Guest Post: Velcro is going to be one of my favorite crafting supplies

Recently I have been introduced to the joys of velcro. It all started when was browsing in the fabric department of Wal-Mart when I met a friendly and very chatty lady (Lisa.)  We were both looking at the same fabric – the panel kind that you can use to make pillows and she started up […]

Baby Poop – That First One’s a Doozy by guest author Andrew Kardon

Every mom has at least one good “birth story.” Maybe everything was perfect, serene, and a barrel of laughs. Er, yeah. Probably not. With childbirth, expecting the unexpected is just about the only thing you can rely on. As a dad, I can’t share the actual pain and sensation of pushing a watermelon out of […]

A baby born far from home by guest author FabGrandma

It has been almost 41 years since my oldest child was born. My son, Seth, made his entry into the world on November 14, 1971. I was 19 years old when he was born. My first husband was in the Army, stationed in Germany. I went over to live with him six weeks before Seth […]

Feeling Overwhelmed With a New Baby by Lilac City Momma

When my oldest daughter was born, a little over five years ago, along with the joy and happiness of having this little being, came worry and anxiety. Will I know how to take care of her? Will I do something to put her in harms way? Before the wonderful day, I had never once held […]

A wedding, a birth, a day to remember – Guest Post by My Little Me

It was the night before my sister’s wedding thirteen years ago…   I was 37 weeks pregnant and one of her bridesmaids practicing at the rehearsal dinner.  I started feeling contractions and chuckled as I said, “Wouldn’t it be horrible if I missed your wedding tomorrow?” Haha!  The joke was on me.  The contractions got […]

Newborn Nurseries Make People Crazy – BookWormMama Guest Post

Want to freak out your girlfriends, irritate the grandparents, and have total strangers question why you ever decided to be a mother? That’s easy. Tell them you’re not going to do a baby’s room. My husband and I had an agreement. We were not going to do a nursery before our daughter was born. We […]

My Neighbors Chickens – guest post by Brandy Tanner

This is a guest post by Brandy Tanner who runs a NH Mom blog and is always looking to life as if the glass is half full instead of half empty. In August of 2011 I was given the chance to move back home to the house I grew up in with a pond, six acres […]

Cock-a-Doodle Don’t – Guest Post by Telling Dad

Dear Readers, you are in for a treat today! The awesome, amazing, and quite humorous work-from-home-Dad Greg of is here today! I hope you’ll enjoy his guest post as much as I did, it made me laugh out loud! ~Henrietta The first time I ever saw a chicken outside cellophane is when my father-in-law […]