Pinteresting Pins

Here are some of my, “Can’t Live Withouts.”

  
Sophia, My Granddaughter loves her Bright Starts Cozy Coos Pacifer! It’s easy to find too. For Easter I bought her two more in this style…

  
I would never want any of my kids, even my nearly 21 year old eating these choking hazards but Atomic Fireballs are my favorite indulgence!

  

Even though Sophia is too young to use essential oils I use these on my neck and when I hold her she can smell them. Tummy All Better helps with colic and Sniffle Stopper makes her breathe easier since she’s had RSV lately. When she is 2 I’m definitely getting her a big set of the Kid Safe Synergies.

   
 

Finally, a Sippy I Can Live With!

I have a lot of peaceful time on my hands today, lol! My little ones always seem to be jealous of the big kids so all is quiet. Lots of blogging time with Paigey back in school. Miss Jenna likes having Mommy to herself, Paige was exactly this way when she was two, randomly kicking her brother during summer break, kids!

Here are the best sippy cups! If you had kids or grandbabies in the mid 90’s most likely you had Playtex Spill Proof cups, these are very similar.

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I purchased Jenna’s at Dollar General(the Dollar Store as we call it)for $3, they have Spongebob and Dora designs, other stores may have a wider variety. We love them! Set the valve to, “slow,” for virtually no spillage!

Unexpected Toddler Treat

My family and I are WIC Clients, it’s a wonderful supplemental food program. Although there have been cutbacks through the years they still provide super useful elements to make sure every pregnant woman and child under 5 has adequate nutrition. From breastfeeding support to nutritious foods, it’s a helpful resource to many families.

For those of you that have been WIC Participants you know you get a surplus of infant cereals. Keep them in a cool, dry place and they will come in handy even when your infant becomes a toddler. I’ve discovered if I put a bit of brown sugar and cinnamon in with the cereal Jenna gobbles it up, plus I can control the consistency and make it smooth enough to be palatable but thick enough to stay on her spoon for easy self feeding. This morning I even snuck in some Gerber 3rd Foods sweet potatoes ūüėČ

Here is a link to more ways to use infant cereal. I’m a firm believer that it’s one of the most nutritious foods for babies and toddlers.

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[Find something you’re passionate about and keep tremendously interested in it. :Julia Child]

Jenna is 20 Months Old!

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I’m now cloth diapering my sweet one, it’s such a freeing and liberating experience! I use mostly Baby City covers , Gerber prefolds as inserts and Gerber plastic pants. I honestly believe the plastic pants make all the difference in successful cloth diapering. If you are a stay at home parent I really recommend you try it, for almost two years I had used the covers as something pretty for Jenna to wear over disposables, if I would have realized how easy this method of diapering is I would have done it all along.

*For night and naptime I recommend using two prefolds in the pocket cover…it will be thick but no leaks. I have yet to have a cloth diaper leak in over two weeks.

 

Nehemiah 9:6 –¬†Thou, even thou, art LORD alone; thou hast made heaven, the heaven of heavens, with all their host, the earth, and all things that are therein, the seas, and all that is therein, and thou preservest them all; and the host of heaven worshippeth thee.