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About disorderlyparenting

Recently married, new mother, busy professional trying to make it work.

Disney Cruise Tips from a Tight wad mom: What to do on your cruise

1. Character encounters: One thing we did not expect was that there were always long lines to see characters during their scheduled meet and greets.  To get a photo with Captain Mickey, I got to the meet and greet 20 … Continue reading

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Disney Cruising tips from a tightwad mom: What to pack

Disney Cruises and Disney mania Disney Cruises like all things Disney have hordes of devoted fans who obsess about cruising on Disney.  You can join facebook pages, disney fan boards, and read countless blogs (like this one) on this to … Continue reading

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Disney Cruising and the tightwad mom: Paying for the actual trip

My husband and I took the boys (3 years and 6 months) on a five day Disney cruise.  For a coupon clipping, bargain hunting, discount queen like myself it was hard to fork over tons of cash to a company … Continue reading

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And then there were two

So I haven’t posted in a number of years.  Turns out once they are walking, it is even more exhausting to keep up.  I now have a three year old boy and an almost six month old boy.  Baby #1 … Continue reading

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The Nest: Our Family Sleeping Area

When we got married, my husband and I talked about our ideal parenting styles.  He was an advocate of co-sleeping and I was staunchly in favor of preserving our bedroom as a sacred space for us as a couple.  I … Continue reading

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Attached at the hip: the good, the bad, the ugly

I found the above cartoon on facebook and found it to be so true! I have literally heard the line about how my baby will manipulate me, how I should not tend to his every need and literally by the … Continue reading

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Baby Bib organization

So I have been playing with different ideas for ways to organize my baby bibs.  I need a way to keep clean bibs near the baby and another place to put dirty bibs so I don’t have to run upstairs … Continue reading

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