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Month: December 2017

Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 2

Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 2

Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 2 Please note the events in this story originally took place in 2012 Here is Part 1, if you have not read it yet. December 21st (Friday) – Continued My parents came to our house to get Max’s older brothers, who were 3 and 1.5 at the time. Since the hospital we were taking Max to was over an hour away, my parents would be taking care of the boys for the duration of…

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Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 1

Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 1

Pyloric Stenosis Strikes Again – Part 1 Please note the events in this story originally took place in 2012 Pyloric Stenosis Facts: Pyloric stenosis affects 3 out of every 1,000 babies. Female infants are less likely to experience pyloric stenosis. First born, male infants most often get pyloric stenosis. Only 15% of affected infants have a family history of pyloric stenosis. An infant will usually start to show signs of pyloric stenosis between 3 and 5 weeks of age. Also Fact:…

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Don’t Let These Frugal Fails Cost You Money

Don’t Let These Frugal Fails Cost You Money

Don’t Let These Frugal Fails Cost You Money This is a guest post by Joleisa Creed Whilst the frugal life is a noble one, some frugalist often make some silly mistakes which end up costing them money and goes against their original plan of spending wisely and saving money.   Oh, by the way, a super scrimper is not to be confused with a frugal living person. They have totally different mind-sets and live completely differently. Check this post in case you don’t know how to make…

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As My Heart Is Breaking

As My Heart Is Breaking

As My Heart Is Breaking Today I had planned to share our story from when Maxamus had pyloric stenosis. His journey was a lot different than the nightmare we endured with Zach. But as sometimes happens in life, things have come up. It All Started 2 Weeks Ago 2 weeks ago my grandma went in for major surgery, and now 2 weeks later she is still in ICU. This week starts week 3 of this nightmare. While a major surgery,…

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A Fast And Easy DIY Apron

A Fast And Easy DIY Apron

Christmas is almost here, this apron would be the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person, who loves to be in the kitchen. The beauty about this apron, is that you use quilting binding to speed the process up. I can easily make one in under two hours (probably in an hour, if I wouldn’t multi task). I am planning some matching/coordinating mommy/daddy and me sets for future Christmas’s. I actually wish I had attempted making this apron…

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My Son Has Raynaud’s Disease

My Son Has Raynaud’s Disease

Life With Raynaud’s Disease It’s common knowledge that my husband and I produce cute, but sickly offspring. Our oldest has had multiple surgeries, including lifesaving surgery at 8 weeks old. Be on the lookout closer to Christmas for our experience, when one of our other children suffered from the same condition. Colten, can’t catch a break. His siblings will get a common head cold, and Colt will be laid up on the couch (missing school) for a week. He spent…

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Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt

Homemade Yogurt (this post contains affiliated links)   I love yogurt, but the things is, it is not as good of a snack as it is made out to be. Plain, unsweetened yogurt is great for you, but all those other varieties have added sugar. If I am going to give my body sugar I want it in a cookie. Something that you KNOW is not the greatest for you. Our third born has been quite the adventure when it…

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Classroom Christmas Party Gift Boxes

Classroom Christmas Party Gift Boxes

Classroom Christmas Party Gift Boxes In the past I have only done the minimum for holiday parties at school. While my kids were always happy with what we did contribute, I want to be one of those mom’s who sends in cute, thoughtful crafts. Here’s the thing, I love to craft, but I am not very imaginative when it comes to classroom crafts. I am also not a Pinterest craft person. I love to find recipes and such on there,…

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