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5 Ways We Teach Our Kids About Being Thankful

Like most parents, we hope that our children grow up to be thankful for what they have, no matter what. We hope to teach them to have a grateful heart, from a very early age. In today’s world of having tons of “stuff” and always wanting more, it can be difficult to teach our children about being thankful.

Here are 5 ways my husband and I teach our kids about being thankful…

Slow Cooker Recipes for Busy Moms

As a mom of three, I know just how difficult it can be to prepare a delicious meal each night of the week. I love to cook, but sometimes, there aren’t enough hours in the day to get it all done. I really hate feeding my kids fast food, and going to restaurants gets too expensive, so I’ve tried my best to freeze meals ahead of time and to utilize my slow cooker.

I’ve rounded up 15+ delicious slow cooker recipes that you can easily make in a morning or afternoon. At dinnertime, you’ll have a hot meal ready to go with very little prep! A MUST for busy moms! Click through to see them all…

8 Latino-Inspired Halloween Costumes

The best part about Halloween is coming up with creative costumes (okay, maybe it’s all the free candy, but the costumes are really fun). I’m the kind of person who starts brainstorming ideas for next year’s Halloween costume on November 1st.

Last year, we all dressed up as The Fresh Beat Band (Liam’s favorite!) and this year, we will be superheroes (Liam is obsessed with Spiderman and insists we all dress up as his favorite heroes). But I started thinking about some Latino-inspired costumes that would be really fun.

Here are a few ideas that might pique your interest:

11+ Things on My Hospital Packing List... Including Stuff for Baby!

There are a lot of different lists out there of the items new moms should bring to the hospital. Some lists are short, some are long. I have found that my friends who have never had a child and are about to give birth feel completely overwhelmed at the thought of packing for the hospital, so I thought I’d write up my list of what I took. Here it is:

10 Ways I've Boosted My Milk Supply

As a nursing mama, I know just how important it is to maintain a good supply of breastmilk for your baby. Whether you are exclusively nursing, pumping and nursing, or exclusively pumping, your milk supply can fluctuate. I’ve learned the hard way which foods to avoid, and I’ve been successful at boosting my supply when I was running low.
Here are 10 ways I was able to boost my milk supply…
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