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Mommy Mondays: Korea Trip + Traveling Internationally with Toddlers

Mommy Mondays: Korea Trip + Traveling Internationally with Toddlers

you guuuyyyyssss~~ mike and i are going to korea!!!  i am BEYOND excited.  i haven’t been to korea since i was 18, so that is a VERY long time ago.  traveling with little ones is SO FREAKING STRESSFUL.  i seriously need to mentally and physically prepare myself for weeks for trips with c.  since the…

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Mommy Mondays: The Two Year Journey

Mommy Mondays: The Two Year Journey

WOW.  TWO YEARS AGO i had a little baby named charlotte and i became a mama.  i still can’t believe it.  i still cry seeing these pictures and the emotional and physical journey i went on.  here are some tidbits of the past two years… it’s strange that you can love something new SOOOOO much….

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Easter Bakset Ideas For Toddlers

Easter Bakset Ideas For Toddlers

easter planning is well underway in the blair home!  i love a good holiday and the fun decorations that it comes with.  we have a small apartment so it’s hard to decorate for each season, so i tried to make a few super cute easter baskets and items for a easter egg hunt outdoors. this…

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Mommy Mondays: Uppa Baby Mesa Car Seat Review

Mommy Mondays: Uppa Baby Mesa Car Seat Review

looking for a carseat for your baby?  well look no further because i HIGHLY recommend the Uppa Baby Mesa car seat. we read all the reviews, looked at our price point, consulted friends and finally landed on the Uppa Baby Mesa car seat.  it was small, easy to use, easy to clean and very easy…

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Valentine’s Day 

Valentine’s Day 

made these valentine’s cards with baby c during one weekend in january when she was home sick with the flu. 🙁  poor thing.  but this one very fun indoor project that all babies will love!  just grab some washable paint and blank paper.  make enough to send out to relatives and post on your fridge!…

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Mommy Mondays: Best Milk for Babies and Toddlers

Mommy Mondays:  Best Milk for Babies and Toddlers

finding the right milk for your baby can be so confusing when you go to the grocery store.  AND you’ll find that many households use different milk and have different philosophies on milk: soy, cashew, organic, whole, almond, etc. for our family, we did some research online and found multiple articles that helped us know…

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Mommy Mondays: DIY Breastfeeding/Pumping Kit

Mommy Mondays: DIY Breastfeeding/Pumping Kit

when i had c, everything was SO new and so confusing that i was never prepared.  only after i started pumping or breastfeeding did i realize, “shoot i’m thirsty” or “crap i need X”~ but there’s nothing you can do for the next 30-40 minutes…so…you’re screwed.  and one other big thing i’m already worried about…

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B’s Annual Christmas Party

B’s Annual Christmas Party

every year my friends and i get together for a white elephant holiday party with a theme.   This house had all the things Charlotte and the other kids couldn’t get enough of: playground, sandbox, cement to draw on, ample room to run and play, and toys galore inside.  

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Santa Claus

Santa Claus

Last year we took C to see Santa Claus and she was sooooo awesome.  Like not even a tear or an expression of fear.  This year I prepped her for over a week with stories and pictures of Santa.  In line we showed her how all the other kids were lining up for Santa, sitting…

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Family Photoshoot (part deux)

Family Photoshoot (part deux)

i’m not model, but i love a good photoshoot.  esp when it’s with my family and the most awesome photographer EVERRRRR (Marinne Andres).  our family took a second photoshoot session b/c it rained during our first one.  we weren’t as prepared for these b/c well…it’s hard having a toddler.  trying to even shower is a…

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Halloween Celebrations

Halloween Celebrations

sooo…i may have gone just a tiiiiiny bit overboard this year with halloween.  shocking right?  i am pretty sure mike and charlotte are completely halloween/costumed/pumpkin-ed OUT.  thank goooodness for thanksgiving and christmas! hehehe i packed this weekend (thurs-mon) with big school parties, intimate pumpkin carvings, trick-or-treating with friends and one final trip to the pumpkin…

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Dress Up

Dress Up

My little ham!  She absolutely loves playing dress up these days.  For some reason she always puts Mike’s (clean) socks on and my necklaces on.  Hehehehe.   C also loves copying everything I’m doing these days so she always has to put lotion on her face at night and makeup on each morning.   I just…

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Mommy Monday’s: Building Motor Skills

Mommy Monday’s: Building Motor Skills

Mike and I had two Doctor friends over who work with kids, development and motor milestones.  And well, they made Mike and I feel AWESOME.  They assessed Charlotte’s motor skills and cognitive behaviors between two to five years old.  Wowzaaaa.  If that doesn’t make you feel like a proud mama I’m not sure what would!…

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Mommy Mondays: Bottle to Sippy Cup Transition

Mommy Mondays: Bottle to Sippy Cup Transition

What do all of these things have in common?  C will not drink from any of these sippy cups.  She’ll trick us and take a few sips for a hot second but then refuse to drink from it ever again.  I’ve even tried re-introducing it a few times to see if it was just a…

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Mommy Mondays: Sleep Training Help

C is 15 months and we are still in the thick of sleep training.  sigh.  This has honestly been the most confusing part of raising a baby as new parents.  Mike and I have literally been doing this since C was 3.5 months.  So we started sleep training her to bed and got that under…

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Daily Walks

one of my favorite things is to take C and L on a walk.  they are so adorable and inquisitive together!  charlotte is also exploring every new object, motor skill, texture out there.  she loves crumpling leaves in her hand, pulling grass, pointing at trees, and walking lucy all by herself.  i love it when…

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15 Months

15 Months

 Where did my little baby go???  C is 15 months today and I am at a loss for words.  Here are 15 fun facts about my little babe… Charlotte just learned to bow at daycare and she bows to everything and everyone CONSTANTLY.  She also waves to all strangers and LOVES flirting with men. C…

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Toddler Fashion: OOTD

my favorite thing about C is that she loves to run and laugh.  everything new or different is HILARIOUS to her.  i hope she keeps that optimism and joy foreverrrrr. she can even drive her own little ATV!  =P

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Zootopia

Zootopia

our home is run over by zoo, farm and safari animals.  C’s new phase is ANIMALS!  and, as first time parents, we got carried away and bought her books, toys and fridge magnets to help “foster” this new phase and interest.  i’m pretty sure this is a newbie parent move and it’s not possible to…

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13.5 Months–Toddler Mom Life

13.5 months ago, I became a mother.  I still can’t believe it.  I can’t believe that a baby grew in my belly, was born, and is the spunky happy child that she is.  I know this is super cheesy, but it was 13.5 months ago that I learned what true love, sacrifice, happiness and exhaustion…

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