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Author Archives: Suzanne

Spring Yard Projects

Our BIG project over the weekend was working in our yard. I don’t know how we are going to get it into shape without hiring someone to help us!  You would think one acre would be easy to maintain. The problem is BOTH of us love to work in the yard, but someone has to … Continue reading »

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The THREE Month Bump

 This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined & The Gnome’s Mom Today’s topic:  Road Bumps Never once did I think it was going to be such a struggle for me to breastfeed!  It’s the natural way for crying out loud! We had five … Continue reading »

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New Nap Schedule – No Memo For Mom

I never get a memo from my son about the new schedule or change of events. One of the things I’m learning about babies is that they never do anything on a schedule other than their own!  No matter how much you want them to do something,  even if it is normal behavior for them….just … Continue reading »

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Asparagus Delight

This baby loves asparagus! Making baby food with asparagus was so easy!  I love simple, fast, baby food ideas and this one took me all of 20 minutes from start to freezer.  I’m not sure why I didn’t try it before. Simple Instructions: Wash asparagus Cut off the woody ends Bring about 1 inch of … Continue reading »

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Survived Spring Break

Spring break is over -  finally!  This was the worst spring break I think I’ve ever had.  Not that I ever did much over spring break during college.  I wasn’t one of those people that went to the beach.  Instead I would go climbing, camping, or hiking.  Occasionally, I would visit family for a week, … Continue reading »

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Weaning – No Time Soon

 This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined & The Gnome’s Mom Today’s topic:  Weaning *WARNING*  Just so you know, everyone — their mom, cousin twice removed, dog, cat, and goldfish — are going to have an OPINION on when YOU should wean your … Continue reading »

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Regression Analysis

Here is a brief update on our sleep situation. Nothing has improved in the sleep department.  ALL of us are still waking up every 2-3 hours.  We are the zombie family for sure! My poor baby has been taking his milestones in giant leaps rather than baby steps and I think all these new things … Continue reading »

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and They Are Gone

The grandparents have left the building….. My parents came down for the weekend to help keep my teething baby distracted and busy.  We had the best time! They brought their new border collie puppy and my kid watched him play fetch all day.  We took the puppy and baby for walks around the neighborhood.  They … Continue reading »

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The Breast Tools Ever

This post is part of the Breastfeeding Blog Hop hosted by The Slacker Mom and co-hosted by Happiness Redefined & The Gnome’s Mom Today’s topic:  Tools of the Trade When you decide to breastfeed you are bombarded by stuff everyone says you are going to need.  I actually did NOT need very much in the … Continue reading »

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Fleece Liner – DIY

How is it that I cloth diapered for over 6 months before hearing about fleece liners? I use pocket diapers with microfiber stuffing which is just great, but my super soaker boy was always damp.  I was pretty much going to throw in the towel on cloth diapering due my extreme frustration.   I searched for … Continue reading »

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