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Parenting

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No matter how you slice it, parenting is hard. I’ve joked with my husband before that parenting is hands down the most wonderful and absolutely most insanely tough thing I’ve ever experienced!

There is no perfect way to parent, but there are many places to find resources and education as you grow on your parenting journey, like mom blogs like this one. I’m honored you’ve chosen Mimosas & Motherhood to look for answers to some of your questions!

Read on for some of our most recent parenting blog posts. Parenting is full of so many ups and downs. Know that we are here to help, and if no one has told you today: you are doing an AMAZING job.

  • The Best Sleeping Suit for Babies- Baby Merlin’s Magic Sleepsuit Review
    Baby sleep is a big topic for new parents. When your newborn is ready to transition out of the swaddle, a sleeping suit for babies is a great transitional option.
  • Quick and Easy Halloween Games for the Classroom
    Halloween is such a fun time for little ones! Find inspiration for your own spooky party with this collection of Halloween games for the classroom that are perfect for little kids.
  • What to Wear for a Family Photoshoot
    There’s something so special about having professional pictures taken of your family. It’s a wonderful way to capture a moment in time, especially for parents of young children. Wondering what to wear to a family photoshoot? Read on for ideas and tips from real family photographers.
  • 50 Teacher Appreciation Thankful Quotes for Teachers
    We can never say “thank you” to our teachers and educators enough, and sometimes it can feel tough to find the right words. These thankful quotes for teachers can help when you’re writing cards or notes for teacher appreciation!
  • A Parent’s Honest Review of Homer Learn & Grow App
    Searching for a way to get your young child excited about learning and wondering if the Homer app is worth it? Read on for a parent’s honest review of the Homer Learn & Grow App.
  • Best Stroller For Twins And Toddler: 3 Passenger Triple Strollers
    Congratulations on your growing family! Finding a triple stroller that can fit 3 passengers while also fitting your lifestyle can be tough, but we’re here to help. Read on for the best stroller for twins and toddler {2022 review}.
  • How to Meal Prep for Families With Toddlers
    If you’re tired of always trying to figure out what to eat for your family (especially when you have little ones), this article will walk you through how to meal prep for families with toddlers.  
  • Best Baby Carriers for Toddlers
    Before you put that baby carrier away, wait! Read on for the best toddler carriers of 2022 and find a carrier that can help accommodate bigger kids too.
  • Best Toddler Bikes {2022 Update}
    Have a little one who is ready to start riding a bike? There are so many different bikes for kids on the market that it can be confusing to choose the best one for your child. Read on for some of the best toddler bike options available for younger toddlers age 2 to 4 years old (2022 review).
  • Busy Toddler Playing Preschool Review
    Curious about the best online homeschool preschool program? Here is our Busy Toddler Playing Preschool Review, after using it for the past 2 years!
  • Reverse Advent Calendar (Start December 1!)
    Looking for a way to make the holidays more meaningful this year? This reverse advent calendar will help you serve others in need while also teaching your children about the importance of giving back to our local communities.
  • New Years Eve Scavenger Hunt for Kids (Free Printable)
    Send kids around the house searching for clues in this fun New Year’s Eve scavenger hunt that requires zero prep! Just print out this colorful free printable, grab a few crayons or makers and you’re ready for some fun that even the littlest partier can take part in. It’s the perfect New Years Eve activity to lead to a bigger activity or fun surprises!
  • Setting New Year’s Resolutions for Kids
    New Year’s Eve is such a great chance to spend time with your family. Not only is it an opportunity reflect on the year as it comes to a close, but it’s also a wonderful time to focus on the future, including for children. Read on for tips on how to create and set New Year’s Resolutions for Kids.
  • New Year’s Eve Activities for Toddlers
    Looking for New Year’s Eve activities for toddlers? I’ve got you covered! Check out this great collection of New Years Eve Celebration Ideas for Toddlers that is full of simple crafts, activities and creative ways that are perfect for ringing in the new year!
  • The Best Hanukkah Books for Kids
    Hanukkah is coming! Whether your family celebrates the holiday, or you want to help your children have a better understanding of different religions, Hanukkah books are a great place to start. Read on for the best Hanukkah books for kids!
  • The Best Backyard Playsets for Toddlers
    Little ones love outdoor play and getting outside, and this list of the best backyard playsets for toddlers are fantastic options for helping them develop their motor skills, stimulate their imaginations and create hours of fun at the same time.
  • The Enneagram and Parenting
    How does your Enneagram Type impact motherhood and your parenting style? Knowing your type can help you understand yourself more, and in turn, get to know yourself better as a parent. If you’re curious about what your Enneagram might say about your parenting style, read on.
  • 45 Positive Affirmations For Kids (Plus Free Printables!)
    Positive affirmations for young children are a fantastic way to help your little ones start to speak and think positively about themselves. Affirmations are a powerful tool that we as parents can use to help our children boost their self-confidence and self-esteem.
  • First Day of School Interview (Free Printable)
    Do this fun first day of school interview with your kids each year with this free printable back to school survey! This fun back to school idea will create wonderful memories for years to come. This free printable first day of school interview includes preschool through grade 5 for you!
  • How To Plant A Vertical Garden With a Greenstalk Garden Vertical Planter
    Want to grow your own fruits, veggies and herbs at home, but struggle with keeping even the easiest plants alive or have only a small space? A Greenstalk Garden Vertical Planter is a game changer! Read on for our family’s experience using a Greenstalk Garden Vertical Planter to grow our own food in our backyard.
  • 9 of the Best Montessori Toys for a 6 Month Old Baby
    Did you know that a baby’s brain doubles in size in the first year?? Children naturally learn so much through play. Montessori toys are some of the best options for helping even the littlest learner develop a curious mind. Check out this list for some the best Montessori toys for a 6 month old!
  • The ABC’s of Teaching Toddlers the Alphabet
    Teaching toddlers the alphabet doesn’t have to be scary! As a mom of 2, here are some of my favorite ways to teach the alphabet to toddlers.
  • The Best Toddler Sleep Sacks for Every Size
    A toddler sleep sack is a wearable blanket for your toddlers that allow them to be cozy without the danger of added blankets. Check out some of the best toddler sleep sacks out there!
  • 125 Perfect Baby Girl Quotes
    There is something oh so special about baby girls! Searching for quotes about little girls? You’ve found the right list! Read on for more than 75 of the best baby girl quotes!
  • The Best Baby Walkers of 2022
    The first year with your newborn goes so quickly. One moment you’re cuddling that tiny new little one in your arms, and the next they’re scooting, crawling and standing! Before long your tiny baby will be graduating to a baby walker. There are so many options to choose from! Read on for some of the best baby walkers of 2021.
  • The Best Christmas Books for Babies and Toddlers
    Celebrate the reason for the season with this selection of the best Christmas books for babies and toddlers. Christmas is just around the corner, which means it’s time to break out your favorite holiday books. Not sure how to choose the perfect Christmas books for your little ones? I’ve put together a comprehensive list of the best Christmas books for babies and toddlers to help.
  • Joovy Scooter X2 Review
    Double strollers are an essential must have for any parents of multiple little ones. The Joovy Scooter X2 stroller is a quality side by side stroller at a fraction of the cost of competitors. We own this stroller, and this Joovy Scooter X2 review is based on using it for the past 6 months.
  • Joovy Qool Review
    The Joovy Qool stroller is a great option for growing families. With 4 easy configurations out of the box, and more than 50 with the Joovy Qool accessories, this single stroller can convert to handle 3 kids!
  • 20 Fall Bucket List Ideas for Toddlers
    With how crazy things are in our world, it might feel like having a “normal” fall with your family is impossible. I know our family personally really loves getting outdoors in the fall for family fun. While it might take a little bit more planning, it’s absolutely possible to find fun fall activities for your toddler this year that are also socially distant and mindful of new restrictions.
  • Fun Matching Family Halloween Costumes
    Halloween is coming up quicker than you realize, so it’s time to start planning your matching family Halloween costumes!
  • The 10 Best Montessori Toys on Amazon
    If you’re searching for beautiful, simple and well-made toys that will stimulate your little learner, you don’t have to spend a bundle. You can find all of these Montessori toys on Amazon!
  • 7 Fun & Easy Back to School Traditions
    With a new school year starting off in a very different way for many of us, it can be hard to get in the “back to school” spirit. Whether you’re going back in-person or learning from home this fall, back to school traditions can help make the new year still feel special!
  • Creative Halloween Costumes for Brothers
    Searching for inspiration when it comes to Halloween costumes for brothers? Read on for more than 30 of the cutest and easiest to put together Halloween costumes for brothers!
  • How to Make Sensory Bags for Babies & Toddlers
    Looking for a great way to help your baby develop new skills? Baby sensory bags are a great tool and so easy to make! Read on for how to make your own, plus get some FREE printable play sheets to make your sensory bags even more fun!
  • 10 Tips for Working From Home with Young Kids
    If you are new to working from home with your little ones, I know you’re probably feeling really frustrated some days. Working from home with little kids is far from easy, but I truly believe that it’s very worth it if you can figure out how to make it work. I’ve been working from home with my kids for the past 2 years, and have created these 10 great tips for working from home with young children to help you!
  • Books for Preschoolers on Race
    It can be uncomfortable and little scary to begin talking to your kids about race and differences, but it’s more important now than ever to begin having these conversations. A great place to start is with books for preschoolers on race and differences. Read on for a list of books for preschoolers about race and differences to help you find the right words for your own family!
  • My Daily Work From Home Schedule
    As a work at home mom the first question I normally am asked is how I manage to do it. As part of my series on being a WAHM (work at home mom), I wanted to give you a peek into my actual daily work from home routine. Today I’ll be showing you my daily …

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  • 5 Steps to Creating a Work From Home Schedule That Works
    Are you taking care of your kids while trying to run a business from your home? Do you feel a little overwhelmed? You need to create a work from home schedule that actually works. I feel you! Being a work at home mom is HARD. Not only are you juggling your career, but you’re also …

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  • The Perfect Gifts for Baby’s First Easter
    As a new mom, I get so excited about baby A’s “firsts!” Baby’s first Easter is no exception in our house, as I love creating cute Easter basket surprises. Looking for the perfect gifts for baby’s first Easter? I put together some of my faves for you! While I might not be able to fill …

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  • Cloth Diapering 101: How to Start Cloth Diapering
    Interested in cloth diapering? Learn the basics of cloth diapering 101! Read on for everything you need to know about cloth diapering, from how to get started, how to clean cloth diapers and how to make the process as easy (and fun!) as possible.
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