Author Archive for Mrs. Tic Tac Toe

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Bring on the pink!

After a miscarriage and trying for a year, we are now 14 weeks pregnant with a baby girl! We are so excited and I feel so lucky. My NT scan was on Liam’s first day of preschool and sadly, my husband couldn’t make it. The only appointment they had was in the afternoon, so I [...]

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Liam’s Preschool Book

As Liam’s first day of preschool crept up closer and closer, I started to feel very anxious about this big change in his routine. I have left him home with our beloved nanny since he was 4 months old, so leaving him somewhere while I went to work wasn’t new for me. The difference though [...]


Stressing about stress

One of the first things people say when they hear that someone has been trying to get pregnant for a while without success is to just relax. People blame stress for lots of health problems, including infertility. This can be frustrating for those who have been trying to get pregnant for a long period of [...]

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Potty Training Update

Liam is 25 months old and 100% day and night potty trained! I wrote about it when we were a few weeks in here, but I thought I’d give a more detailed breakdown of how it happened for us, now that he’s completely trained. Here’s what we used to get through it: Baby Bjorn Potty [...]

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Mason Jar Art Supply Storage

Liam is just starting to get into arts and crafts now that he is two years old. I had a basket where I kept the chalk for our kitchen chalkboard (it is on the side of a cabinet and goes all the way to the floor so he can draw on it, too), but once [...]

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My favorite Boys’ Swimsuits

Inspired by Mrs. Bee’s recent post about the best stores to buy swimsuits for kids, I thought I’d share my favorite styles in boys’ swimwear this season. Since Liam still fits in most of his swimsuits from last year, I probably won’t be buying him any new ones this year, but if I did, these [...]

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Packing for Disneyland

Last Tuesday, we took Liam to Disneyland for the second time. I came up with a method for packing that has really worked for us and I wanted to share it with you! First, I pack large ziplock bags with different categories of items: snacks, diapers/sunscreen/medicine, and clothes. The first time we went, Liam was [...]

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