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Giveaway #3: Roar Minky Lovey

We have reached day 3 of our 5 day giveaway! Woo! If you missed the first two giveaways, they are a $50 gift certificate to Milk & Baby and Earth Grown KidDough here. Today we will be featuring a wonderful business that you can find at Unsalted Boutique. I’ve known this mama for several years now. She handcrafts beautiful baby items.

Giveaway #2: 4 Pack of Earth Grown KidDoughs

Welcome to day 2 of our 5 day giveaway! If you missed yesterday’s giveaway from Milk & Baby, you can find the post here. It is open and active until next Monday! Today we are featuring Earth Grown KidDoughs.

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Giveaway #1: $50 Milk & Baby Gift Certificate

  Welcome to day 1 of our 5 day giveaway celebrating our upcoming milestone of 1,000 followers on Facebook! Thank you to all of our Pebbles community for standing by our side and opening your hearts to our journey! Our first mama-run business feature is Milk & Baby.

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8 Ways To Snap Out Of A Bad Day With Kids

We all have them. You know those days that are so incredibly hard and everything, literally everything, is going wrong. It’s like an invisible path has been forged and we are somehow a magnet to every possible misfortune. I swear it’s on these days that I drop glass jars taking them out of the fridge, spill my drinks, stub my …

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I’m Terrified of Bringing Home a Sibling

“What if big brother hates the baby?” “Should we transition sister to her own bed before baby comes?” “Is it a good idea to wean brother before baby arrives?” “I’m so nervous to leave sister to go to the hospital.” “What if he cries?” “What if she cries?” “WHAT IF THEY BOTH CRY AT THE SAME TIME?!”

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The 6 biggest lies I believed before having kids

Just about all of us had a few wrong ideas about raising kids before we became parents ourselves. Some of these ideas might have been based on our own wacky ideas of how we would do things differently than everyone else. Other ideas we take for granted as new parents, only to realize later how laughable the idea was. Below are six …

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5 Simple Phrases That Aren’t As Innocent As We Thought

There are some things that we, as parents, say as a knee-jerk response. They have been so deeply ingrained in our own childhoods that they come spilling out of our mouths before we can stop them. Here are 5 of those phrases that aren’t quite as innocent as we thought.

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Miscarriage Grief Is Real

If you have had the awful misfortune of experiencing a miscarriage, you know the senseless pain. That deep, gut wrenching grief and the sadness that fills every breath you take. You know, all too well, that loss of a real baby that didn’t finish growing. The loss of a real baby that didn’t see the light of day. Of the …

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Why Kids Don’t Need School to Learn Math

Let’s be honest for a minute. How many of you had a good experience with math when you went to school? I know I didn’t, and it’s really unfortunate because I think I could have loved math. I used play all sorts of counting games as a kid: counting my steps, counting coins, doing it in groups of 2, 4, …

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I Let My Son Play With A Tampon

I was 14 years old. I hadn’t started my period yet. My mom and I were at an event and I noticed something fall out of her purse. I saw the man behind her look at it, then immediately look away as if sparing her. I saw that it was a little blue wrapped underwear liner, so picked it up, no …