surprised Me About Having a One Year Old

Mama's Musings

In a little over a week, my precious baby will be a year old. It’s been the most amazing year of my life, and I have truly savored every moment of it. I have to admit that for much of this year, I have been dreading Baby’s 1st birthday because for some irrational reason, I […]

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20 Lessons I Learned From Oprah That I Will Pass Down to My Son

Mama's Musings

As The Oprah Winfrey Show came to a close yesterday, I felt a chapter of my life end, but thanks to the lessons that she has taught me and millions of others over the past twenty five years, I know that this ending is actually a launching point – a place of inspiration that will […]

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