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Archives for January 2012

Diaper Bag Full ‘O Goodies Giveaway!

Back in September, Jamie and I were able to attend the ABC Kids Expo in Louisville, KY.  We have covered it in other posts, so I won't re-hash the awesome.  But what I do want to do is tell you about this bag of goodies we put together from various … Continue Reading

Changing My Ways

Sometimes I get really embarassed when people compliment my parenting skillz.  Most likely they are just being polite, but I have to tell you, it makes me cringe a little inside.  Probably not their intention, right??  But it happens.  And here is … Continue Reading

Educate Me

It seems crazy to me that I'm already thinking about school for my boys.  No!  This can't be right!  They were just born, they're not ready for desks and worksheets!  But yeah, I guess this is something I need to be deciding with my … Continue Reading

Progress Report

Trista's back with an update on her weight loss journey!  Click here to read her first post in her weight loss guest post series! Well, here we are, 3 weeks in and I am happy to report that I am down a total of 8lbs. I am extremely excited … Continue Reading

Let’s Get Real

We love having guest posts here at The Playdate Crashers!  We love giving you another platform for your thoughts and stories and we love getting a little break!  Today we have a guest post from Stacy at Stirrups, Stretchmarks, and Snotty Noses!  … Continue Reading

Stuff That Works

A few days ago, I wrote this post on our Facebook Page: Here's an "It works for me!" tip I'm going to pass along.  Feel free to use it or not:  My 3 year old tends to want snacks all the time.  Seriously all the time.  Sometimes he's really hungry … Continue Reading

Mabu Baby Eco-Diaper System Review

A few months ago, I was at my local Walmart doing my grocery shopping.  I was passing by the baby section and noticed a new display at the end of one of the aisles.  I love new things, so I stopped and looked closer and couldn't believe what I was … Continue Reading

Crayons and Compromise

Jamie is en route to her new home in Pennsylvania and will be popping in here and there for awhile, but we will be a little off-schedule for awhile until she and her family settle in.  If you are interested in writing a guest post for us, please let … Continue Reading

EB: What You Can Do

Saturday afternoon, thousands of people logging on to check their email, Facebook, or Twitter accounts were saddened to see the news that a sweet little 2 year old boy, Tripp Roth, had passed away.  As someone who has been … Continue Reading

Moving is hard, period.

This isn't the first move for Alex and me. We moved here from Indiana a few years ago and while it was difficult to leave there, I could never imagine how much harder things would be this time around. Saturday we were fortunate to have some friends … Continue Reading

January 2012 Sponsor Shout Out!

We want to take a moment to say a big Thank You to our current advertising sponsors!  Thanks for believing in us and keeping us going! Gabe's Goodies Gabe's Goodies, founded and owned by our friend Trista!  Check out her cookies, available for … Continue Reading

Too Many Babies In The Office

Enjoy a guest post from Krista's friend Rea who blogs at Loving the Chaos (with twins and a toddler)! As a mother of three children, I have been faced with the choice of making separate doctor appointments for the trio or taking them … Continue Reading

Stop Stop, Baby

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Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

I want to know who it was that decided "The Terrible Two's" were going to be the phase of child-rearing that we would use to scare new parents.  Is it just the alliteration thing?  Because seriously, 2?  No big deal.  It's no picnic, but I'm gonna … Continue Reading

A New Beginning

Our good friend Trista is going to be sharing a series of posts about her new commitment to a healthier weight!  Krista is still computerless and Jamie is moving several states away with her family this weekend, so please pardon the lack of regular … Continue Reading

Raising Kids on a Budget

Today we have a guest post from our friend Stephanie of Housewife Mama!  Enjoy! Living on a budget has been a part of our family life since a few months after Michael and I were married.  Being college students with little money will do that to … Continue Reading

I am The Crazy Lady

I am convinced that most people are really only a few steps away from chaos and craziness at any given time. Today I ventured over into the crazy side, or maybe I've always been there. We are moving 8 hours north to PA in less than two … Continue Reading