The BEST Homemade Ketchup

I am a big ketchup fan, and this homemade ketchup recipe is HANDS DOWN the best ketchup I have ever tasted. I will never get store-bought ketchup again!

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5 Reasons to Hire a Lactation Consultant

When you’re sleep deprived and getting advice from EVERYWHERE, a real-time, unbiased coach can often unravel the issues and get you back on track. What worked for your friend or sister-in-law may not work for you and your baby!

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Shock Alert: Toddlers, Twos & Threes Can Be the Easiest Age!

I think toddlers, twos, and threes are the easiest age. Do I have your attention now? Many people think it is one of the more difficult stages and it is usually associated with defiant and unruly behavior.

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Tantrums: Why Your Kids Have Them & How To Make It Stop

Structure is the most important thing for a child, which is something parents often overlook. Routines give them a sense of security and help them develop self-discipline. People in general are often afraid of the unknown, and even more so for toddlers.

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The Circle: A Postpartum Group for When Motherhood is Not Pinterest Perfect.

The Circle: A Postpartum Group for When Motherhood is Not Pinterest Perfect.   Giving birth, whether it’s your first time or your fifth, is about more than just having a baby. It’s the birth of a baby, but also the birth of a mother, a father, a family. And let’s face it–some births go more …

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Things You REALLY Need to Know About Breastfeeding

We were lucky enough to have Kristine Kovach, one of Austin's best Lactation Consultants, answer some questions about breastfeeding!   What's the scoop on avoiding an underwire bra while lactating?   Not everyone needs to avoid every bra.   While it's important not to stress and press on the changing tissues during the early days ...

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Tools for Successful Potty Training

As a potty training expert I have seen many different types of potty training products. Potty watches, books about going potty, potty seats that make flushing sounds, seats that go on the potty, travel potties, plastic underwear etc. So which of these products really are worth it?   Here is my list of top-rated¬† potty ...

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Healthy Snacks Your Kids Will Love

Recently, Nutritionist and Cheer Up Buttercups Co-founder, Allison Reyna, was asked by Time Warner Cable to do a short segment on healthy snacks that kids will love. Having tested these recipes on her three children, we can honestly say that these are snacks your kids really will love! Whether they need a power snack in …

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Power Balls Recipe

This recipe is a staple in our household. My kids, ages 3 and 5, love helping me make them. I like to stash a batch in the freezer for future lunchboxes and snacks-on-the go. The oatmeal is packed with fiber and the protein in the nut butter will keep your kids satiated for a long, …

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Why Sunscreen Rubs Me the Wrong Way

We are about to dive head first into summertime here in Texas which brings with it lazy, hot days, pool time fun and lathering gobs of sunscreen on ourselves and our children. No matter where you live one of the first things you probably do in the morning is lather on the sunscreen or apply …

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