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    What to pack in your Hospital Bag

    We have all seen those overwhelming, mile long lists of what you need to take to the hospital when you give birth.  When Alex and I packed for our first hospital stay we had a duffel bag and a suitcase.  We barely opened the bags.  The hospital supplied diapers, wipes, pads, mesh underwear, formula, blankets, breast pump and onesies.  Pretty much anything we really needed was supplied for us. But there are definitely still things you will need to bring. Be sure to check with your delivery hospital to see what they supply before you give birth! Birth Plan if you have one If you plan on having photos taken…

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    Top 10 Diaper bag Necessities for Parents of Toddlers

    We have all seen those mile long lists of things that you absolutely cannot live without in your diaper bag. Some include 10 outfits and others have a full mini fridge in them, regardless, this list is meant to be simple for leaving the house prepared for a day out with toddlers.    1 spare outfit per child – Of course in cases of small babies I would certainly support more than one, but for my toddler one has been plenty. This also keeps me from creating a wormhole of clothes that I forget exist in the bag.  A snack or two – I try to keep diaper bag snacks…

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    Celebrating New Years with Kids

    Ringing in the New Year is definitely different when you have kids, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still have fun doing it! Here are some fun, kid friendly ways you can celebrate 2019 with your kids!   Mock New Years Celebration If staying up until midnight with the kids isn’t your idea of fun, this is for you! Have a party at home with the kids, get some hats, glasses and noise makers. You can set up a Hot Cocoa Bar with everyone’s favorite mix ins, Peppermint, Marshmallows, Whipped Cream, Sprinkles, Salted Caramel and whatever other deliciousness you can think of, or turn it up  a notch and opt…