MARRIAGE

Naughty & Nice Coupon Book For Your Spouse

Let’s be honest, once you have kids, you probably have lost a bit of that romance & sexual spontaneity. Most of the days I’m covered in spit up and still wearing my pajamas when my husband gets home from work. I don’t quite feel sexy nor do we even have …

MOTHERHOOD

How I Made the Decision to Become a Stay at Home Mom

Ever since my husband and I were just dating, we talked about having a family with a few kids and me staying home with them. Of course this just seemed like a dream, but I was hoping that it could some day become reality. When the time finally came to …

SYMPTOMS & POSTPARTUM

The Biggest Fears During Pregnancy & Why You Should Stop Worrying

From the moment you get that positive sign on a pregnancy test, you’re mind and emotions start running like crazy. Unless you’re in the doctor’s office, it’s hard to tell what’s going on inside your belly. This can lead to overwhelming anxiety & worries. During my first pregnancy, I was …

SLEEP

How I Sleep Trained My Baby at 5 months Old

My daughter started off being a great sleeper. She slept through the night by about 8 weeks, put herself right to sleep when we put her down, and gave us long stretches of naps. After a few great weeks, the downfall started. She had always used a pacifier to soothe, …

SEASONAL

Christmas Pompom Push for Toddlers & Babies

The Christmas pompom push activity is a festive fine motor task. It requires a little bit of set up, but uses items you should have around the house.  It only requires them to follow 1 step directions so it’s great for younger toddlers and even older babies.    Toddlers will …

TRAVEL

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 entertained …

SEASONAL

Christmas Sticker Toddler Activity

With 1 year olds, you definitely don’t need to overcomplicate things.  They can’t follow more than a 1 step direction so aim for simple and easy to follow activities.   Stickers are a great way to work on your child’s fine motor skills (using the small muscles of your hands …

SEASONAL

Christmas Bow Wall Stick Toddler Activity

This wall stick activity is very simple to and will keep your toddler busy for some time (in toddler world, a few minutes is a lot of time!).  It’s a festive way for your child to play with items that they usually don’t get to play with. You can incorporate …

toddler using sensory bin
SEASONAL

Christmas Sensory Bin for Toddlers

Toddlers love sensory bins.  They are super simple to create and make great activities for toddlers to explore different textures, develop language, and improve fine motor skills.  This Christmas sensory bin incorporates auditory, visual, and tactile stimulation. There are red & green colors, soft and hard objects, and bells that …

TRAVEL

Guide to Packing a Diaper Bag Like a Pro

The diaper bag is a mom’s personal survival kit and will also double as your everyday purse. It has to go everywhere with us so you’re not going to want to carry a separate purse with you, as well. That’s why we want it to be stylish, versatile, spacious, and comfortable. …