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 [...]

27 04, 2019

25 Practical Mom Hacks from Mom Bloggers That Use Them Everyday

2020-03-30T23:00:24-07:00April 27th, 2019|Family|5 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 [...]

13 04, 2019

10 Weird Pregnancy Symptoms No One Talks About

2020-02-17T23:32:00-08:00April 13th, 2019|Family, Pregnancy|3 Comments

There are some seriously weird pregnancy symptoms that no one talks about. So when you start to experience them you wonder what the heck is going on with your body, only to find out after you speak with your doctor/midwife/mom community that it’s totally normal. I had some very alarming moments during my first pregnancy and I want to save you from those. So get ready for all of the gross and [...]

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

2020-03-26T13:57:35-07:00March 27th, 2019|Activities, Babies, Family|12 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! ???? […]

21 11, 2018

Mom Self Care – 7 Ways to Fill Up Your Cup

2018-11-28T10:44:57-08:00November 21st, 2018|Family, Lifestyle, Self Care|0 Comments

Mom self care is so so important! As moms it’s really easy for us to serve our family, friends, and responsibilities and let ourselves slip away. When we do that we tend to feel rundown, overworked, stressed out, tired, and all around not our best selves. When you set aside some time for mom self care you are prioritizing yourself so you can show up and be [...]

14 11, 2018

5 Benefits of Reading to Children

2018-11-13T21:28:39-08:00November 14th, 2018|Family|2 Comments

Reading to Logan is one of my favourite things to do with him. It’s great one on one time and there are so many benefits to reading to our little ones. Yes, there’s the obvious exposure to books to help them learn to read and write, but there’s also so much more than that. I’ve recently met with Kyla from Pippins Press and we’re working together to [...]

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 [...]