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Baby

40 Weeks {The Movie}

November 19, 2014 duchessoffork 1

40 Weeks is a brand-new documentary all about pregnancy (one of my favorite topics!). The film follows several women, week-by-week, throughout their entire pregnancies and deliveries. Previewing the movie felt more like chatting with girlfriends for an hour and a half. I laug …

Introducing Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Spray! {Giveaway}

July 17, 2014 duchessoffork 4

I am THRILLED to finally tell you about a product that has been helping me change diapers for a few months now. Dr. Smith’s Diaper Rash Spray is now available to diaper-changing parents everywhere! This product is pure genius. I really feel like I’ve been keeping …

Surviving the Beach with Young Kids

May 5, 2014 duchessoffork 6

Ahhh….there is nothing quite like a day at the beach. The sun is brightly shining, the crystal clear waters are glistening, and the sugar white sand is softly squeaking beneath your toes. Once you have kids, your lazy and relaxing days at the beach are over as you know …

Big Mac’s First Birthday Party

April 13, 2014 duchessoffork 3

Goodness gracious, where has the time gone? We celebrated Mac’s first birthday a month ago and I’m just getting around to sharing the details. The Big Mac theme turned out even better than I expected. The guests all had a blast and I’m pretty sure the birthd …

Happy Birthday Mac!

March 14, 2014 duchessoffork 5

Thomas McConnell, It’s March 14th, 2014, which can only mean one thing. You, my precious son, my only boy and baby of the family. You, my dough ball of love, eater of all the food, and blower of all the raspberries, are officially one year old. It’s hard to believ …

Mac is 11 Months!

February 17, 2014 duchessoffork 2

My Sweet Mac Man, How can it be that you are nearly a year old? In the blink of an eye the majority of your first year has flown by. You are quite the little music man. You love listening to music and can always find the beat. Once the music starts your little booty …

Cheeseburger Birthday Party Inspiration

February 12, 2014 duchessoffork 6

Mac wasn’t always a big baby. He started chunking up around 3 months of age, and ever since we’ve called him Big Mac. Strangers and friends alike are amazed by the size of our infant. We even introduce him as Big Mac and it always gets a chuckle out of folks. That …

Mac is 10 Months!

January 16, 2014 duchessoffork 1

Mac, How are you already in the double digit months? You’ve now been out of my belly longer than you were in! Your first year is passing by in a flash. Before I know it you’ll be diving into your first birthday cake. You are such a joy to us. You are the happiest …

Tips for Potty Training a Toddler Girl

January 8, 2014 duchessoffork 2

I was in no rush to potty train Julia. Everything I read about the subject told me to wait until she was really ready or PTing would back fire. I introduced the potty seat around 18 months and just allowed her to study it, try it, and get used to it. Julia has never been &hel …

Mac is 9 Months

December 18, 2013 duchessoffork 1

Mac was nine months on December 14th, but with the holidays and a major sinus infection, I’m just getting around to writing his update. Sweet Mac Man, It’s impossible for me to believe that you are 3/4 of a year old! In fact, I just ordered your birthday gift and …