Five Dollar Amazon Gift Card Friday!

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Welcome to the NEW and IMPROVED Mama Luvs Books site!! I hope you like the new look! Since many of you requested EASY giveaways that did not have Rafflecopters and were super easy to enter, I decided for the New Year to take your advice and post my giveaways with easy entries (as much as I can), and work on some cool content posts as well. Every Friday will be $5 Amazon GC Flash Friday!! Super easy ONE COMMENT entry is all it takes!!! And … [Read more...]

Kristin

Favorite Pictures with My Nikon D 3100

Favorite Pics with my Nikon D 3100

I wanted to share a few of my favorite photos I've taken with my Nikon D 3100!                              Do You Like Taking Pictures For Fun? … [Read more...]

Kristin

Small Town; Big Character ~ Brattleboro, Vermont

Are you wondering what to do this Spring Break? How about taking the kids to a town not too far from your own house and do some exploring? I love exploring new towns and places, and especially ones with big character like Brattleboro, Vermont. My daughter had a gymnastics meet this weekend in Brattleboro, a small town in Vermont just over the border from Massachusetts. After the meet we decided to go downtown and check things out. It was such a … [Read more...]

Kristin

How I Finally Potty Trained My Kids…..For The Most Part

I know they say all kids progress at different rates, but I never thought my two kids would be so different with their potty training.  I'm not sure if it was first child vs. second child, girl vs. boy, my parenting style being different with them, or just their different personalities.  I've had friends whose kids were opposite mine; mine being the girl was easier and the boy more difficult.  The same goes for the first child vs. second child … [Read more...]

Kristin

Kids and Food Allergies: A Life Changing Diagnosis

My daughter and son both have friends they’ve met through school with food allergies. Some kids are allergic to one food, but others are allergic to many. Obviously, the more the kids are allergic to the harder to accommodate their food needs. The eight foods that account for 90 percent of all food-allergic reactions in the United States are: milk, eggs, peanuts, tree nuts (e.g., walnuts, almonds, cashews, pistachios, pecans), wheat, soy, fish, … [Read more...]

Kristin

I’m Not A Perfect Wife; There is No Perfect Marriage

Mama Luvs Books Happy Couple

I'm not a perfect wife; I do not have a perfect husband. There is no such thing as a perfect marriage. There is such a thing as a good, healthy marriage though. A marriage that is based on trust, friendship, communication, intimacy, and humor. I have been married now for 12 years; for some that may seem like a long time, but for others it may seem like only a drop in the bucket.  Here are some things that I have learned over the past 12 years of … [Read more...]

Kristin

How Special Needs Children Change Your Life…

I am sharing is a personal story about my niece I decided to travel down to my hometown in Virginia (just outside of DC) to see the birth of my sister’s first child. After having two kids myself, and absolutely loving the days I gave birth to them, I wanted to share in this miracle with my sister (without having to endure any pain myself this time). She said I could be in the room with her, and I was so excited to help her and see her … [Read more...]

Kristin