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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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!...

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...

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...

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...

Personalized and Unique Handmade Gifts for Mothers Day

Personalized and Unique Handmade Gifts for Mothers Day

With Mother's Day around the corner, you're probably looking for something unique and sentimental to give the special woman in your life. A mom's job is never done and they are constantly at the love and will of their children. Why not treat them to something they'll...

Daily Schedule for Work at Home With Toddlers + Free Printable

Daily Schedule for Work at Home With Toddlers + Free Printable

In the midst of the incomprehensible times that we are currently facing, our daily lives have been thrown for a loop. As we try to navigate our way through working, teaching, and parenting all at the same time, in the same place, it's totally normal to feel...

How To Work Out Your Core When You Exercise Postpartum

How To Work Out Your Core When You Exercise Postpartum

You just gave birth to your precious little baby not that long ago and you are feeling really good overall during your postpartum recovery. Now that the hard part is over, childbirth, you’re ready to get your pre-pregnancy body back. You were really active and...

4 Tips to Help You Adjust To Working From Home

4 Tips to Help You Adjust To Working From Home

Everything is up in the air right now and a lot of parents are working from home for the first time. Managing work, home, kid's behaviors, and home schooling can be exhausting. There are a lot of misconceptions about working from home. Most people who have never had...

The Ugly Side of Postpartum: Depression and Anxiety

The Ugly Side of Postpartum: Depression and Anxiety

When reading about pregnancy and getting ready for the amazing journey you’re about to take on, it’s natural not to focus on the negative aspects. However, there’s a difference between not thinking negatively about a wonderful experience and not getting enough...

Baby Safety Tips That All New Parents Must Know

Baby Safety Tips That All New Parents Must Know

Babies and toddlers aren't old enough to understand the things that could cause them harm. Therefore, the most vital role that we have in our children's lives is to protect and keep them safe. There are plenty of dangers out there that our little ones are not aware...

29 Genius Breastfeeding Tips and Hacks for Stressed Out Moms

29 Genius Breastfeeding Tips and Hacks for Stressed Out Moms

During those first few weeks with your newborn, you will feel like breastfeeding takes all your days. Your baby is pretty much attached to your breast around the clock and the responsibility to provide adequate nutrition for your baby is all on you. It can get...

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mom and Baby

The Benefits of Breastfeeding for Both Mom and Baby

Written by guest contributor, Amy Gougler: As the daughter of a lactation consultant who breastfed 4 children, I knew that I wanted to breastfeed my babies when my time came to be a mother. Initially, I just thought breastfeeding was best because my mom did and I...

Baby Led Weaning Terrified Me. Here are the Tips That Helped

Baby Led Weaning Terrified Me. Here are the Tips That Helped

Before my son was born, I’d decided I’d make my own purees instead of buying baby food, but when he was around 3 months old, my cousin opened the door to a thing called Baby Led Weaning. In case you have no idea what I’m talking about, (or, like my husband, have been...

6 Things Our Kids Need From Us (and It’s Not a Clean House)

6 Things Our Kids Need From Us (and It’s Not a Clean House)

Once we have children, our lives change dramatically. Our previously typical routines and daily life have been altered to completely revolve around our kids. From the baby stage through toddler years and beyond, our goals and regimens evolve to fit the needs of our...

6 Parenting Lessons That I Learned After Having a Second Child

6 Parenting Lessons That I Learned After Having a Second Child

Raising a child these days can be quite complex. Somehow we never feel like we’re doing the right thing when it comes to parenting styles or ways of parenting. When I had my first baby, I was learning so much new information for the first time. I was learning ways to...

How to Declutter Your Home to Reduce Stress With 4 Simple Systems

How to Declutter Your Home to Reduce Stress With 4 Simple Systems

Life with young kids can be overwhelming. What used to be simple tasks, such as leaving the house, is now quite the process. With all that needs to be done in a day, it’s imperative that you declutter and organize your house. Being buried in laundry, constantly...

Pumpkin Patch Birthday Bash for a Fall-Themed Birthday Party

Pumpkin Patch Birthday Bash for a Fall-Themed Birthday Party

This past week we celebrated my son's 1st birthday party at a local farm in New Jersey. Complete with a pumpkin patch, corn maze, hayride, and barn, it had all things fall that both parents and children love. I've hosted plenty of parties and events at my own house,...

Secrets to Simplifying and Enjoying Family Mealtime with Little Ones

Secrets to Simplifying and Enjoying Family Mealtime with Little Ones

Mealtime is one of the most chaotic times of day in our house. My husband and I both dread dinne for the madness that it brings. After having kids, dinnertime was brought new meaning. It used to be having a good conversation, relaxing, and casually sipping a glass of...

16 Adorable Disney Family Halloween Costumes You Have to Try

16 Adorable Disney Family Halloween Costumes You Have to Try

Halloween is quickly approaching so it's time to plan your family Halloween costumes! If you're a Disney lover or your children are obsessed with a certain Disney princess or character, what better way to brighten a day than to dress up as a favorite Disney movie? If...

The Simplest Way To Decrease Toddler Temper Tantrums

The Simplest Way To Decrease Toddler Temper Tantrums

Let's face it, toddlers can be a handful. Being a stay-at-home-mom of a strong-willed, busy 2-year-old is hardly the glamorous job that I had imagined it to be. One minute you're in a verbal argument over not having ice cream for breakfast and the next they're giving...