What a BLESSING – Yell Less, Love More

I was sent a copy of Yell Less, Love More for review. But I’d planned on buying it anyway. All opinions are my own.  This post also contains an affiliate like. I am a yeller. There is no doubt about it.  i yell about all types of stuff.  I don't know when I became this way, but I know I do.  If I'm in a mood, watch out!  So, I stumbled across The Orange Rhino one day in my quest for solutions.  There she was, someone else who could relate.  The difference was... she stopped yelling. Read more [...]

We Love Mei Tais Giveaway Event!

  Sponsored by Adriane Stare of Caribou Baby   Hosted by: The Squishable Baby   Co-hosted by: Our Piece of Earth According to Jenny Zephyr Hill Blog The Median Mommy Life as a Wife, Mummy and Nurse I Thought I Knew Mama Mommy's Favorite Things Kerrific online Living Peacefully with Children Hobo Mama Momma Lew   This giveaway is unique. The Didymos Didy Tai is a wonderful marriage between a woven wrap and a Buckle carrier. It's Read more [...]

Didy Tai Giveaway Dec 4-19

  Sponsored by Adriane Stare of Caribou Baby   Hosted by: The Squishable Baby   Co-hosted by: Our Piece of Earth According to Jenny Zephyr Hill Blog The Median Mommy Life as a Wife, Mummy and Nurse I Thought I Knew Mama Mommy's Favorite Things Kerrific online Living Peacefully with Children Hobo Mama Momma Lew     Are you ready?!   The Tuesday after Thanksgiving - the frenzy starts! We are giving away a very awesome Read more [...]

Extended Breastfeeding… Yes, I Do

I mean no offense to my friends and readers who use formula, I know you are doing what is best for you and your family. This stems from Peanut's one year check up. Sometimes I really don't like how uneducated people including doctors are. At Peanut's one year check up, I was asked if we were still breastfeeding, and very proudly I said yes.  We had a tough time in the beginning and I am proud that we are still going.  Well the physicians assistant looked at me and plainly told me to wean Read more [...]
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Living the Attachment Parenting Life – Part 2

This is part 2 of my Living the Attachment Parenting life set.  You can see part 1 here. Ensure Safe Sleep, Physically and Emotionally - Co-sleeping has been such a blessing.  Peanut definitely loves his night-time feedings, so this lets me feed him and still get some rest because he is an EARLY riser.  I know that it is controversial but I feel if it works for you and you do it safely, go for it.  I understand that this does not work for everyone, but don't bash me because it works for Read more [...]
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Living the Attachment Parenting life Part 1

When I was pregnant I started worrying about how I was going to raise Peanut.  I was able to come up with a list of things I didn't want to do.  So I started researching parenting styles, to see if I fit in anywhere.  It was during this quest I found Attachment Parenting and Dr. Sears.  It seemed to me that I found something that I agreed with.  There are eight basic principles to AP. I have included links to the official API page with the descriptions. Preparation for Pregnancy, Birth and Read more [...]