Thursday, June 22, 2017
Authors Posts by Darcy Smith

Darcy Smith

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mother of mighty girls, devoted wife, attachment parent, breastfeeding advocate, storyteller, teacher, loyal friend

“The more that you read, the more things you will know. The more that you learn, the more places you'll go.” Dr. Seuss When was the last time you visited your local library? When did you last try out a library that wasn’t nearby? Not all libraries are identical. Each library is like the books they carry- an enchanting experience....

The girls and I have been on a quest to discover all about the libraries around us. Libraries are more than just books and we found many new things we loved about libraries that we did not know before starting our adventure. We started out in the Pioneer Library System since it’s in our city but quickly expanded to the...

Has it been a while since you visited your local library? You aren't alone. Less than half of Americans have visited a library in the past year. Now is the time for you to go back! The library is not what you might remember from visiting when you were younger.  Gone are the days of card catalogs and absolute quiet...

This is my fourth post in the Traveling with Young Children (And Still Enjoying Life) Series. I also cover how to be prepared with an Oops Box, Full Tummies, and Keeping Children Entertained in other posts. Recently our family took an airplane trip to “New Hamster”. I knew I would need to plan some new activities along with modifying successful activities from my post 9...

This is my third post in the Traveling with Young Children (And Still Enjoying Life) Series. I also cover how to be prepared with an Oops Box, Air Travel, and Keeping Children Entertained in other posts. One way to avoid meltdowns while traveling with your family is to have a stocked car full of food. A word of advice: pack more food than you...

This is my second post in the Traveling with Young Children (And Still Enjoying Life) Series. I also cover Keeping Children Entertained, Air Travel, and Fun Travel Snacks in other posts. Springtime brings sunshiny days with refreshing breeze that begs many to get out on the open road. Before children, I could just fill a backpack and head out on the open road. When...

This is my first post in the Traveling with Young Children (And Still Enjoying Life) Series. I will also cover how to be prepared with an Oops Box, Air Travel, and fun travel snacks in other posts. With spring break quickly approaching, many families are getting ready to travel. There is plenty to think about before leaving the comfort and convenience of your home...

  Have you heard that temper tantrums can be positive for your family? You haven’t? Well then, you are in for a treat, sweet friends! Here are some things that you would miss out on without these emotional spectacles.     You won’t have to fit in a workout tomorrow. You can get your workout holding your baby while simultaneously pulling a toddler...

I am often told by moms with older or grown children to savor each moment, that my children are only young once, and to enjoy this time because it goes so fast. It can be hard to take it all in while you are chasing a baby crawling away from you during a diaper change, your preschooler crying because...

It’s not a secret that girls are judged for their appearance while boys are complimented on their strength. Growing up as a slim petite girl, I have trouble remembering ever being complimented on much more than how cute and tiny I was by most people even though there was much more to me. I am a mom to daughters...
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