Will I spoil my baby by holding him too much?

Will I spoil my baby by holding him too much?

Originally posted on DomestiSketch:
I’m sure you’ve heard from countless people that you’ll spoil your baby if you pick him up every time he cries. But it’s simply not true! Spoiling involves giving your child every single thing he wants and letting him do as he pleases. The thing is, there’s a difference between a want and a need. Just look at that…

No More Mommy Guilt ~ Joshua’s Rash

No More Mommy Guilt ~ Joshua’s Rash

This post is my response to Amy’s story of mommy guilt that she allowed me to share on my blog last week. I realize that most (if not all) of us have a time when we also felt that terrible feeling. That we somehow should have/could have done something to prevent our little ones from being hurt (whether … Continue reading

A Blissful *Giveaway*

A Blissful *Giveaway*

Giveaway runs from April 14th-17th Pregnancy is a time when our bodies go through some extreme changes, many of which are pretty challenging. I’m looking at you, morning sickness and sciatic nerve pain! But, it should also be a time that we focus on the blessing of the child(ren) we are bringing into the world! Our lives tend to be really full of activities, … Continue reading

Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Cake

Fresh Strawberry Vanilla Cake

*In honor of it being Maggie’s 14th birthday today, I would like to share one of her favorite cakes with you!* The creation of this cake came about several years ago when my daughter, Maggie, requested a vanilla cake for her birthday. She loves strawberries and because her birthday is in April, it perfectly lines up with strawberry season … Continue reading

*Break the Code* Scavenger Hunt

*Break the Code* Scavenger Hunt

Children love scavenger hunts and they also love surprises! Why not combine the two? The following activity can be tailored to different ages as well as any holiday or other special day (or even just a rainy day)! I’ve hidden valentines, coloring pages, Easter candy and more. Basically, you are going to be hiding something for your child(ren) and … Continue reading