Archive | August, 2012
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Giveaways – ALL WEEK LONG!

We are SO excited about our official launch next week! All of us at San Diego Moms Blog hope you’ll find us a great resource and place to connect here in San Diego. Now that you’re here, we want you to stay awhile. So to welcome you and inspire you to bring your friends, we […]

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Where to Take Your Toddler: Hullabaloo

There are so many fun activities for toddlers and pre-schoolers here in San Diego! One of my favorites is taking my kids to see Hullabaloo.  Hullabaloo is kid-friendly music performed by Steve Denyes, who is based here in San Diego. He performs concerts at libraries all over San Diego, at Westfield UTC mall, and other […]

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10 Ways to Keep Your Dining Area Clean – WITH Kids!

Our kitchen table is over carpet. I know. It’s craziness. For the most part, San Diegans are either doing really well financially or are living in homes smaller than they would like. So I know some of you might also have this problem, especially if you’re in an apartment. So what to do? 1. Feed […]

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Traveling with a Toddler?

It’s time for our annual family vacation to Kauai! Woohoo, I’ve been so looking forward to this trip for months. But definitely NOT looking forward to the plane ride. This year, we’ll not only be traveling with a “mostly potty- trained” 3 year old but also with an 8 month old baby. Just the thought […]

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Baby Bunching: Are You Ready for Another Baby?

I’m a baby buncher. Consider me crazy, because clearly the breastfeeding/new baby hormones hadn’t worn off and I was not thinking things through when we decided, “yeah, let’s totally try for baby #2… it will be so fun and easy to have another baby!” Not true. At all. Hardest thing EVER. “Baby Bunching” is having […]

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Tales of a Football Fanatic Mom: Part 2

Should You Get Your Child Started in Football? I am a self proclaimed football fanatic mom. I can be found sitting on the Board of Directors, or as a Team Business Manager, or simply running up and down the sidelines in the #28 cardinal and gold “Alexander” jersey following my son as he runs for […]

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How Do I Get My Kids to Nap at the Same Time?

I have not been blessed with kids who nap well. It’s seriously out of control. A few months after their babies turn 1, other moms talk about how hard the big adjustment from two naps to one is, but then they enjoy it because their baby takes one huge long nap all afternoon. I have […]

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Seaport Village: Things to do with Kids in San Diego

One of the best things about living in San Diego with kids is all the amazing things to do that are mostly free and literally NEXT to the ocean. In my pre-baby and hubby days, I used to run along the Embarcadero and Marina Park behind the Convention Center in downtown San Diego. I guess […]

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Tales of a Football Fanatic Mom: Part I

It is FINALLY August and in my world, that means FOOTBALL! No, not the NFL, not College, but Pop Warner! NFL and College ball are second string to the Alexander household. Ah, yes, August…the start of five days a week of 2.5 hour nightly practices, late night dinners starting at 8:30 PM, smelly boys, and […]

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Learn to Take Better Photos of Your Kids: Aperture

As a professional photographer I often get asked numerous questions from family and friends. Everyone, especially us moms, would love to know how to take better pictures of our adorable kids, and for most of us, that means learning how to use those fancy cameras we have. All those buttons, knobs, and settings can be […]

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