Three Tips for the Kindergarten Year – with Cecil and Lou!

In a few weeks I’ll do the kindergarten drop off thing for the third time so I had to get the perfect “ABC” dress to mark the occasion. Today I’m delighted to partner with Cecil and Lou today to share some darling (and super affordable) back to school themed outfits as well as encourage other moms who are facing this big milestone with nerves and lots of emotions!

This post is sponsored by Cecil and Lou. Thanks for supporting the brands I love!

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2018 Back to School Favorites, Tips, and Mom Hacks

It’s here! DoSayGive’s annual back to school favorites roundup! This year I am sharing my favorites in every category (backpacks, water bottles, lunchbox accessories, etc.) so you can quickly find what you need. I am also sharing LOTS of coupon codes, money-saving tips, mom hacks and even teacher discount codes so be sure to read through the whole post!

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How to Engage and Enjoy Poetry and Nursery Rhymes with Your Children

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It is Poetry Week in DoSayGive’s Classic Children’s Summer Book Club. I included many nursery rhyme treasuries in this week’s selection because I think nursery rhymes can be a stepping stone to enjoy poetry later in childhood. Today on the blog I am thrilled to welcome reading specialist, Leighanne Scheuermann, of Written and Bound to give us a few tips on how to get our children to enjoy and engage with poetry and nursery rhymes. She’s also taking over my Instastories later on to show us how she read these to her children!

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Quality T.V. Shows and Movies for Children!

Do you ever scroll through Netflix looking for something for your children to watch that’s not just complete twaddle or sassy nonsense? I can never seem to find anything! DoSayGive is all about So I’ve done my research (i.e. polled DoSayGive readers!) and pulled together a list of wholesome t.v. and movie options available on Netflix, Amazon, Youtube, and/or DVD. Plus, a quick word on what’s coming up on the blog.

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How I Got My Preemie to Breastfeed (Almost) Exclusively

This is such a random, specific post that I hesitated to even write it. But I know there are preemie moms like me out there who have a desire to nurse but are struggling to make the transition from tube feeding. When I was searching for tips on how to get a preemie to breastfeed successfully year ago there were none. So I’m hoping this will encourage a new preemie mom out there. And maybe even be an encouragement to any new mom trying to breastfeed.

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Favorite Children’s Audiobooks (and More Wholesome Listening Ideas)

We are inundated with visual entertainment options for our children but when it comes to finding wholesome options children can listen to sometimes we have to dig a little deeper. So today I’m sharing our favorite children’s audiobooks, music, and podcasts plus a list of devices you can use to play them. These are great for quiet time and car trips, many of which the whole family can enjoy!Read More

Classic Children’s Summer Book Club!

I am thrilled to launch DoSayGive’s first-ever Classic Children’s Summer Book Club! I hope you’ll join my family this summer as we explore some amazing authors, books, and enriching summertime activities. The book club starts June 3rd so keep reading to find out how to sign up to receive FREE printables and access to our private Facebook group!

*Update! Even though this club has already started you can still join by subscribing to our email list. Keep reading for how it works though!*

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