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8 Things Cleft Parents Can Never Prepare For

As parents we try to prepare as much as we can. We prepare with knowledge and materialistic. For Cleft parents life hands you things you can never prepare for. Falling in-love I am going to sound like a bad mom, but I am going to just say it…. After seeing my ultrasound photo of our… Read More 8 Things Cleft Parents Can Never Prepare For

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Family Yard Day

Happy Labor Day! I hope you folks are enjoying your long weekend. As for us, it’s our family yard day! Max thought we could spend our Saturday having fun with the kids. Boy it was fun! We took them to the park played some ball, then on a 3-mile walk looking out to the ocean… Read More Family Yard Day

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Struggles of a Mom Outnumbered

 Being an out numbered mom with 2 or more sons plus your husband/partner can be a struggle. It has it’s perks, such as being the only girl and the center of attention (yeah right) and then its disadvantages… muddy shoes and other messy boy things.… Read More Struggles of a Mom Outnumbered

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How I Failed to Love My Husband

Ever woke up one morning and just couldn’t stand the sight of your husband/wife? Maybe it was the way he woke you up. Could be he didn’t put the toilet seat down, so you fell in the middle of the night… happened to me quite a few times ugh. You can come up with a full list of reasons, blame it on lack of sleep.… Read More How I Failed to Love My Husband

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13 Must-Haves for Cleft Baby’s First Year

13 top products that best worked for us. The first year with our little one’s is usually a roller coaster for most of us. I mean am I right? Especially for a baby with cleft can be a little bit complicated and overwhelming. … Read More 13 Must-Haves for Cleft Baby’s First Year

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What to Expect with a Cleft

Hearing the words that your baby has a “Cleft” can be a scary thing especially when you have no knowledge of what a Cleft Lip and/or Cleft Palate. It can be a difficult time coming to terms for most families. … Read More What to Expect with a Cleft

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11 ASL Signs for 6-month old+

Hello again! So, you decided to teach your little one some basic signs of ASL. That is great! I can’t express to you enough of how much benefit it will be for you and your little one. It is such an awesome bridge of communication and it will make things a little calmer since your chubs will be able to tell you some of their basic needs. Not only does it help those with Cleft Palate, it is such a big help with all other tiny toes. It can also help you when you are approaching those “Terrible 2’s”… Read More 11 ASL Signs for 6-month old+

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Benefit’s of ASL for your 6-month old+

If you take away communication, it can leave isolation, anger and frustration. We learned through our older boys the benefits of ASL (American Sign Language) and what a great support it is for little one to communicate.… Read More Benefit’s of ASL for your 6-month old+

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Aloha & Welcome!

Thank you for stopping by! If you haven’t noticed I am a new blog mom and this is my very first blog post. I am so happy you decided to join me on my newest journey. So exciting! My name is Kassie and I am a mom, a wife and now a blogger. Here at Smile4mama I will be mostly talking about “Cleft life” and of course motherhood and lifestyle. If you don’t know me personally here is a known fact we have a few “Clefties.” in my family. You can read up a bit more about my family… Read More Aloha & Welcome!