The Ultimate Gift Guide Of What Your Wife Really Wants For Christmas

Are you at a total loss on what to get your wife as a gift for Christmas? Is the deadline approaching, and you are still empty handed? Well have no fear because today I am sharing the Ultimate Gift Guide Of What Your Wife Really Wants for Christmas.

Guys, let’s face it…your wife is a pretty amazing lady! If you have children, then you already know she is a multi tasking ninja. She can wipe away tears, and has kisses that can heal all boo boos. With her stealth like skills, she can carry a baby on her hip, balance coffee in her hand, and unlock a car with keys in her mouth.

She is your biggest cheerleader, and she would genuinely fight off a bear with her bare hands to protect you and your babies. #notallsuperheroeswearcapes 🙂 This year, let’s get her what she really wants, because she totally deserves it!

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5 Tips to Get Your Child to Fall Asleep in a Few Minutes

Moms let’s face it…we are TIRED! And, the thought of it taking hours to get our child to sleep is even more exhausting. That’s why I am super excited to share with you 5 Tips to get your child to fall asleep in a few minutes!

You already know that getting your child to sleep can seem like nothing short of a miracle! I SO understand! It would take me up to two hours just to get my daughter to fall asleep, and I was OVER it!

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The Ultimate Guide To Going Back to School For the 1st Time 5 Tips for Parents

I am so excited to have Erin from Perfectly Port Family join us today for a blog takeover! She has such a gift in keeping us mamas encouraged, and I know you will just love her. Erin is sharing her best tips for parents sending our kiddos back to school. As a mama, and former teacher, she has some great tips on how to help ease the transition.

I am also doing a guest post on Erin’s blog about easing the back to school jitters. Be sure to check it out here.

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Is your child heading back to school for the first time?  

Everyone is excited to gather up that list, shop for school supplies, and research all the options on how to take that perfect first day of school photo.  However, your heart feels a bit tender at the thought.  

I spent years ushering weepy parents out the door of my classroom and then before I knew it, it was my turn to be that parent. If I could go back in time, this is what I would tell my tenderhearted self.

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Top 10 Skin Care Essentials For Busy Moms

So, I have to say that through motherhood, my daily makeup routine has had a major shift. Like it’s the bare bones minimum! With that I really try to focus on taking care of my skin with my skin care essentials.

You know like your mom told you to do, but you didn’t listen and went to bed with a full face of makeup on? 😉

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10 Reasons Why You Are Handling Motherhood Like A Boss

You are probably saying to yourself, “Lady, I’m not certain of what this stain is on my shirt, and I possibly showered like three days ago. I am definitely not feeling like a boss of anything, let alone motherhood.” And, then you probably laughed and laughed.

I totally GET IT! I too have really long days that I feel like I am absolutely drowning!

Y’all, this motherhood thing is seriously tough. And, the best part is, you don’t actually understand the toughness until you go through it. YAY for us! 😉

But, I am here to tell you, that you are in fact totally rocking this motherhood thing! So, sweet mama…let me give you 10 reasons why you are handling motherhood like a BOSS!

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Mommy Blogs You Should Be Reading

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Mommy blogs are the best, and I have to say that I absolutely love getting to be a mommy blogger!

That is why I was extremely honored, and excited to find out that Erin of Perfectly Port Family nominated me for the Blogger Recognition Award. It feels so good to know that I am truly helping other mamas out there!

As part of the award, I was asked to answer two questions, and I also get to nominate some other mommy blogs that I am loving! Y’all, these sweet mommy bloggers keep me encouraged on the daily, and I am so excited for you to start reading their blogs too!

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5 Reasons Why I Will Never Look At My Husband The Same

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When my husband and I were first married, it was adventure filled bliss! We could travel at the drop of a hat, explore new places and eateries, catch a show whenever we wanted…and then ALL of that changed.

It was like a switch flipped, and there were no more impromptu dates, and there was certainly no last minute secretly planned trips to destinations unknown.

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10 Free Apps That Will Make You A Rockstar Mom

Did you know that there really is an app for that? 😉 Seriously, there are some fantastic apps out there that help me to be a rock star mama on the daily! So, I am super excited to share with you 10 Free Apps that will make you rock motherhood!

Technology huh? Man it’s a fickle thing. One minute we want to monitor and cut down on screen time, the next we are praising the heavens for our sweet Instagram escape! Am I right? 😉

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Lessons I Learned From My Anxious Child

So there we were. Our son standing on the edge of the pool, about to jump in, and it hit. He was having a total meltdown! I mean full on trembling, tears, snot…LOSING IT! I was helplessly watching my anxious child.

Now, he had jumped into the pool countless times before, but somehow this time was different. He was absolutely full of anxiety and fear over the thought of jumping.

I wish that I could tell you how patient I was, and that I deserved an award for being an awesome mommy during that moment. Unfortunately, that is not the case, but I did learn something from the experience… so there is that! 😉

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The Best Gluten Free Snacks For Kids

Do you find yourself throwing your hands in the air and exclaiming ‘Where can I find the best gluten free snacks?’

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If you have a child that suffers from gluten intolerance, then you know how difficult it can be to find a good gluten free snack. As in it is actually tasty, doesn’t taste like cardboard, and your child will happily say ‘Thanks Mommy’! 😉 That is why I am excited to share with you my top picks for Gluten Free Snacks For Kids!

When we first discovered our daughter was allergic to gluten, I scoured the internet and found a ton of homemade recipes. I got to work right away, and was honestly happy to do so! Anything for our babies…am I right?!?

But, let’s keep it real for a minute. After a few months, this mama needed a break.

Making absolutely everything from scratch is hard y’all, and God bless you mamas that can do it! I was in need of some serious help with my snack game.

So after much trial and error I have found what I think are the absolute best gluten free snacks. These are great for traveling in the car, a picnic, or just plain old snack time!

So if you have a gluten allergy or intolerance in your house, get your hands on these snacks today! You will thank me later! 😉

Van’s PB&J Blueberry Sandwich Bars

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For Kids

Y’all these are really good! I even steal some for myself every once in a while. Shhh don’t tell anyone…it can be our secret. 😉

Lance Gluten Free Sandwich Crackers

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For Kids

These come in a pack of 4. You get 2 boxes of cheddar cheese cracker sandwiches, and 2 boxes of peanut butter sandwich crackers.

These are also egg free, which is a double bonus for me because my son has an egg allergy.

Bare Natural Apple Chips

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For Kids

These apple chips are so delicious. They have a crunch that the kiddos will love, and are great for their little bodies too!

These come in a variety pack, and you will get Fuji, Reds, Cinnamon, and Granny Smith. These are a snack you can feel really good about! #MomWin

Glutino Gluten Free Bagel Chips

 

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For KidsI love a good bagel chip! I would feel horrible when my sweet baby would come up to me, and want one.

With these tasty Bagel Chips, I no longer have to keep my bagel chip munching on the down low!

Katz Gluten Free Powdered Donuts

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For KidsWho doesn’t love a good donut? These are seriously good!

I don’t even mean like good for gluten free good…I mean they are good! The whole family will love them. 🙂

Enjoy Life Soft Baked Cookies

The Best Gluten Free Snacks For Kids

If you haven’t heard of Enjoy Life, you should definitely check them out. Their snacks are free from the Top 8 allergy offenders!

My daughter feels super special when she gets to have these as a special treat.

I am going to be honest here, and let you know they are a little on the pricey side. We do not eat these daily, so I feel like for the peace of mind the price is more than justified.

I hope that these snacks help you busy mommies out, and that your amazing kiddos enjoy them!

Do you have a kiddo with a food allergy? What are some of your go to snacks?

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