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22 10, 2019

How to Get a Baby to Sleep – 9 Tips To Help Your Baby Sleep Better

2020-02-17T23:46:24-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Babies, Family|7 Comments

After going through so many challenges with our first born's sleep (read about sleep training a toddler) I knew I didn't want to repeat the same thing with our daughter. Luckily I learned a lot through the process and we had some help from a sleep consultant. With a lot of hard work my daughter Addi has been sleeping through the night since she was 8 weeks old. Every baby is different, [...]

22 10, 2019

Our Experience Sleep Training a Toddler with Sweet Sleep Sierra

2020-02-17T23:46:33-08:00October 22nd, 2019|Family, Partnerships, Toddlers|1 Comment

Working with Sierra has been truly life changing for our family. I've heard so many bad things about sleep training a toddler and was very relieved with how our gentle sleep training program went with Sierra from Sweet Sleep. She was able to help us turn things around with our toddler and set our newborn up for sleeping success (read more about how to get a newborn to sleep). Full disclosure, I [...]

15 10, 2019

M&M Snack Bite Recipe

2020-02-17T23:53:43-08:00October 15th, 2019|Eat, Snacks, Vegetarian|0 Comments

If you follow along on my Instagram Stories you know that our family loves snack balls. I’ve been making the same snack bite recipe for over a year and it’s time to switch things up a bit. I based this M&M snack bite recipe off my previous recipe with a few simple and tasty changes. […]

16 08, 2019

Addilynn’s Birth Experience

2020-02-17T23:46:45-08:00August 16th, 2019|Babies, Family, Pregnancy|4 Comments

It is truly incredible what we go through creating our tiny humans, and every mom's birth experience is so different.  After having such a rough experience with Logan (read more about his birth story), I'm so happy I'm able to share about a positive birth experience this time around. As my due date crept closer, our family fell sick, talk about bad timing! Logan caught a cold a week prior, followed by [...]

22 07, 2019

The Minimalist’s Hospital Bag Checklist – Free Printable

2020-04-01T15:20:07-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Family, Pregnancy|6 Comments

Eek! I can’t believe baby girl will be here any day now! I’m feeling much more relaxed this time around and happy for her to come whenever she decides. Things are certainly different the second time around and I left my hospital bag packing quite a bit more last minute than I did when I was pregnant with my first. With my first pregnancy, we planned a home [...]

1 06, 2019

Summer Loving Simply Earth Unboxing – June 2019

2020-02-17T23:30:03-08:00June 1st, 2019|Essential Oils, Lifestyle, Partnerships|0 Comments

June's Simply Earth Subscription Box is all about summer loving with essential oil recipes for traveling, hanging out at the beach, and taking care of your skin after all of those long days in the sun. Full disclosure, I have received compensation for this post. As with everything I post all thoughts and opinions are completely my own. I never talk about anything that I don’t personally use and believe in. For [...]

23 05, 2019

Tips for Meal Planning and Food Prep – Free Printable Meal Planner

2019-05-23T07:48:17-07:00May 23rd, 2019|Eat, Lifestyle, Organization|2 Comments

If your household runs similar to ours, you're probably the main person responsible for meal planning, grocery shopping, and cooking family meals. Even if you and your partner share duties it's likely that you're the one actually making the list and making key decisions. This responsibility is an important one. We're the gatekeepers for our family's health, but it isn't always easy. With all of the work schedules, appointments, and hustle and [...]

27 04, 2019

25 Practical Mom Hacks from Mom Bloggers That Use Them Everyday

2020-03-30T23:00:24-07:00April 27th, 2019|Family|4 Comments

Parenting isn’t easy, so any way we can make things a little more simple and work better is a total win in my book. That’s why I’ve reached out to a bunch of Mom Bloggers to bring you these 25 mom hacks that actual moms find useful and use all the time. This isn’t your usual mom hacks post with a bunch of tips you’ve seen a ton of times. They’re all [...]

24 04, 2019

Easy Veggie Breakfast Hash with Chipotle Aioli

2020-02-17T23:53:57-08:00April 24th, 2019|Breakfast, Eat, Vegetarian|0 Comments

I love having a sit down family breakfast at least once a weekend and this easy veggie breakfast hash has become a family favourite. Matt is obsessed with the chipotle aioli which can also be great on burgers or as a dipping sauce. I’m obsessed with the fact that it’s a sheet pan meal which makes it super easy to make while dealing with the family. The veggies get tossed in the [...]