Elizabeth Stiert

Elizabeth is a wife and a mother. She resides within New England and enjoys reading, gaming, and crafting. And sleeping… When she can.

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On my latest Target run, I decided to head to the board book isle. Andy LOVES to read and the books we have (touch & feel, lift-the-flap, etc), he’s memorized them! He knows when I finish reading a page, because he’s right there to turn the page. He knows where all the textured layers are

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Product Reviews: Baby Mealtime!

We started Baby Led Weaning at 6 months, when it was OK to introduce solids. He ate chicken, broccoli, ravioli – anything he could feed himself. At our last doctor visit, I was told to feed him three meals a day, in addition to breastfeeding. My main struggle was what-the-heck am I going to feed

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At the beginning of 2017, I took on a video project called 1 Second Everyday. It’s just that simple. I recorded video footage every day of the year and took a second from each of them. I uploaded them into the 1 Second Everyday app and at the end of the year, I have this

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With Black Friday just around the corner, I’m going to put some gift ideas out there for the new mother on your list. I’m a new mother and I can tell you that I would appreciate each and every one of these ideas, so I hope they are useful to you.   A Clean House 🏡

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Mother and Son Halloween Costume!

Halloween is such a fun time! Candy, creepy decor, and best of all, costumes! I love seeing everyone in their costumes and I love dressing up myself! I have tried relentlessly to get my husband to dress up with me every single year and he has not budged. Not when it was just the two

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Happy International Babywearing Week! Babywearing was never my favorite way to get around. Though, I really wanted it to be. The idea of having my son on my person is ideal. He’s always at kissable distance, bonding, and honestly, to keep the public/peepers away. The stroller was my preferred mode. Only very recently did I

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If ever there were a reading season, it would definitely be Fall. The weather is cooler and the leaves cover the ground. What better way to spend this time of year than snuggled up under a blanket, with a hot cup of tea, and a great read? (A: There is none.) In this post, I’ll

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Coming at you with another craft! As you can see from my last post (Painting in a Bag), I’m on a sensory kick right now. This is a DIY sensory bag!   For this You’ll Need: – Gallon Ziplock Bag – Aloe Vera/Hair Gel/Anything similar – Duct Tape – Food Coloring (Optional) – Filler! (Beads,

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Arts & Crafts: Five And A Half Month Old Can Paint!

I’ve been thinking about sensory projects for my son. I really wanted to have him finger paint, but he’s only five and a half months old and has not started solids yet. He’s also teething, so his hands are permanently affixed to his mouth. Next month, when he has started solids, I’m definitely going to

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UNRAVELING ROSE by Brian Wray and Illustrated by Shiloh Penfield Projected Publish Date: September 28th 2017 Pages: 32 Rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ (4/5) Synopsis: Rose is a stuffed bunny who loves the little boy she lives with and all the fun they have together. They play in the park, paint pictures, and read stories. Everything is perfect, until