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Top Black Friday Deals 2020

Top Black Friday Deals 2020

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Black Friday started early this year!! Here is a round up of what we’ve seen so far and I will keep updating as more deals surface this weekend and over Cyber Monday as well!!! Happy Shopping!!! To stay 

Holiday Gift Guide 2020 (for everyone else)

Holiday Gift Guide 2020 (for everyone else)

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. I wrote an extensive gift guide for the littles, but have been meaning to write up an idea list for everyone else!!! Here are my favorites… For Mom & Dad Mani/Pedi certificate Massage certificate Mama gear — 

KidPik Clothing Subscription Box Review

KidPik Clothing Subscription Box Review

Get 50% off your first box with code BEWELL50 in the stylist code box OR use code SHOES30 for a free pair of shoes plus 30% off when you keep the whole box! This post is not sponsored, I purchased this box myself, but I 

9 Foam Chairs under $100

9 Foam Chairs under $100

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. One thing people are always asking for in Naptime Deals is a good deal on a foam chair! Here is a round-up of some options. I did this last year and many options were no longer available 

A Third Baby Story

A Third Baby Story

Being a mom of 3 during a pandemic has got me short on time!!! So I’m copying my birth story below from my Instagram post announcing his birth! At the end, I’ll add a little bit about the recovery process this time around. This was 

Instant Pot Grape Leaves

Instant Pot Grape Leaves

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. 2020 has thrown me completely for a loop. Many of my blog posts earlier in the year had me naively preparing for the birth of baby #3 who ended up being born at the height of the 

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

Holiday Gift Guide 2020

This post contains affiliate links.See more information. HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2020 I can’t believe it’s that time of year again!! Here are my favorites this year for babies through preschoolers!! The Items pictured above are bolded in the list below, which is organized by age 

Prime Day Tips and Tricks

Prime Day Tips and Tricks

I started doing almost all of my shopping online when I moved to New York City and became a mom (both things happened at the same time) and I found so many great online sales that I decided to start sharing them in a Facebook group & e-mail 

Preparing for Baby: Postpartum Planning Checklist and Hospital Checklist

Preparing for Baby: Postpartum Planning Checklist and Hospital Checklist

As I prepare for baby #3, I feel like I need to be more prepared than ever. I know the basics of baby care and have ALL.THE.STUFF… but thinking about taking care of my two other children while also taking care of my newborn has 

Preparing For Baby: Baby #3!

Preparing For Baby: Baby #3!

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. I have written extensively about my journeys preparing for my babies! I have a comprehensive “Baby Stuff List” that is perfect for a first time mom to reference when registering and wondering WHAT IS ALL OF THIS?!? 

A Pregnancy Journey

A Pregnancy Journey

***SENSITIVE TOPIC: fertility and infertility*** Since becoming pregnant with my third baby, I have been quieter than I wanted to be when it comes to sharing about my pregnancy and really just pregnancy in general on This is Real Mom. There are a lot of 

Taking Maternity Photos

Taking Maternity Photos

Earlier this month, I did a maternity photo session with Camille CD Photography, and it was such a fun and rewarding experience! This was my first experience having professional maternity photos done, with my first pregnancy I did take a few maternity photos that are 

Holiday Traditions: Making Valentine’s Day Special

Holiday Traditions: Making Valentine’s Day Special

This post contains affiliate links.See more information. One of the things I love to do for my kids is try to make holidays special. Even small holidays can give an excuse to celebrate and have a “party!” At Christmas, we do an Advent Calendar with 

Top Deals of 2019: $2 Diapers and Other Favorites

Top Deals of 2019: $2 Diapers and Other Favorites

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Many of you follow my group, Naptime Deals, for the top daily deals for moms! I thought I would do a round-up post of a few of my personal favorite deals from 2019 that I purchased myself! Biggest 

Top Cyber Monday 2019 Deals

Top Cyber Monday 2019 Deals

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Here are the top deals from Cyber Monday 2019!! Scroll down for the deals from Cyber Sunday and Small Business Saturday!! More deals can be found daily in my Facebook group, Naptime Deals! E-mail Subscribers are also the 

Top 2019 Black Friday Deals

Top 2019 Black Friday Deals

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. I have been rounding up the top Black Friday deals for moms in my Facebook group, and here is a summary of all the best deals that have surfaced starting on Sunday the 24th!!! Prices were current as 

How to Claim Your Free Amazon Registry Box

How to Claim Your Free Amazon Registry Box

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. One of the perks of creating an Amazon Registry is the amazing FREE box of goodies they send you! Some moms find it tricky to figure out how to claim it, so I am outlining the process here, 

Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals of 2018

Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals of 2018

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals of 2018 This is a round up of the best deals for moms from Black Friday/Cyber Monday 2018. Deals will vary from year to year, but it can be nice to get an 

Holiday Traditions

Holiday Traditions

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Holiday Traditions My favorite time of the year is from Thanksgiving to Christmas! I love everything about the “most wonderful time of the year” including the shopping on Black Friday, the food, the music, the cool, brisk 

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

Holiday Gift Guide 2019

This post contains affiliate links.See more information. Holiday Gift Guide 2019 I can’t believe it’s that time of year again!! Here are my top picks this year for babies through preschoolers!! For updates on the biggest sales of the Holiday Season, be sure to follow 

A New Baby

A New Baby

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Announcing a New Baby Adding to your family is such an exciting time! Telling your older child(ren) about the new expected arrival can be more fun with a little planning and a few small gifts! When we told 

Black Out Cordless Blinds

Black Out Cordless Blinds

Black Out Cordless Blinds This post contains affiliate links. See more information. My first solution to blacking out the windows in my kids’ room worked for about 3 years! I purchased black out fabric, cut it to the size of the windows, and secured it using 

Pizzelles

Pizzelles

Pizzelles This post contains affiliate links. See more information. We love Pizzelles! They are really simple and easy to make! You don’t even need an oven, but you do need this Pizzelle cookie press! Ingredients 3 eggs 3/4 cup white sugar 1/2 cup butter, melted 1 

Updated Toy Storage

Updated Toy Storage

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Toy Storage We moved into our current apartment when our first baby was 2 weeks old! I am a planner, and I spent the last month of my pregnancy planning our new apartment (we moved from 500 square 

The Best Lightweight Strollers

The Best Lightweight Strollers

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. The Best Lightweight Strollers One question I see asked A LOT among moms is: which lightweight stroller is the best? And, like almost every baby item out there, the best one for you depends on a variety of 

Making Food Fun

Making Food Fun

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. Making Food Fun Mealtimes can be stressful for a variety of reasons — picky kids, picky parents, not knowing what to serve, and fussy kids can all come together to create occasional chaos. I find that I always 

Prime Day Tips & Tricks

Prime Day Tips & Tricks

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  Prime Day Tips & Tricks I love shopping! I have pretty much been a life-long shopper of things on sale, as whenever I enter a physical store I run straight to the back to check out the clearance 

Preparing for Baby: The Baby is Here

Preparing for Baby: The Baby is Here

I have already written extensively about what I have done with my babies in my baby stories, sleep stories, schedules, and secret to sleeping through the night. I have shared resources for pregnancy, registering, and how to organize the nursery. But I needed to add this 

And Now He’s Two!

And Now He’s Two!

Photo by Camille CD Photography How is my baby going to be two this week? Looking back at his newborn photos has me feeling very nostalgic about the past two years! I am so happy to be his mama and also so thankful for the 

How to Interview a Babysitter

How to Interview a Babysitter

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  When my second baby was about 6 weeks old and my toddler was just over 2, I realized that I was going to need a little extra help in the coming months. I contacted students at the local 

Preparing for Baby: After the Baby Shower

Preparing for Baby: After the Baby Shower

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  So much fun! And then… the party is over and everyone goes home! You may have received some things that you have never seen before and don’t know what you will do with! Where will you put everything? 

Baby Registry: Save, Spend, Splurge

Baby Registry: Save, Spend, Splurge

This is the list of resources I send to my pregnant friends whenever I find out they are expecting! You can view all of the other sections through these links: Pregnancy Resources, The Baby Stuff List, What Do I Really Need?, Nursery Gear, For Baby, Big Purchases, For Mom, Save, Spend, 

Traveling with Littles: A Weekend in Chicago

Traveling with Littles: A Weekend in Chicago

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  We had a blast this past weekend visiting a new city — Chicago! I love traveling with my family even though traveling with littles is not always easy. I’ve written many of my tips and tricks for traveling 

5 Travel Tips plus Bonus Tip: Sleeping Away from Home!

5 Travel Tips plus Bonus Tip: Sleeping Away from Home!

This post contains affiliate links. See more information.  Here are some travel tips I recently shared with my Facebook group, Naptime Deals! Click here to join and follow along for great baby sales, deals, tips, recommendations, and more! Also, I have written more posts on travel 

Naptime Deals! Enfamil, Contact Solution, Target Beauty, Probiotics, Echo Dot Kids, Duplo, Keens, Stride Rite & Much More!!!

Naptime Deals! Enfamil, Contact Solution, Target Beauty, Probiotics, Echo Dot Kids, Duplo, Keens, Stride Rite & Much More!!!

Today’s Deals 3-13! Facebook is down! So here are the deals from today! Follow when Facebook is back up at: facebook.com/groups/naptimedeals (Links are Affiliate Links) Basics 35% off Enfamil NeuroPro More Enfamil coupons here! $5 coupons to clip on Contact Solution! Renu and BioTrue Target 14 

A Day in the Life

A Day in the Life

It ain’t a party ’till someone poops in the tub… Lunch & Nap I might as well just start serving lunch straight from the floor, since yesterday at lunch, little man sat on his lunch, threw it on the floor, and then asked to get 

My Favorite YouTube Videos for Kids

My Favorite YouTube Videos for Kids

There are so many great quality programs for littles on YouTube — one thing we did yesterday that worked amazingly was setting a timer for 15 minutes of playtime and then doing a “brain break” YouTube video and repeating the cycle! Another thing that works 

Easy Christmas Cookies

Easy Christmas Cookies

I posted the story of how I ended up with this cookie recipe over on Instagram 🙂 Here is the Recipe, adapted from Betty Crocker’s Christmas Cookbook: 2 sticks softened butter 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla 2 cups flour sprinkles Beat butter, sugar, and 

The Realities of Motherhood: Birth Stories

The Realities of Motherhood: Birth Stories

When I started the @thisisrealmom project, I set out to document everyday realities of motherhood. I was inspired by my own struggles, especially when it comes to expectations vs. reality. Here are some stories from myself as well as other mothers who can also relate 

Holiday Gift Guide!

Holiday Gift Guide!

This post contains affiliate links. See more information. My favorite holiday is just around the corner! Over in Naptime Deals I have organized lists of gift ideas by age and other members have added their ideas as well! It’s a great collection of holiday gift ideas! Clicking