Category Mom

all things mom. garden, birth, breastfeeding, cloth diapers, organization, etc

Free toy

we get a lot from Amazon. Like a lot a lot. So we often have to return stuff. We try to go to Kohl’s to return as much as possible because it’s so easy. But also, they give you a…

Carpet Cleaning Solution

I wrote a post about the carpet cleaner we bought. Honestly, I am not thrilled with the solution we bought. I had Puracy’s from before we bought the machine. I decided to try it out on a chocolate protein shake…

Curly Hair Problems

I remember many, many days with frizzy, puffy hair. Curly hair in the south with a mom that has stick straight hair made for an interesting hair don’ts. Once I figured out how to deal with it, I fell in…

Mema’s Recipes

My grandma passes away almost a year ago. She was a great cook. My aunt was able to save some of her handwritten recipes. I scanned and laminated all of them so we would be able to keep them forever.…

Free books!

And they are good too! Did you know Dolly Parton gives away a ton of free books??? Every month from birth to age 5 your kids can get a book FOR FREE. And they are some of my favorites the…

Breastfeeding Tips

When I was pregnant with our first, I had 2 goals (read demands). I was not going to have a c section (um… About that) and I was going to breastfeed for exactly one year (also, about that). I ended…

Paper Towel Alternatives

We go through a ton of rags. So many faces and hands to wipe. Plus dishes, counters, floors, high chair, etc, etc, etc. The list is endless. I try hard to avoid paper towels. Here’s what we keep in the…

Chores

I feel like it’s super helpful for kids to help around the house. These are skills they need to learn for life but also, we all live here so we all need to pitch in. “Team work makes the dream…

Visual Schedules

OMG HOW DO I GET THESE KIDS OUT THE DOOR?!?! When G was about 2, we started going to the gym almost daily. Some days it was a STRUGGLE to get her ready and out the door on time. Same…

Vacuums

Who would have thunk I would be reviewing vacuums. But here we are… I am such a mom. Not that that’s a bad thing at all. It just makes me giggle that I have opinions on vacuums now. In addition…