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Review: Emmeline Textiles Juno Squares V2

Emmeline Textiles Juno Squares V2 • 100% cotton • $$ • Machine woven • Support: Average • Best for: Any Age • Carries: Great with all! I received Emmeline Textiles’ Juno Squares Version 2 in the traveler program and I was excited to try it out. Their program has a lot of options for caregivers to check out all kinds of wraps. I haven’t played with Juno Squares yet, so I wanted to play around a bit. Juno Squares V2 is a thin wrap. Very thin – but not in a bad way. I wouldn’t consider the shoulders to be…

Celebrating Chinese New Year

The Lunar New Year is one of my favorite holidays. I love the family getting together and huge meals. I also look forward to the Chinese New Year Parade that happens every year in the city. Even Birdie’s school does a little something for it. Last year was a huge assembly. This year, we did a parade. It was a lot of fun. Cold and wet – but we made it work. I’ve been wearing Poppet Slings’ Soho ring sling during the festivities because it’s he perfect shade of red. I make sure the kids are always wearing red –…

10 Must Haves for an Infant

I did a list for your hospital bag, newborn and new mom, so I figured I needed to a list for an infant. There are so many things that an infant needs, that a newborn doesn’t necessarily need. These are my top ten that I’ve been using the most. Dock-a-Tot – Are we surprised this is still on my list? Dumpling loves ours. We even take it on road trips. We put it into the little bag that it came with and we travel with it.   ErgoBaby – A soft structured baby carrier. I use a baby carrier since…

Oxford Momma Self-Care Subscription Giveaway

Hey! Happy New Year! I’ve had a busy couple of weeks, with the holidays and the family being sick. But I’m back! One of my New Years resolutions is making sure I get some time for some self-care. Sometimes I feel like I get lost in everything I do and making sure I get some time to myself is important. How can you take care of everyone around you if you don’t take care of yourself first? I’ve teamed up with Oxford Momma with a really fun giveaway. Oxford Momma is a self-care book subscription box for moms. We are…

Review: Luluna Slings Unicorn Sunrise

Luluna Slings Unicorn Sunrise 60% combed cotton, 40% micro tencel $$ Machine woven Support: Average Best for: Smaller babies Carries: Great with all! I was so excited to see this woven wrap show up in the mail. I threw Dumpling up as soon as possible. I knew I needed some bright, fun colors in my life. It really helped pull me out of the funk I was in. The unicorn pattern was a lot of fun too. I love being chosen to check out these wraps – I love being able to test them in all different carries. I’ve been…

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  • We pulled out our @appleblossomwovens Black Agate Tencel wrap for this chilly weather. It’s been cold and rainy, so the extra coziness of Tencel has been great. ⁣
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Black Agate has been one of our favorite monochrome wraps ever. 🖤 It truly speaks to me. I can’t wait for Reflection to be released which is another monochrome wrap, with a kaleidoscope weave. Both white and black weft are speaking to me. M
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#babywearing #appleblossomwovens #abwovens #wovenwrap #wovenwrap #toddlerwearing
  • Who is always at the ready to take somebody’s head off during the holidays? 🙋🏽‍♀️ Just look at me wrong or finish my favorite dish and it’s over. ⁣
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The social anxiety is real and @socialcbd has really helped during this past holiday week and the upcoming festivities. Thank you #SocialCBD for helping this mama out during the holidays. ⁣
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#sponsored #yougotthis #cbdoil @apexdropofficial
  • Obsessing over @squeezamals this holiday season! The picnic pack was the cutest addition to our Squeezamals collection. Everything came for a perfect picnic lunch. ⁣
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Dumpling loves the texture of the squish of the Squeezamals. She is always found with one in her hands. ⁣
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If you’re interested in grabbing some for your littles, check out your local @walmart!
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#Squeezamals #bhteddybear @apexdropofficial
  • I volunteered in my daughter’s classroom for Thanksgiving. I helped on the food line so I had to tie Dumpling to my back and make turkey sandwiches. We do teach the kids that we don’t actually celebrate Thanksgiving, and the teachers discussed the truth with the kids. I’m glad I didn’t have to step in like previous years 🤦🏽‍♀️⁣
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My tote bag from @shopkindredtogether is my favorite though. I’m able to fit everything in there. A quick link to the shop is in my profile & you can use code APRILOCT to save 💰 ⁣
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Wrap | @appleblossomwovens 
Bag | @shopkindredtogether ⁣
#appleblossomwovens #abwovens #shopkindredtogether #classroommom
  • We were so lucky to be able to check out the Flip & Spin for the Win bundle - thanks to @PowerYourFun. The bundle included Laser Launchers (which I can’t pry out of Tot’s hands), the Mini Cyclone Stunt Car, and Turbo Tops Gyro Cars - which you see pictured here. These are our favorite part of the bundle, the kiddos are constantly try to do tricks with them. ⁣
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Thank you Kaliber Global Toys for this awesome gift! #sponsored #PowerYourFun #TurboTops @apexdropofficial
  • Yesterday was my birthday! I’m thirty-something (the something is silent 🤪) and it was a good day. A made it back from a 10 day trip just in time to celebrate. The kids were so excited to make mom’s day fun. ⁣⁣
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My sister always grabs a red velvet bundt cake for me and I love it. It’s my favorite. My grandmother used to bake me a red velvet cake every year when I was younger and it’s important to me to have it. ⁣
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Here’s to another revolution around the sun ☀️
  • I posted about the awesome @pjmasks PJ Masks Seeker about a month ago. I grabbed it at @target and kept it hidden until it was Tot’s birthday. He had already completely forgotten about it & it was a wonderful surprise to open on his day 🎂 He’s been playing with it nonstop and his sisters keep trying to get a turn. ⁣
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Thank you to MomSelect for gifting us this toy. It’s the perfect toy for this @pjmasks obsessed family. #ad⁣
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#JustPlayProducts #JustPlayToys #JustPlayAllDay #PJMasks #Target #SocialSpotters
  • My middle child. My wild child. He’s officially 5 years old and 1 day. I tried to make sure he had a fun filled day yesterday and now I’m exhausted. This year he decided he didn’t like cake and asked for donuts instead 🍩 ⁣
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Happy birthday Tot 💕
  • We saved this Star Wars coding kit for Tot’s birthday and it was a hit! He was totally interested in putting it together and making things work. He’s my little tinker. ⁣
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#ad - Thank you @teamkano for the gift!⁣
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#CodeYourGalaxy, #StarWars, and #AnyoneCanMake @apexdropofficial

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