Janssen Bradshaw

Janssen lives in North Carolina with her husband and their two little girls. A former librarian, she is an obsessive reader, especially of picture books, young adult novels, and adult non-fiction. She also loves food in any form, whether it’s trying a new restaurant or making dinner at home with her little sidekicks. Her lifestyle blog, Everyday Reading, features daily style, book recommendations, and her family's favorite recipes. You can also find Janssen on Twitter, Instagram and Google+.

5 Ways My Girls Are Totally Different

When our second daughter was born, we realized we’d been subconsciously expecting her to be a little carbon copy of our first daughter. After all, that’s all we knew!

But from the moment they were born, they’ve been very different. This summer, we’ve had multiple people tell us, “They don’t even look related!”

And it’s not just in their looks that they differ – their personalities are uniquely their own too.

Differences between sisters

Differences between sisters

5 Tips to Help Your Child Be a Good Eater

A picky eater is tough on parents (and it’s tough on a picky eater too).

You may not be able to totally control your child’s tastebuds, but there are things you can do to help them develop into good eaters from a young age. Here are some of my best tips.

Help a Picky Eater

Help a Picky Eater

Taking My Little Girls to London

When I was in college, my sister and I went together to London on a study abroad program.

London with Kids

5 Signs My Car Transports Little Ones

In a perfect world, my car would be pristine and anyone who found out I had two children would be SHOCKED because my car wouldn’t betray a hint.

But even without Cheerios rolling around in the backseat, it’s pretty obvious that I’m transporting little children around wherever I go.

Mom Car

Mom Car

6 Gifts to Help Out a New Mommy

Now that I’ve been a new mom twice, I’ve seen some of the most helpful things you can do for a new mom (and tried desperately to keep them in my brain so when it’s someone else’s turn, I can remember what I most appreciated).

New Baby

New Baby
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