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    Kaizer Nash | 7 Month Update

    O.M.G.

    Why are these kids getting so big! Kai is seven months, Knox just turned two, and Kellan is about to turn 4 in a couple of short weeks!! My babies are getting bigger and I don’t know how to handle it.  It’s like a bitter sweet moment looking forward to your kids going to school but not wanting them to grow up…like ever! Read more

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    I Don’t Need You To Envy Me

    A few weeks ago I was talking on my Instagram Stories about when I went to the grocery store and this lady asked me how old my kids were and I told her, ” 3, 2, and 6 months.” and she replied with, “WOW, you don’t waste any time.” Then she asked me what the gender was of the baby, and I told her, “I have 3 boys.” Without skipping a beat she immediately came back with, “I don’t envy you.” 

    She went on to tell me how she has two girls and one boy and her son was the hardest child. Her daughters were basically angels and her son was always rambunchus and was jumping off of stuff and was just too wild.  

    I usually don’t let stuff people say bother me about the kids but for some reason this just really stuck with me.
    “I DON’T ENVY YOU!”

     

    I get comments ALL.THE.FREAKING.TIME. about having three boys.

    Things like, “When are you going to be trying for that girl?”

    “You have your hands full with all of those boys.”

    “Boys are so crazy, you need a sweet little girl.”

    “Are you disappointed you have all boys?”

    I could go on and on..

    When you’re a parent to just one gender I’m sure you hear these things all the time. My boys are just what I wanted and needed. I have NEVER been disappointed finding out the gender of each one of my babes. In fact, I’m excited every time because I know these boys of mine are going to be best friends for life.  

    Did I dream when I was a little girl that one day I would be a mommy to a little girl of my own, Sure! I thought we would wear matching clothes and do all of the fun things that mothers and daughters do together, like my mom and I did and still do.

    But the fact is, I don’t want you to envy me. I am so lucky to have the life and kids that I have and wouldn’t trade anything. I would do this all over again, three boys and all! 

     

    When I was pregnant with Kellan I just never imagined that I would have a little boy. When we came home from finding out I was so excited. I couldn’t wait to have a little boy and do all of the things little boys love! Finding out Knox was a little boy was a huge relief. Not because I didn’t want a daughter but because I know it would be easier on us as a family not only financially but the boys would always have each other to do those things with. Kaizer was just icing on the cake! All three of my boys will be best friends, play sports, and just wrestle with one another. 

     

    So if you see a mom with all of her daughters, or all of her sons, or a mom with one of each gender just know she’s more than happy with the kids that she has. And I guarantee she wouldn’t have it any other way.

     

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    An Unmedicated Birth Story

    Because this was my second baby, I decided I just wanted to go with the flow of delivery. If I could have a baby without an epidural I wanted to but I wasn’t opposed to get one if I needed it. Well, I felt I needed it and this is why I didn’t end up getting one!

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    Best Influencer Programs To Make Money On Your Blog

    I’ve had such amazing response back from my last post about Starting A Blog! If you missed it and you’re interested in learning how to start your very own blog you can find it right here! I’m actually amazed how many of you had questions about starting a blog, how to reach out to brands, getting sponsored content, and having people actually looking at your blog. A lot of you were really interested in what influencer programs to work with.  Read more

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    10 Things I Said I Would Never Let My Kids Do Before I Became A Mom

    You know you have those friends that have kids that you’re just like, “What the heck!?” Why are they letting them do that or eat that? And then you tell yourself the famous last words because you aren’t a parent..yet, “When I have kids, I WILL NEVER LET MY KIDS DO THAT!”  Well I am totally guilty of saying and doing those things. This is my list of things that I said I would never let my kids do before I became a mom. 

     

    “I will NEVER let my kids go out in public dressed like a mess.”
    Now I still kind of follow this one and I would say about 80% of the time they look way more presentable then myself. But we have had some times that hair isn’t brushed, food is on the shirt, and they do not have matching socks. 

    “I will NEVER let my kid walk around with a runny nose.”
    Again, I still try to keep up with this one because runny noses are pretty gross but sometimes you just have to give that nose a break.

    “I will NEVER let my kids eat food off of the floor.”
    I always thought it was so disgusting when I would see some parents let their kids eat food that fell on the floor. I still do especially in public places but since my second one was born and I’ve been pregnant with my third I have witnessed my sons find crackers and some other things that have been on the floor and eat it and I, admittedly, have not tried to stop them. I just let it happen.  I am that mom now. 

    “I will NEVER let my kids eat sugary desserts.”
    Again, I still try not to. haha it always drives my friends nuts that I don’t let the kids eat cake and ice cream at birthday parties.

    “I will NEVER let my kids watch TV all day”
    I am so guilty of letting the TV be on ALL.DAY.LONG. My third pregnancy really took a toll on me and the tv was on at least 50% of the day. Do your thang mama! Whatever gets you through the day.

    “I will NEVER cuss in front of my kids.”
    F%&* that S#@!  haha Kidding! I don’t really cuss in front of them. On occasion it slips but I really try to be more conscious of what we’re saying in front of the kids because I’ve got a bunch of parrots!

    “I will NEVER let them eat fast food.”
    Pregnancy makes you do crazy things.  I was obsessed with Jack in The Box tacos. I know, I know, they’re so delicious! Kellan has experienced my addiction to these during pregnancy 2 times now so he’s all for the late night taco run.

    “I will NEVER let my kids sleep with me.”
    We have a queen bed and Ethan and I barely sleep comfortably on there just the two of us so adding a kid or two or three is just tough. The baby sleeps in his little cosleeper attached to my bed and on occasion the boys come into bed with us.

    “I will NEVER give my kids cereal for breakfast..and lunch..and dinner.”
    I don’t really buy cereal but it’s more oatmeal. haha I am guilty of giving the kids oatmeal for breakfast and lunch and if Ethans not home we have it for dinner too some times!

    “I will NEVER let them wear PJs all day.”
    Now this was just a dumb one that I thought wasn’t ok. I love being in PJs so naturally my kids love it too! In fact, I’m typing this up at 2 in the afternoon and we are all still in our pajamas. No shame here!

     

    I’ve learned that the term, never say never, really stands true when you become a parent!
    What are some things you said you’d never let your kids do before you had them?

     

     

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    What’s In My Fawn Design Diaper Bag?

    Now that I’ve been going out with all three of the kids I’ve got a good idea of what I really need to carry around with me. When I only had Kellan I literally carried anything and everything! I always wanted to be prepared for anything that might happen. Now I just keep things that I need.  One thing that I changed up this time around was getting a backpack. Read more

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    All-In-One Cover Review

    I know it’s Tuesday and I’m just getting this up because well….I don’t even know where Monday went! It’s like I blinked and woke up this morning and it’s now Tuesday!  So for this Mom Monday/Tuesday this sweet mama of 3 sent me this 5-in-1 multi-use infant carseat cover and I love it! You can follow her IG here to see what other things she has going on! Read more

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