Do you vape? #VapeWhatYouSaid

When I first got pregnant my biggest concern was quitting smoking to have a healthy baby. Since I had been trying to get pregnant for so long, it just came naturally and I quit cold turkey. flash forward to my son being one. I had stopped nursing and started picking up old bad habits. Smoking just slipped right back into my life and I don’t even know how. A few months after I realized I needed to quit. I have asthma, my son was showing signs of asthma and cigarettes were just making things worse. This time, it was much harder. I wanted to quit, but my mind was not letting me. I was introduced to vaping. I had no idea what it was or how I’d manage to use it to quit smoking, but I gave it a try. To my surprise, it completely curved my cigarette cravings and … read more

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Ovation Brands Giveaway

Disclaimer: This giveaway is a sponsored post but any opinions are my own, thank you.  Giveaway host: Mom’s Gone Bronson.  THUMBS UP JOHNNIE! Ovation Brands are hosting various events at various Ryan’s, Hometown Buffet, Old Country Buffet, Country Buffet and Furr’s Fresh Buffet locations to celebrate the character of Thumbs Up Johnnie.  From Sept 14th until October 19th (every Thursday) between 5pm and 8pm, with the last one coming up, soon, you can head down to your nearest location and take part in the activities. GIVEAWAY! In the mean time, you can also enter to win a Thumbs Up Johnnie prize pack, consisting of stationery, Thumbs Up Johnnie books that are autographed by the author: Michelle Bain, plus 4 meal passes to any of the mentioned locations, courtesy of Ovation Brands. All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning, is enter via the rafflecopter entrance form, … read more

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Caring and Sharing: How to Set the Right Examples for Your Kids

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Every parent wants their child to turn out in the very best way possible. This means that you probably want them to grow into the kinds of people who are happy to share and act in a caring way towards others. Those are not things that will simply happen by themselves, though. You need to take steps to set the right examples and put the conditions in place that allow your kids to develop in that way. Teach Sharing Through Play Teaching your children the importance of sharing with others is definitely necessary, but it doesn’t have to be something that’s really boring and unappealing for them. That would be counterproductive. Instead, you should find ways to encourage and teach sharing through play when they’re young. This can be as simple as setting up some games that allow them to share things out with other kids or your family. Show … read more

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The Joys of Motherhood

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Motherhood is the biggest blessing in life. The joy it brings on a daily basis is amazing. Yes, there may be times when you just want to rip your hair out, but the good will always outweigh the bad. You’ll know a love like no other, and the love you’ll receive in return is the best feeling in the world. Here’s a few examples of just how joyful being a mom is. Image Source Seeing Them Laugh One of the best feelings in the world is your baby’s first laugh. That huge grin they give you just fills you with so much love. From there on out, it’ll be hard to get them to stop. Even as the progress into young adults, being able to have that bond and share a laugh and a joke with your child is priceless. You’ll have inside jokes that nobody else will know, and … read more

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How To Decide On Essential Product Purchases When You’re A Mom-To-Be

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https://www.pexels.com/photo/pregnancy-pregnant-motherboard-parenthoof-57529/ When you’re about to become a mom, there’s so much that you have to get used to for the first time. And it can be exhausting. Not only the idea of being pregnant itself, because that can be draining on both your mind and body, but the actual process of getting everything ready too. Because there’s just so much that you need to do. And how are you supposed to decide on what you need to buy? Although you know you need everything from a car seat and stroller to bottles and a crib, how are you meant to decide on which one is the right one for your family? Let’s take a look at some of your options. Ask Your Mom Always start with your mom. Now there are many factors that go into make a range of decisions, especially when it comes to choosing things for your … read more

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