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...

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...

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...

Gift Ideas for Jet-Setting Families

Gift Ideas for Jet-Setting Families

When the holidays roll around, sometimes finding that perfect gift can be tough. You may think of ideas all year round, but when the pressure is on, it's tough to come up with something unique and fitting for the recipient. If you're getting ready to get a gift for a...

Helping Toddlers Connect with Family Across the Miles

Helping Toddlers Connect with Family Across the Miles

When my three kiddos were toddlers, our closest family members lived a 13-hour drive away.  The furthest?  A 34-hour drive away.  (And, no, we never drove that.  Please!  We flew.) We went months without our children seeing their...

Are You Using the Safest Sunscreen For You and Your Baby?

Are You Using the Safest Sunscreen For You and Your Baby?

Now that summer is here, taking your babies and toddlers outside to play has a whole slew of extra to-dos. From making sure they wear a hat, providing them with plenty of water, lathering with sunscreen, and keeping them cool, there's a lot to remember. And that's...

Perfect Babymoon to Charleston, South Carolina

Perfect Babymoon to Charleston, South Carolina

While my husband and I were just dating and as newlyweds, we were always big travelers. We even vowed that we wouldn't give up traveling after the kids came along (but that was definitely easier said than done). Since we weren't going to be traveling nearly as much...

22 Tips to Survive a Summer Pregnancy

22 Tips to Survive a Summer Pregnancy

I had the great joy of having back-to-back summer pregnancies. For my first baby, I was due August 1st and the second one was October 20th. Therefore, most of the later part of both pregnancies were during the hottest time of the year. I quickly learned how to survive...

19 Summer Must-Haves For Your Baby

19 Summer Must-Haves For Your Baby

Summer is right around the corner and I can't wait to get outside and soak up some sunshine with my family. It gets pretty hot here in the summer so it can be tough to be outside for too long, especially with a young baby. I had a 9-13 month old last summer and I'll...

11 Tips and Ideas for Being Outside with a Baby

11 Tips and Ideas for Being Outside with a Baby

With the beautiful spring weather finally upon us, you probably can't wait to get outdoors with family and little ones. Whether it's bringing your children to the park, sitting out by the pool, or just enjoying a grilled hamburger on your patio, there's so much more...

Genius Tips for Traveling in the Third Trimester

Genius Tips for Traveling in the Third Trimester

The picturesque windmills of Amsterdam. Author: Dani Ward. Are you planning a trip during your third trimester? Maybe you need to travel for work, or perhaps a beach babymoon is calling your name? Whatever the reason, travel in the third trimester can be super...

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Babies and Toddlers

Ultimate Guide to Traveling with Babies and Toddlers

We just got back from our first vacation as a family of 4 and it went better than expected! Traveling with babies and toddlers can be a challenge, but there are plenty of ways to make it a little more tolerable. Vacations before we had kids consisted of sipping pina...

Effective Ways to Keep Your Toddler Entertained in the Car

Effective Ways to Keep Your Toddler Entertained in the Car

Long car rides can be brutal with an energetic toddler who isn't thrilled  about being strapped down.  My daughter used to fall asleep as soon as we put her in the seat, up until she was about 11 months old.  Now at 16 months, she needs to be constantly...