December 2017 Memories


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Happy New Year! It’s 2018 and I am very excited for what this new year has to offer our little rad family. But before I can move onto the next, I wanted to wrap up 2018 here and write down some of my December 2018 memories before my brain gets all full with our new […]

January 5, 2018

ourRADhouse – October 2017 Memories


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It’s pretty crazy that October is gone and we’re nearly at the end of the year. What a year! This month in particular just felt like it was so quick, overwhelming with highs, lows and filled with some pretty great memories. Here are some stories from our RAD house this October 2017. Shriners Variety Show […]

November 8, 2017

Recipe – Easter Pancakes


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Not just any pancakes, festive Easter themed pancakes. Note: I’m no pancake artist. I’m a beginner cook as I am still basically beginning my life… I am not ashamed to admit it. Especially not when I am clearly making the effort to better my skills. And who better a teacher than my Grandma? I hate […]

April 11, 2016

8 Tips for Cutting Little Kids Nails


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I don’t know about you, but when my baby was born the last thing I was thinking about was cutting his nails. And when it came time to do it for the first time, I drew a blank. It was really freaking hard to cut his nails for some reason. His little fingers wouldn’t sit […]

May 25, 2015

Head Injuries for Kids


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A scary Moment Yesterday my heart stopped as I watched Adrien fall with Gregory in his arms. Watching an accident happen, it almost happens in slow motion,yet I feel like I missed the whole thing. One second they were upright going forward, I blinked and they were going down, and hard.Adrien, thankfully, had awesome military […]

May 18, 2015

5 Tips for Baby Eczema


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  I never grew up thinking too much about eczema. When I met my husband, I learned many people have skin conditions and they can arise at any age. When I got pregnant I was really aware of the fact that my son might get eczema. I didn’t know a whole lot about it at […]

May 17, 2015

Sensory Play – Balloon Play


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Toddler Balloon Play Activity I am always on the hunt for a new activity for Gregory to try. Being relatively new to the world still, this isn’t much of a challenge. Last October Gregory and I bought Adrien some birthday balloons and that is the day Gregory discovered how awesome they were. Since then we […]

May 16, 2015

Relactation – Week 4


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Relactation Week 4 This will be my final relactation update for my journey. I can’t believe it has already been a month, and only been a month. Considering earlier this week I was basically done and had quit, and 7 days later he runs to me and asks for a breast several times a day. […]

May 11, 2015

Relactation – Final Update


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Relactation Week 4 This will be my final relactation update for my journey. I can’t believe it has already been a month, and only been a month. Considering earlier this week I was basically done and had quit, and 7 days later he runs to me and asks for a breast several times a day. […]

May 11, 2015

Relactation – Week 3


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This week on our RAD relactation Did you say it like a day time soap opera intro? Ah well…. I have some good news and bad news to share about this weeks relactation process. But first, if you haven’t read the intro, first week, or second week, click through the links if you would like, […]

May 4, 2015

Relactation – Week 2


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If you haven’t read last weeks recap, CLICK HERE to do so. Otherwise, welcome to my journey to breastfeeding relactation: week 2. Nothing exciting has happened, and I noticed my lack of liquid intake was getting worse as the week went on. The more I became aware, the worse it got it seemed. Alas, this […]

April 28, 2015

Sensory Play – Newspaper


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  My Library is Resourceful I love the library. Books, movies, internet, information… what’s not to love? Our little family went for a stroll last weekend and stopped in the library to grab a movie for Adrien. On the way out I noticed the newspaper was available. I’ve said it before, I’m all for price […]

April 27, 2015

Relactation – 3 Methods


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Lactation There are many reasons why women decide they need to stimulate lactation to breastfeed. Some wish to breastfeed their newborn after having fed their baby formula for a while. That is an amazing switch and I wish you all the luck in the world. Some women wish to breastfeed an adopted child, which I […]

April 25, 2015

Montessori Basics


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What is the Montessori Method? So with all this talk about how we discovered the Montessori method, and now that you’ve seen Gregory’s floor bed set up, I think it about time to start elaborating more on what exactly Montessori is. The Montessori Method is an educational approach developed by Dr. Maria Montessori. An Italian […]

April 23, 2015