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  • Transitioning to 3 Kiddos with Britax Travel System

    This post has been sponsored by Britax I was nervous to add the third kiddo to our family, no doubt.  What I feared the most was how challenging it would be to get out of the house.  I am not a homebody.  A whole day spent inside my house is enough to make me feel […]

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  • Baby Tess’ Birth Story

    The fact that I get to finally write this post seems like a miracle to me. It felt like I might defy all scientific odds and actually remain pregnant forever. The funny thing is, I never even made it to 39 weeks. But having gone into preterm labor at 34 weeks and seeing the struggle […]

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  • Nursery Reveal

    Being on bed rest has been one of the hardest things I’ve ever had to do.  So basically I am a first-class baby because there are people with real trials, and I’ve cried a river of tears worthy of Justin Timberlake’s approval about being stuck in bed.  I don’t know how people do this for […]

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  • 5 Tips for Winter Family Photos

    Family … isn’t it about .. Time? .. .. Also, Family pictures .. isn’t it about time? Other than our Christmas pj session – we haven’t taken family pictures since last year.  My current state (not being able to fasten my pants) makes me a highly uninterested in photos of myself.  And let’s face it, […]

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  • Baby 3 Gender Reveal

    Christmas came early for the Ericksen family! We’ve been anxiously awaiting this moment! It’s evident this home has plenty of estrogen floating around.  So we were so eager to find out if Baby 3 would add to the hormone parade or level the playing field a little bit! Baby 3 is a … GIRL Here’s […]

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  • Second Trimester Must Haves + Nature Made Prenatal Multivitamin

    This post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #NatureMadePrenatalDHA #CollectiveBias Pregnancy is always a happy time for me.  But it can also be a stressful and painful time.  Those of you who have followed along for a while can probably attest to this because it seems […]

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  • Toddler Bladder and Digestion Help

    If you’ve been following for awhile, you know that my eldest daughter (<– hahaha am I 70 years old) Nora has been suffering from bladder issues for quite some time.  We potty trained Nora when she was a little over 2 .. although I would use the term “potty trained” very loosely when describing Nora […]