Author Archive for Swarm

Swarm: What Were Your Biggest Parenting Challenges at Each Stage to Date?

2 years ago Mrs. Wagon wrote a post about the many parenting challenges the first couple years of your child’s life. Once you’ve conquered one challenge, a new one presents itself. In this Swarm, the Bees share the biggest parenting challenges they’ve encountered to date. Lil Cowboy, 5 years old 15-16 months – Initial transition […]


Swarm: What is Your Ideal Childcare Situation from Newborn – Kindergarten?

Assuming that you were in similar financial circumstances. I’ve been thinking about this situation a lot since I started working full-time again. I think ideally it would be great to have a nanny for the first 1-2.5 years. I was home with both my girls, but if you have to work and have a little one […]

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Swarm: What Were Your Biggest Gear Regrets?

My biggest regret is not discovering how much gear I could buy used until after Charlie turned one. Things like swings, jumperoos, bouncers, etc. are found in abundance on local listservs and mom groups and can easily be sold again once they’re outgrown. As far as any specific purchases, I wish we had invested in […]

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Choosing a Double Stroller

There have been a lot of questions regarding double strollers on the boards recently, so some of our mamas with 2 kids share experiences, pros, cons and regrets about our double strollers below! All of our kids are about 22 months – 2 1/2 years apart. Mrs. High Heels/WOHM/Suburbs Our first double stroller was the […]

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Want, Need, Wear, Read – What the Bees are Getting Their Kids for Christmas

Christmas is less than 2 weeks away (I have my shopping just about done), so today the bloggers are sharing what they’re gifting their little ones — something they want, something they need, something to wear, and something to read! Mrs. Garland – 11 Months Want: Jackson loves playing with the walker at daycare, but […]

Swarm: Whole30

Many of you have probably heard of Whole30 — a 30 day elimination diet that’s supposed to reset your body and change your relationship with food, resulting in a myriad of health and physical benefits. You omit pretty much everything from your diet other than proteins, vegetables, nuts, and very limited fruits. I think it’s […]

Swarm: What Have Been the Top 3 Favorite Posts You’ve Written?

In this edition of the Swarm, we thought it would be fun to get to know the bloggers a little bit better. So we asked each of them to share which 3 posts they had written were their favorites! Liam’s Colorful 1st birthday Party – As I plan Liam’s 2nd birthday party, I love looking back at […]

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