Christmas Traditions to Start as a Family

Christmas Traditions to Start as a Family

I'm so excited for the upcoming Christmas season now as a family of 2.  Last year we had a 5 month old so we didn't start too many traditions because our daughter was still too young to get anything out of it.  This year she's a walking, talking machine and...

Newborn Must-Haves For The First Weeks With Your Baby

Newborn Must-Haves For The First Weeks With Your Baby

The first few days and weeks home with your newborn can be a whirlwind. You're experiencing so many new feelings and emotions and have just been thrown into the brand new challenge of teaching yourself how to be a mom. You're probably sleep-deprived, uncomfortable,...

Benefits of Sports for Kids

Benefits of Sports for Kids

Much has already been said about the benefits of sports. Evidence has shown that the positive outcomes of sports go beyond just physical effects. Participation in sports also benefits the psychosocial and personal development of an individual. The benefits of sports...

32 Unique Toddler Stocking Stuffers for 2020 Under $25

32 Unique Toddler Stocking Stuffers for 2020 Under $25

Looking for fun, unique, toddler stocking stuffers that will really excite your child this Christmas? I have some amazing ideas for you below! We all know that toddlers can certainly be hard to please, whether it's with dinner options, pajamas, or their fourth bedtime...

117 Simple Mom Hacks to Make Life Easier

117 Simple Mom Hacks to Make Life Easier

When we’re living the mom life, we tend to have a LOT on our plate - from coordinating schedules, activities, and meals, to keeping up with work and household chores - all while maintaining our own health and sanity. This is why it's so beneficial to incorporate some...

49 Funny and Last Minute Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

49 Funny and Last Minute Elf on the Shelf Ideas Your Kids Will Love

Let's be honest, some parents have more fun with Elf on the Shelf than the kids do! It gives us a bit of a creative outlet to come up with new hiding spots and hilarious situations for your child's elf to get into. 'Tis the season to dust off your Elf on the Shelf and...

19 Festive Holiday Mocktails for Pregnant Women and Kids

19 Festive Holiday Mocktails for Pregnant Women and Kids

Along with the symptoms, aches and pains, and increasing size, pregnancy has a couple other drawbacks. One of those being the need to stop all of your alcohol intake! Now, pregnancy isn't all bad since you're growing your future bestie inside of you, but this was one...

19 Ways to Have a Safe and Socially Distant Halloween in 2020

19 Ways to Have a Safe and Socially Distant Halloween in 2020

Halloween isn’t cancelled, but it will look fairly different this year. With the pandemic and social distancing guidelines in place, many families are wondering how they’re going to navigate the fun of Halloween. Families choosing to stay home this Halloween can still...

33 Healthy Halloween Treats and Snacks for Kids and Adults

33 Healthy Halloween Treats and Snacks for Kids and Adults

Halloween is always filled with chocolate, sugar, and sweets for young kids. There's really no way to say no to all of it. However, we can try our best to still make this fall season as festive and tasty as possible for them, while still providing healthy treats. If...

17 Push Present Ideas for New Moms

17 Push Present Ideas for New Moms

Listen up dads and loved ones of an expectant mom - the person delivering this new child deserves a push present! If your wife or partner just went through a pregnancy and delivery, purchasing a push gift is a great way to acknowledge their hard work and sacrifice....

42 Awesome Family Halloween Costumes That You’ll Want to Try

42 Awesome Family Halloween Costumes That You’ll Want to Try

Halloween is quickly approaching so it's time to plan your family Halloween costumes! If you're like me, you've probably waited until the last minute to decide on costumes. Typically I put it off for awhile and always say, I'm not going to put that much effort into it...

18 Cute Fall Baby Pictures That You Can Take Yourself

18 Cute Fall Baby Pictures That You Can Take Yourself

It's finally September and it's got us thinking about all things fall- the pumpkin spice, sweaters, leaves changing, football Sundays (well maybe not this year..). All these gorgeous seasonal details will definitely have you excited to take fall baby pictures! The...

35 Adorable DIY Baby Halloween Costumes

35 Adorable DIY Baby Halloween Costumes

What's cuter than a baby in a costume? I don't really think there's anything more adorable! Check out the ideas below for a ton of DIY baby Halloween costumes to dress up your little one this fall. It can seem difficult to dress up your infant if they're still a ball...

26 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant

26 Sweet Ways to Tell Your Husband You’re Pregnant

Congratulations!! You've just entered into THE MOST EXCITING time of your life! Pregnancy and motherhood has been the ultimate life changer for me and I'm so happy that you'll be sharing in all the joys and love that being a mom brings. I'm going to assume that you...

How to Enjoy Day Trips with Your Little Ones

How to Enjoy Day Trips with Your Little Ones

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Ergobaby. We’ve been spending much of our days exploring the outdoors due to the recent quarantine that has kept us socially distancing. Luckily for us, we live at the Jersey shore and boardwalks, beaches, and trails...

5 Creative Ways for Your Family to Save Money This Year

5 Creative Ways for Your Family to Save Money This Year

For busy families, especially those with babies and toddlers, saving money is all about convenience and simplicity. There just aren’t enough hours in the day to spend your time searching for coupons, special offers, memberships, and subscriptions that may or may not...

The Best and Worst Advice for New Moms from Experienced Ones

The Best and Worst Advice for New Moms from Experienced Ones

If you're a new or expecting mom, your brain is probably spinning from the information overload on books you've read and recommendations received. It doesn't stop there because you'll continue to get continuous advice from experienced moms, whether you like it or not!...

29 DIY Sibling Halloween Costumes

29 DIY Sibling Halloween Costumes

Are you gearing up for Halloween this year and ready to come up with the cutest and most unique costumes for your kids? Here are some great ideas to help you pick out a DIY Sibling Halloween costume for your little ones. Whether you have babies, toddlers, or grown...

What to Put in a Diaper Bag For Your Baby

What to Put in a Diaper Bag For Your Baby

As you start navigating life as a new mom, you'll begin to learn all the tips and tricks of parenting a newborn. From swaddling and feeding to diapering and burping, you'll have it all down to a science faster than you think! However, one thing that you may be...

The Ultimate Fall Family Bucket List for 2020

The Ultimate Fall Family Bucket List for 2020

This cool crisp air and pumpkin spice everything has me really feeling like fall is finally here.  I love light sweater weather (especially now that I'm 9 months pregnant) and breathing in those traditional autumn scents. Now is the season for pumpkin picking,...

How To Prepare for Childbirth in Your Third Trimester

How To Prepare for Childbirth in Your Third Trimester

If you're reading this now, you're probably well into your 3rd trimester of pregnancy. So congrats on making it this far! You're so close to meeting your precious little one and they will be here before you know it. At this point, labor is imminent. This is probably...

Co-sleeping Safety Tips and the Benefits It May Have For You and Baby

Co-sleeping Safety Tips and the Benefits It May Have For You and Baby

Co-sleeping or the practice of sharing a bed with your baby is certainly not a new concept. Plenty of parents are choosing this type of sleeping arrangement, especially because new moms are often reminded that “mom sleeps when the baby is sleeping”. There are numerous...

18 Tips for Going to the Beach with a Baby

18 Tips for Going to the Beach with a Baby

Since having a baby, our vacations have drastically changed. Now, beach trips are dictated by nap times, making sure to pack enough snacks and toys, and finding the closest playground.   As much as I always hope that it will be a stress-free, relaxing trip, it...

Family Quarantine Handprint Keepsake Project

Family Quarantine Handprint Keepsake Project

This past spring has been a whirlwind for parents everywhere. With the shelter-in order, daycares and schools shut down, and parents required to work-from-home, there’s a lot of free time to fill with our kids.  Activities that can keep our children busy,...

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Father’s Day Gift Guide

Are you having a tough time thinking of what to get for the man who has everything? Here are some great gift ideas for your husband, father, grandfather, or any other dads in your life to get you started. No matter what your father or husband’s interests are, I’m sure...

15 DIY Special Mother’s Day Gifts

15 DIY Special Mother’s Day Gifts

With Mother's Day right around the corner and we're still sheltered in quarantine, you're probably looking for some simple, quick, and homemade DIY Mother's Day gifts. Whether it's for your wife, mother, grandmother, sister, or best friend, you can still make Mother's...

How to Lose Weight While Breastfeeding

How to Lose Weight While Breastfeeding

After my second pregnancy, I was determined to lose my postpartum baby weight fast. I chose to do a low carb/modified Keto diet while breastfeeding and it worked fabulously! I was sure that this was a safe way to lose weight while breastfeeding and made sure to ask my...