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 [...]

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

2020-07-24T15:18:59-07:00July 22nd, 2019|Family, Pregnancy|9 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

2020-07-24T15:42:38-07:00April 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

2020-07-29T23:33:10-07:00March 27th, 2019|Activities, Babies, Family|14 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! ???? […]