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Looking for tips and advice on family and parenting? Need ideas to get your family active? Searching for some educational activities for the kids? Or maybe you just want to know more about my family and want to hear perspective from a real mom?

You’re in the right place! Scroll down to see my personal parenting tips, educational activities, and our family travel adventures — plus a few other stories about the Seghetti family!


Pregnancy, Birth, Newborns, and Motherhood

From those 9 long months of pregnancy, to childbirth, to everything you need to know about the first year with your baby – we have a little bit of advice about it all. Check out our resources to help you through it!

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First Trimester Scares

Our personal scares during the first trimester with Rowen

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Make Mom Life Easy

Some tips for making mom life easier!

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Newborn Basics

Stocking up with Carter’s Little Baby Basics for newborn

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Funny Quotes for Moms

Because sometimes moms just need to laugh

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Ending Breastfeeding

Deciding to stop breastfeeding during pregnancy

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Easy Weaning Tips

Tips on how to stop breastfeeding with minimal tears

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Rowen’s Birth Story

Detailed story of Rowen’s induction and birth

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Cosleep with DockATot

Our thoughts on how we cosleep with DockATot

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Postpartum Goals

Finding what this mom is made of after baby

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Crib Sleeping Tips

Sleeping like a baby with the Newton Crib Mattress

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Blowout Bag

Be prepared with an emergency blowout bag

JOHNSON'S Baby Lotion

Baby Tummy Massage

Gentle baby tummy massage to soothe gassy baby

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Nighttime Feedings

5 things every parent needs

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Bedtime Routine

Baby bedtime routine for better sleep

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New Mom Essentials

Things every new mom needs

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Include MIL in Pregnancy

10 easy ideas to help your mother-in-law feel included

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Pet Necessities

5 “pawsome” pet products for your furbaby

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Natural Shampoo

Spring & Vine shampoo bar for crunchy moms


Toddlers to Tweens

Here you can find everything from potty training to school age topics and more.

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Potty Training

How to potty train a toddler – EASILY

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Back to School Hacks

The best back to school hacks for busy moms

39 Fun Print and Play Activities for Kids

Print and Play Activities

39 fun print and play activities for kids (screen free time)

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Activities for Bored Kids

50 ideas, plus printable “Bored List”

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Chores and Allowance

How the Seghetti family handles chores and allowance

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Zo Zo Zombie

Weird fun for school age kids

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Boredom Busters

9 fun boredom busters kids actually love

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Healthy Back to School Tips

Start the school year off right with tips to stay healthy

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Picky Toddlers

Mom hacks when picky toddlers won’t eat


Teens through the College Years

Just because your kids get older doesn’t mean parenting gets easier! Here you can find tips on surviving the teenage years and sending your kids to college.

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Prom Shopping on Amazon

Shopping for prom with Amazon Teen

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Graduation Outfit for Mom

The perfect graduation outfit from Stitch Fix

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Moving to College

A mom’s thoughts on sending her first baby to college

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Teens Stuck at Home

Tips for making it tolerable

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Outdoor NERF Battle

Weekend family fun for parents and teens


Marriage and Relationships

Family and parenting isn’t just about the kids – it’s about having a healthy relationship with your spouse too!

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Date Night with a Baby

When you need a date night but have a baby too

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Paint and Sip

Date night at home with couples paint and sip activity

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Date Night at Home

12 fun ideas for date night at home

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Bets for Couples

Five fun bets for couples – with consequences and rewards!

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Quotes for Husbands

63 loving and motivational quotes for husbands

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Date Night at Home

12 fun ideas for date night at home


Education

No matter how old you are, education is always important! Here are a few articles with advice on educational topics.

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Be Cyber Smart

Tips for being safe online with cyber security

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Encourage Reading

How to encourage reading with toddlers and babies

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Homeschool Ideas

8 ways to make homeschool learning fun


Fun Family Activities

Spend time together and build memories with these fun family activities!

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Water Gun Painting

Fun outdoor activity for kids!

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Tie Dye

How to have fun with tie dye

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Movie Night

The best home movie night ideas for families

Spring Health and Wellness Activities for Kids and Families

Spring Activities

Spring health and wellness activities for kids

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Funny Wake Up Songs

Funny wake up songs to get you going

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Funny Morning Sayings

Hilarious morning sayings to start your day


Family Travel and Outdoor Fun

Whether you’re taking an extended family vacation or just looking for some local sights, these articles may help jumpstart a few travel ideas.

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Great Wolf Lodge

Fun for all ages at Great Wolf Lodge

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Outdoor Family Activities

5 activities to get your family active outside

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The Dove Inn

Our weekend getaway in Golden, Colorado

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Family Spring Fun

Best ideas for spring fun for the whole family

The canopy of the Clutch Stroller by Delta Children provides shade from the sun.

Best Travel Stroller

The best mom-approved lightweight travel stroller

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Family Winter Activities

18 family activities for winter break fun


Eco-Friendly Family Tips

The family that goes green together is more sustainable!

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Flexible Packaging

How to reduce waste with flexible packaging

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Recycling Tips

Recycling tips for families – plus a free printable recycling chart

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Homeschool Ideas

8 ways to make homeschool learning fun


Family Health and Wellness Topics

Nothing is more important than the health and wellness of your family.

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Loperamide

Do you read your medicine labels?

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Cancer Prevention

Cancer prevention tips you can start using today

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Vaping

How to talk with your kids about the dangers of vaping

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Health Care

Where to go for health care

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Virtual Visits

Healthcare in your own home

Lifestyle blogger Amanda Seghetti gets blood pressure taken during health screening

Health Screenings

Who needs health screenings and why

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Uterine Ablation

My experience with endometrial ablation

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Life Insurance

Life insurance from three perspectives

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Anxiety

Five tips for dealing with anxiety


Personal Family Stories

If you want a peek into the daily life of the Seghetti family, here are a few of our personal family stories.

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Parents with Cancer

Dealing with parents having cancer diagnosis

There is always something to be thankful for quote

Thankful

A list of things I am thankful for

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Thoughts on Life

Personal thoughts after losing both parents

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Life with 4 Kids

What it’s like to be a mom of four

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Why I Stopped Nursing

Why I chose to stop breastfeeding Rowen