adventures of briar&boone

diy kids flower box

diy kids flower box

This easy DIY flower box is the perfect gift for the toddler in your life. There is lots of creative play to be had and the best part: you won`t mind having it out in your house - it`s that cute!

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briar`s birth story told by me

The story of Briar`s birth told by her momma. Struggles with pre-eclampsia, interventions, and feeling a disconnect because of the birth. 

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briar`s birth story told by mike

briar`s birth story told by mike

Briar`s birth story told by her daddy! Keep reading to see what a man`s perspective is of childbirth. 

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uh oh - i taught my daughter to have an irrational fear

So this is not something I am proud of and it will probably effect Briar for the rest of her life.  Here is what went down. I was giving Briar a bath in the tub at our house. We own an older home so obviously there are lots of nooks and crannys. She was playing no problem with all of her bath toys when tragedy struck. I leaned over to turn the water off and the biggest spider I have ever seen dropped out from behind that round thing that keeps you from filling the tub too high. I may or...

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how we potty trained a twenty month old

Potty training became extremely important to me the first time Briar took poop out of her diaper and played with it. By play with it, I mean that she used the poo to style her hair. After that I was determined to get poo in the toilet instead of my daughters hair. What we used...  toddler potty - just get a basic one; the toilet is not a toy so it does not need bells, music, flashing lights, etc. You want your kid to do their business and get off, not stay to play. Get one for the house and...

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