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Birthday Banners

I’d consider myself to be a semi-crafty person. I like crafting, to a degree. A little project here and there is fun, but too much of one, especially one that requires lots of precision and exact measurements, and I’m stressed out and frustrated. Because of this, when it comes to Lil’ CB’s birthday parties, I [...]

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…And It All Comes Flooding Back

Back when we were in the thick of our infertility and even after we started our adoption process, the question I dreaded most was, “When are you having kids?” It was like a stab in the heart. Every. Time. I know the question is well-meaning and innocent on the part of the asker, but when [...]

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How to Use Dry Shampoo

As a busy mom, I am always looking for shortcuts to reduce my time getting out the door. Since becoming a mom, I’ve taken to packing lunches, setting up my coffee machine and picking out CB’s and my school clothes the night before. As far as the actual morning goes, I’m still working on finding [...]

Kindergarten prep

What We’re Really Doing

A few months ago, Mr. Cowboy and I registered Lil’ CB for Kindergarten. I actually managed not to cry… mostly because I was helping run the registration since it was at my school. Yep, in a little less than two months, Lil’ CB will be a Kindergartner and I’ll continue to teach Kindergarten at the [...]

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Calm Down Bottles

At almost five, one might think that Lil’ CB might be past the need for timeouts. But one would be foolishly mistaken in that case. ;) As Lil’ CB has grown older, his outbursts and tantrums have certainly grown fewer and farther between, but we still do see them and we still combat them with [...]

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Dressing My Skinny Mini

Lil’ CB has always been on the slim side since he’s started walking. The first few pictures we received of him were of this chunky babe with multiple rolls. Then he slowly started to lose his multiple chins one at a time, especially when he started walking at about 10 months. When he came home [...]

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Family Flick Picks

I’ve always been a big fan of the movies and though we really try to be strict with limiting Lil’ CB’s screen time, I was super excited to start watching movies with him! Growing up, family movie nights, whether at home or in the theatres, were such a fun tradition. And it’s probably the reason [...]

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