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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Classic Children’s Christmas Gifts

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DoSayGive’s Holiday Gift Guide has so many wonderful ideas, but my absolute favorite category is the Timeless Toys and Books gift guide. Today I am telling you more about these special gifts. Plus, the 12 Days of DoSayGive giveaways continue with one of Oprah’s Favorite Things (although, cough cough, DoSayGive told y’all about this “best gift for a busy mom” first!).

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Dressing Children Like Children, with Florence Eiseman

Photo: Samantha Von Doersten Photography
Photo: Samantha Von Doersten Photography

I dress my children as my mother dressed me: child-like and sweet. I know that goes against cultural trends that encourage us to dress our babies like little hipsters. But I just can’t go there. I believe children are only children once. Their preciousness and innocence is short-lived and I want to savor every bit of it while I can.

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