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Archives for January 2011

Serwa Chic Giveaway! **Closed!**

This giveaway closed at midnight on Monday, February 7th, 2011! Angie E. is our winner! Congratulations! We are thrilled to be able to give away a Serwa Chic Long Sleeve Bib to one of our listeners! Jen is our featured interview on our podcast … Continue Reading

Moms @ Work (Part 3) – #13

This episode is Part 3 of a 3-Part series, Moms @ Work, all about Working Moms’ Issues! The week's show features an interview with WAHM Jen Maurer, the mom behind Serwa Chic, maker of cloth diapers, nursing covers, and long sleeve bibs!  Find out … Continue Reading

Full Time Career and Full Time Mom (Guest Post by Jen S.)

From daily routines to child care and potty training, Jen covers it all in this guest post! With three kids, she's had many different work schedules and decided what works for them. I am the Executive Director of Practice Management at Aultman … Continue Reading

Daycare (Guest Post by Kristine C.)

First I must make a confession… I’ve only stepped foot in a day care once. My family has been lucky enough to have a sitter. When I went back to work after having my son, Kaden, we worked out a schedule where I would work three ten hour days. So … Continue Reading

Starbucks Giveaway! *Closed*

Giveaway is closed! Congratulations to our winner, Shaina N.! To all of our entrants, thank you for your comments! You can expect to hear them on an upcoming show! I feel like doing another giveaway to get everyone warmed up for our great … Continue Reading

Moms @ Work (Part 2) – #12

This episode is Part 2 of a 3-Part series, Moms @ Work, all about Working Moms’ Issues! Our episode features an interview with Monica Wade, the preschool director at King's Christian Academy in Big Stone Gap, Virginia.  We know you will love this … Continue Reading

Prodromal Labor: The Purgatory of Pregnancy

Some of you may have noticed a decrease in my presence here and on Facebook. The reason is that over the weekend I managed to lose myself in what I am now calling the purgatory of pregnancy, more commonly known as prodromal labor (best identified by … Continue Reading

Great Use For Leftover Universal Gift Cards

I know that there are probably several of you who received universal gift cards for Christmas. Well if you are like me, there will probably be a point in which you have spent all but $6.92 cents. While these kind of cards are nice because you can use … Continue Reading

From One Working Mom to Another…(Guest post by Lindsey S.)

Lindsey was our guest interview on Moms @ Work (Part 1) - #11. We loved having her on the show and we know you'll love her post today! The alarm goes off, but you're sure you just laid back down 5 minutes ago. You glance at the blackberry by your … Continue Reading

Working Mom (Guest Post by Kristine C.)

When I was a little girl I dreamed of being a stay at home mom. My mom stayed home with all her kids and now she watches my cousin’s child. Every time you would ask me what I wanted to be when I grew up, my answer was always a mommy. Fast forward … Continue Reading

Moms @ Work (Part 1) – #11

This episode is Part 1 of a 3-Part series, Moms @ Work, all about Working Moms' Issues! This episode features an interview with Lindsey Simpkins, a working mother of a two year old named Gavin. We know you'll love her insights about being a … Continue Reading

Baby Carrier Follow Up!

A few weeks ago, I did a 14 day trial of three buckle baby carriers from Heavenly Hold - a Beco Butterfly 2, a Beco Gemini, and a Boba 2G. I did a video review that I posted for the blog and then purchased one of the carriers. I ended up buying one … Continue Reading

What you don’t want to hear when you’re stuck on Hospital Bed Rest

So, I had a rough day earlier this week. The nice CNA that I had seemed to think that I would feel better listening to her complain. So I made this xtranormal video to vent my frustrations. (She really is nice, she just doesn't know any better. Still … Continue Reading

What’s For Dinner?

One of the motherly/wifely duties I struggle with staying on top of is menu planning. I always feel this pressure to come up with cute little meals that everyone will love, cleaning their plates and asking for more. As you can imagine, this rarely … Continue Reading

Birth Story: Will

I went to the doctor for my weekly appointment on a Wednesday at 37 weeks and 5 day. When we got there my blood pressure was high, 140/100, so they sent us over to labor and delivery to be monitored. My pressure has been pretty good for the most … Continue Reading

Food For Tots – #10

Episode 10 Artwork

We discuss: - Starting solids:  When and how? - Jarred baby foods - Homemade baby foods Wholesome Baby Food Grinding Rice for Rice Cereal - Baby led weaning Baby Led Weaning - Transitioning to table food - Picky eaters - … Continue Reading

Mommy Miss Perfect

I knew I was crashing her playdate the first time I met her. I couldn't help but envy how "together" she looked and sounded. I overheard a conversation about her couponing skills and the money saved last week at the grocery store. I listened as … Continue Reading

What Are You Reading? (Plus A Review!)

Once again I want to ask our readers and listeners, what are YOU reading? Fiction? Non-fiction? Paper book or eBook? I received a copy of Beth Moore's Voices Of The Faithful devotional book through and I have been reading it … Continue Reading

Nursing Solutions: Full Figure Nursing Bra options

Alright ladies, after complaining on Episode 9: Breast Friends of the podcast about how difficult it is to find bras for mamas with bigger chests, I found some great alternatives. Here are some tips on how to find some great bras for nursing. The … Continue Reading

Leave A Message!

Have you ever been listening to the show and wanted to make your voice heard? Maybe you heard us ranting about a product and thought "Oh you've got it all wrong, girls!" Well, this is your chance to speak up! We've signed up with Google Voice … Continue Reading