Last night after dinner, Ava was playing in our backyard while I sat at the dining room table. I watched her as she sprayed some water from a spray bottle onto her hands. She rubbed them together and acted like she was washing them. Then she sprayed some more water onto her hands and fluffed up her hair. She walked up to the screen door and said to me, “Do I look so good?” Cracked me right up. :)Read More →

As we gear up for World Breastfeeding Week, Aug. 1 – 7, the Celebrity Baby Blog has announced a month’s worth of raffles with all proceeds going to La Leche League. Every weekday in August, we’ll tell you about one of the companies sponsoring World Breastfeeding Week on the Celebrity Baby Blog and the prizes they have donated to be raffled off to our readers. Anyone can participate! Prizes include infant and children’s shoes, maternity clothing, strollers, children’s clothing, baby carriers, nursing, diaper bags and more. Posts highlighting the raffle prizes start tomorrow. Attached At The Hip was more than happy to donate some pro-breastfeedingRead More →

**UPDATE** – The winner is Melody of Slurping Life. Congratulations, Melody! And thanks to everyone who entered! :) Stay tuned for more contests in the weeks ahead! Like these shirts? You could win one! Yes, it’s time for another t-shirt giveaway here at Crunchy Domestic Goddess. This time, to celebrate the grand opening of my new CafePress store Cute As A Bug, I’m giving away one t-shirt from the store. The winner can select their favorite design (there are currently 25 27 – I just added two more – to choose from! go take a look to find your favorite), style and size! To enterRead More →

Just a reminder that I’m still collecting breastfeeding photos for a big collage to help celebrate World Breastfeeding Week – Aug. 1 – 7. Please email them (submit as many as you would like) to me by Aug. 4. Thank you! :) ———————————————————————————————————– Also, to help celebrate the GRAND OPENING of my new store Cute As A Bug, I will hold a new contest and give away a shirt from the store! Details will follow. ———————————————————————————————————– If you haven’t yet read about blogging mama WhyMommy’s battle with inflammatory breast cancer (which often presents itself without a lump and can be misdiagnosed as mastitis), please takeRead More →

Several weeks ago, “WhyMommy” from Toddler Planet was diagnosed with inflammatory breast cancer, a rare type of cancer (without a lump) that is often misdiagnosed as mastitis. WhyMommy is now using her blog to spread the word about this disease and is asking for our help in posting her story and information about inflammatory breast cancer. She was a nursing mama (she had to wean because of the cancer treatment) who noticed something “funny” about her breast, so she had it checked out. She never expected it to be cancerous. The follow is a repost from WhyMommy’s blog. If you are a woman, or youRead More →