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Bernies kindergartener

  For parents, the first day of kindergarten is as emotional as seeing your baby take his first steps or watching as he makes his first friend.  It’s a milestone in their little lives, and in your life as well. We all have expectations for our children as they enter the elementary school years.  We…   [Read the full article]


As you hopefully realized, Father’s Day was Sunday. In the past we have written recaps here and here, about celebrating Father’s Day when deployed, about traditions, created a great gift guide, about how dads can shape your romantic relationships (here), and also about how dads can and will parent differently, but that isn’t necessarily a…   [Read the full article]

A+A swaddle Giveaway 2014

Congratulations Rebecca Babb Stevens. Contest is now closed.    (results via ****I was not financially compensated for this post. I received a sample for review purposes. The opinions expressed are my own based on my experience.**** As a second time mom, there wasn’t much of anything we needed for the Squishie that we didn’t already…   [Read the full article]

Pedro the Pony Before & After

If you are like me, you are always searching for great deals and toys for your little one. It helps keep costs down and in the case of toy purchases, keeps the little one happy as well. A month or so before Christmas last year, I was walking through Clothes Less Traveled, a Peachtree City…   [Read the full article]

Nursery Room Art Inspiration

   If you remember from this post here several months back before we were pregnant, I was daydreaming of a circus nursery. However, by the time we found out we were pregnant with baby boy #2 (you can see posts about that here, here, and here), the circus theme had kind of lost its appeal…   [Read the full article]


Rachel and I thought we might start a pregnancy check-in to keep ya’ll appraised of how we are both holding up with parenting toddlers while pregnant with baby #2. If you have any pregnancy related questions you would like to see us answer, feel free to give us a shout in the comments and we…   [Read the full article]

Its a 1 with text

As you know from this post and this one, my husband and I are expecting baby #2. This week we got to have our anatomy scan to make sure the new little one was healthy and growing normal and to find out whether the Goober would have a little brother or sister. The anatomy scan…   [Read the full article]


When I was pregnant and creating my gift registry, I came upon an adorable product called a Wubbanub, which was basically a pacifier with a little stuffed animal attached, and fell in love with the giraffe.  The Goober’s room was going to be done in penguins and giraffes (my husband and I’s favorite animals) and…   [Read the full article]

Dutch Cradle Cross

***I know religion can be a touchy topic, but I want to share my story in case other families seeking out a church body can learn from my experiences.***   A few months ago, shortly after my husband and moved to Peachtree City from Charlotte, NC, we were in search of a new church. Both…   [Read the full article]

If You Give a Mouse a Cookie Birthday Party

  The Goober just had his first birthday a few weeks ago and as I posted in the pull-string piñata post, it was a If You Give a Mouse a Cookie party. For me it is always easiest to plan a party if I can find some sort of theme to guide me. I wanted…   [Read the full article]