Total Bliss at Rockford’s LABORfest

Every mom needs a little more Bliss in their life, right? There’s a new stroller from Contours Baby that offers just that! So I’d say it’s very well named 😉 I’ve talked about the Bliss here before and I’ve been able to see it and test it out in person. In addition to being a beautiful, well-made, and useful 4-in-1 stroller, there are just so many little perks that make is easy for any parent. They really kept our needs in mind!

And now I have more to say.

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LABORfest: Learning About Birth Options in Rockford

At the end of April, our ICAN chapter (International Cesarean Awareness Network) hosted our first annual LABORfest: Learning About Birth Options in Rockford. I have a chapter co-leader and the two of us spent about two months planning. We got a free space at a local pub that provided all-you-can-eat pizza and pasta (at a fairly low cost to us), we pitched sponsors to donate items to our silent auction, we got local vendors and birth professionals to set up table space to meet and greet the attendees, and Joovy

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The River Guy: Ryan’s new BFF

“Mom, let’s go see the River Guy! I want to see the River Guy! He shook my hand and…. he sat next to me…. and and and he put his arm around me! I like the River Guy, mom.”

That is the excitement of a 2.5 year old little boy. That is one of my favorite things ever to witness. And that is why I love going to see the Rockford Riverhawks play!

Their mascot is fondly referred to as the River Guy in our house.

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