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    Wedding Stationery from Basic Invite

    Basic Invite Wedding Stationery | Oh Lovely Day

    *+-If there’s one area of your wedding that I think you can really show your personality and set the tone for your day, it is your wedding stationery. Guests get the first glimpse of your wedding with your save-the-dates. They are introduced to the kind of wedding you’ll be having with your wedding invitations. They […]

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    Tips for Flying Alone With Two Kids

    Flying with Two Kids | Young Love Story for Oh Lovely Day

    *+-As I prepare to take my first plane trip with two kids, I am searching everywhere for tips and ideas on how to keep the little one occupied and everyone happy on a 5 hour flight. While my husband will be with me this time, I’m sure I’ll have to fly alone with them eventually […]

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    Breaking Up With The Baby Weight

    Breaking Up With the Baby Weight: How I lost 20 lbs in 2.5 months making using a modified Whole30 eating plan | Oh Lovely Day

    *+-I’ve been meaning to write this post for a while, and an email from a reader asking me to share more about what has worked for me in losing some baby weight kicked my butt in gear. Because I know how much we all want to lose the baby weight, but I also know how […]

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       So glad to be home, even if these two kiddos didn't get the memo about being back on West Coast time and woke up way too early. Charlie had a bit of a rough time this trip, adjusting to a lot of constant stimulation while barely napping and sharing the family spotlight with his brother for the first time. It was wonderful spending time and having fun with family and some old friends, but also really exhausting. There was a lot of boundary-pushing and acting out. But on the flight home he was the best behaved kid on the plane. He was patient with his overtired brother, and was quiet and sweet and polite, even though he was tired himself. He didn't act out once or whine about anything the entire 5 hour flight (after a 2 1/2 hr car ride). And Calvin did as well as a squirmy, teething 9 month old can. I'm very proud of how well we all did on a trip that tested all of us in different ways. But now I need a vacation to recover from the trip. Somewhere with a beach and lots of naps and  #fredrickfamilytravels #theresnoplacelikehome
       How'd I get so lucky with these three?
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