Non-toxic crayons for toddlers
in Toddler Time

The Best Non-toxic crayons for toddlers

Looking for a list of the best non-toxic crayons for toddlers then you’ve come to the right place! Check out some great crayons that are perfect for little hands!

Non-toxic crayons for toddlers

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Non-toxic crayons for toddlers

Parenting during the early years can be hard. There are so many things one wants to do to help your little ones be the best they can be. There are many ways to make parenting easier during the early years. Here is one way! Toddlers love to draw!

They will either do it on a piece of paper or on your wall. They will use permanent markers or a random pen. That’s why it’s important to get ahead of them with some non-toxic crayons for toddlers! Because they have small hands toddlers need the right crayons to get the job done. Coloring is important for kids of all ages. Little hands long for the feel of jumbo crayons in different colors to help them create masterpieces. Thick crayons are the perfect size for a child’s hand.

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What is the perfect pregnant body
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What is the perfect Pregnant Body?

Every woman is very different. So are their bodies. However, What is the perfect pregnant body? Read on to find out!

What is the perfect Pregnant Body

What is the perfect Pregnant Body?

I’ve been pregnant 6 different times and I can assure you I’ve looked different each time. From my body gaining more weight at the end or gaining it all in the middle.  It seems no matter how I look people always have a comment.

From Are you pregnant with twins to are you Pregnant with triplets? Yes, the comments aren’t always fantastic.

As a pregnant woman one doesn’t exactly feel beautiful it can be hard not only to see your body change in such a wild fashion but chances are that change is giving you all sorts of physical discomfort.

I know that I get to the point, during the pregnancy, where at the end of the day I can barely walk. My hips and legs just don’t work. Especially if I’ve done more than I should of, which is usually the case when you have 5 active little ones to take care of and of course run your home. 

There were many times where the below picture was literally me…

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However, it just shows how much of a physical toll pregnancy can take on a body. So when you are already feeling terrible physically then insert a stranger who gives you their perception of what you look like it can be a real downer.

Every pregnancy is different.

Here I am 37 weeks pregnant with 4.0. During this pregnancy, I walked daily and watched what I ate but that little guy still grew big making me look all sorts of large. He weighed in at 8pounds 4 oz. So I wasn’t carrying a marble either 🙂

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Don’t get me wrong, I have loved being pregnant and have treasured every minute of having a little being growing inside of me. However, the physical change that takes place is hard. It seems though no matter what a woman looks like people have a comment to make.

Here I am at 27 weeks pregnant with my #5 and I was probably the “lightest” I’ve ever been pregnancy wise thanks to having lost 30 pounds with Nutrisystem and Crossfit before getting pregnant. However, the twin comments are still very real. I even had a lady ask me if I was getting ready to give birth any minute because I was huge.

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Obviously, I’m not skinny but I did feel a bit lighter than the other pregnancies (even though when I was pregnant with #3 I had to follow a strict low-fat diet thanks to my gall bladder going on the fritz.

Sadly even if a pregnant mama is skinny and isn’t showing enough, people think there’s something wrong. Then there are people who spend their whole pregnancy working out. Take case in point Sarah Stage the Model who at 9 months pregnant looks skinnier than I will ever look. 

Obviously, she’s proud of the way she looks and has worked hard to look this way. According to her, she’s healthy and her pregnancy is going great. Yet she gets some pretty nasty comments from people.

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Why is it that when a woman is pregnant it becomes free for all to say something about their physical appearance? Usually something negative as to their size? It’s not like you would say that to a person who isn’t pregnant. You wouldn’t go up to a woman who is very skinny and say my goodness you’re too skinny you could gain some weight. That brings me to the real bread and butter …What is the perfect pregnant body?

Does it even exist? Think about the canvas we are all starting out with. We all have different heights, baby sizes, body masses, and most important body types.

So with certainty, I can say the answer is no! Pregnant women are all so different yet they are all so perfect and absolutely beautiful!

What is the perfect Pregnant Body

They are doing something so amazing and so physically strenuous that no matter what they look like they are beautiful and perfect.

So pregnant mamas, wear that belly with pride no matter how big or small it is.   Even if you are experiencing pain and discomfort during pregnancy because of your belly, you will miss this time!

If you’re not pregnant and see a pregnant woman on the street, for the love of everything that’s beautiful on this planet don’t be a jerk and make a comment about how many kids they’re carrying. Just smile and tell them they look beautiful. Chances are that mama feels like a sack of potatoes already so she doesn’t need you reminding her how big she is (or small).  Because in the end, we are all so different physically that pregnancy is going to have different physical outcomes for everyone so cheer them because they’re doing something big!

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Ways to solve breastfeeding problems
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Easy Ways To Solve Breastfeeding Problems

So you just gave birth, now you want to breastfeed. However, you find out it’s not that easy. Here’s some Easy Ways to Solve Breastfeeding Problems.
Ways to solve breastfeeding problems

Easy Ways To Solve Breastfeeding Problems

So you gave birth, making your body go through one of the hardest physical situations it could possibly go though. However, now you face yet another obstacle, one that was probably in the back of your mind but didn’t come into play until that precious little being was placed on your chest to eat…breastfeeding.Continue reading

Baby's First Christmas Craft Ideas
in All about Baby!

10+ Wonderful & Easy Baby’s First Christmas Craft Ideas

Baby’s First Christmas is an exciting time. There’s so much wonder and magic during baby’s First Christmas. As a parent you wish you could freeze the magic in time. Although it’s not possible here are some wonderful & Easy Baby’s First Christmas Craft ideas that will help keepsake this wonderful time.

Baby's First Christmas Craft Ideas

Baby’s First Christmas Craft Ideas

I still remember my oldests first Christmas. I couldn’t believe how exciting it was for my husband and I . I knew my little guy who was a month old didn’t have the foggiest of what was going on but I loved  being able to share in the fun with him. 14 years later one of my favorite things to pull out when we start unwrapping Christmas decorations is a keepsake ornament I made for his first Christmas. Continue reading

Tips to help make parenting easier during the early years
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4 Tips to help make parenting easier during the early years

Parenting can be hard, especially during the early years. Here are 4 Tips to help make parenting easier during the early years

Tips to help make parenting easier during the early years

4 Tips to help make parenting easier during the early years

Here’s the big secret to good parenting: it’s all about taking your time and slowing down. The more you try to chase time and make it do your bidding, the faster it slips away. While it might seem like there aren’t enough hours in the day during those first few years with your little one, it helps immensely to not stress about getting everything done all at once.

The more at ease you are, the more easily you can savor the precious little moments with your tot before they go off to kindergarten—and then college!

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