8 04, 2021

6 Tips For Surviving 2 Under 2

2021-04-08T10:07:56-07:00April 8th, 2021|Babies, Family, Toddlers|12 Comments

2 under 2 is no joke. The adjustment period pushed me to a point of exhaustion I didn't know was possible, and every day felt like chaos. I was scared to be left alone with the 2 kids for more than a couple of hours. How would I handle naps? What if the baby is crying and my toddler needs me at the same time? How do I go to the bathroom? [...]

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|8 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, [...]

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 [...]

3 04, 2019

Easter Gift Ideas for Babies and Toddlers That aren’t Junk

2020-03-27T14:12:08-07:00April 3rd, 2019|Babies, Easter, Family, Gift Guide, Holidays, Toddlers|2 Comments

Before kids, I was never big on holidays, but now that I have a toddler with a baby on the way I love the excuse to spoil them with something small and have some family time. As much as I like spoiling my little guy, I think it’s important to be intentional and not buy a bunch of junk that he’ll lose interest in. These Easter gift ideas are all items that are [...]

27 03, 2019

5 Activities for 9 – 12 Month Olds

2021-02-03T21:59:01-08:00March 27th, 2019|Activities, Babies, Family|15 Comments

If you’re like me, you’re probably always looking for new ways to entertain your little munchkin. These 5 activities for 9 – 12 month olds are great for entertaining your babe and working on their fine motor skills. I’ve tested all of them out on Logan and have some tips to make them more successful, like don’t use a strawberry container because it’ll probably get crushed – oops! ???? […]

12 11, 2018

10 Best Teething Remedies and Teething Products

2020-02-17T23:47:42-08:00November 12th, 2018|Babies, Family|5 Comments

As with many moms and babies, teething has been a long and steady road for us. Logan began teething since just 2.5 months old, before he was even old enough to hold a teether 🙁 and finally, at just over 9 months old he has cut his first tooth! Needless to say over these months and some sleepless nights we’ve tested out quite a few teething remedies and I’ve been able to [...]

31 10, 2018

Babywearing – Ergo Omni 360 Review

2020-02-17T23:47:51-08:00October 31st, 2018|Babies, Family|1 Comment

If you’ve been following me for a while you will probably know that I love babywearing. I loved using our stretchy baby wrap, but as Logan grew I knew we would need a more structured carrier. There are so many options out there it can be overwhelming, and with a higher price point, you want to make sure you are choosing the right one to invest your money in. I tried a [...]

20 10, 2018

What Your Really Need for a New Baby – Amazon Baby Registry List with Free Printable

2020-02-17T23:48:08-08:00October 20th, 2018|Babies, Family|0 Comments

Congratulations, you’re having a baby!! If you’ve stumbled upon this post I’m guessing that you’re gearing up for your baby shower, or in super nesting mode, or both. Either way, I’ve got your back girl! This is the ultimate Amazon baby registry list covering all of the big ticket items and all of the small. There are a couple of items that you may not want to [...]

29 09, 2018

Tips for Keeping Your Sanity While Traveling With a Baby

2020-02-17T23:48:20-08:00September 29th, 2018|Babies, Family, Travel|1 Comment

Vacations, although fun, can be quite stressful when you’re traveling with a baby. I personally dreaded the idea of going on a 2 week trip across the country because I had no idea what to expect with our baby. Will he sleep ok? Will he freak out on the plane? What if he gets super grumpy the whole time? But, with some planning and flexibility, you can have an awesome trip and [...]

19 09, 2018

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a First Time Mom

2020-02-17T23:48:35-08:00September 19th, 2018|Babies, Family, Pregnancy|8 Comments

Motherhood is truly amazing and the most important role you will have in your life. But it’s also not all rainbows and butterflies. It’s really really H A R D, especially during that 4th trimester. Like most first time moms, throughout my pregnancy I did a lot of research about having a healthy pregnancy and about birth, because birth is crazy and the hardest part, right? As difficult as birth is, there’s [...]