Easy and Delicious Brunch Ideas

By Monica Gutherie  Like my playdate snack article, this article is coming from necessity. I am a lazy cook but I love to throw a good party, and that includes the occasional brunch (like Christmas morning, Valentine's Day, Easter or the occasional office party or baby shower). So here are some simple menu ideas that will give you more time in the party and less time in the kitchen. I’m going to be real with you – some of these are made from scratch and others are store bought – but this is exactly my menu for a brunch I’m...

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Tackling the Four Month Sleep Regression

By Tara Mitchell from The Gentle Sleep SpecialistI frequently receive questions about the dreaded 4 month sleep regression, so here are my thoughts on this stage in your little one’s life.The four month mark is such a wonderful time. Your baby will be interacting more and more with you and you should hopefully be seeing a settle in any wind and colic issues. However, there is also a not-so- pleasant side to the 4 month milestone that you may or may not experience: a spike in night time waking and day time catnapping. Some may have blissfully drifted through the first few months with a near...

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How to make Family Time, Quality Time

By Monica K. Guthrie In my last article, we learned about ways to spend time with your family by simplifying life. The more time you have in the day, the more time you have available to spend with your children, spouse or other family members. Today we talk about what to do once you have that time. Our fans shared their resolutions on our Facebook page and spending time with family was a popular resolution: Amanda Tingolie: To spend more quality time with my family Meagan Pruitt Tippett: To spent every free time I have with my family Veronica Iris: More family...

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