Baby & Toddler Activities

Simple Activities You Should Be Doing With Your 1 Year Old

If you’re like me, it’s always on your mind- Am I teaching my child enough? Am I giving her enough attention? Should I be doing more to help her learn? Could I be a better mom?? The mom guilt is REAL and it’s totally normal. We always feel like we …

Family & Motherhood Pregnancy

Real Mom Fears About Having A Second Child

Ever since getting pregnant with my 2nd child when my daughter was only 6 months old, not only did I feel the intense pressure of how am I going to handle 2 kids, but more-so was this irrational fear that I couldn’t possibly love another baby as much as I …

Family & Motherhood Pregnancy

Gift Ideas for a New Mom – That She Actually Wants!

When a woman in your life just had a baby, it may be tough to find the perfect gift for them.  Sure, tiny baby clothes and bows are adorable and flowers and balloons are great for celebrating, but what do you think new moms really want?? If they’ve already had …

Family & Motherhood Pregnancy

Neutral Nursery on a Budget

We just finished our son’s nursery and I’m so happy with the end result! I’ll be honest, I wasn’t as into decorating the second time around, but once we got started, I was really into it.  Now that it’s come together nicely, I just can’t wait for his arrival. This …

DIY Pregnancy

DIY Hospital Birth Announcement

I made this super easy sign for photos when Brayden is born.  It has some twine already attached to hang on the hospital door and I’ll also place it in the hospital bassinet with him to take pictures. I got all of the supplies at Michael’s and you don’t even …

Family & Motherhood

How to Make Meal Time Less Messy

If you’re like me, you don’t look forward to meal times with your toddler because of the clean up afterward.  It seems like all we do all day is feed them and clean up since it happens so often. My 1 year old loves to swipe food on her tray …

Baby & Toddler Activities

Tummy Time Tips For Your Baby

There is now widespread knowledge of the importance of tummy time for babies.  Since the increase of newborns and infants sleeping on their back due to the risk of SIDs, they are not receiving as much time on their bellies in order to stimulate the muscles needed for head control …

Pregnancy

Necessities For Your Hospital Delivery Bag

It’s crunch time! You’re getting to that point in pregnancy where you’re thinking, “Wow, things are getting real!”  They sure are! You’re about to have that little baby in your arms so soon and there are still a million things on your to-do list, I’m sure. Now I’m getting ready …

Family & Motherhood

7 Ways to Earn Money While You Shop

Ok, so I do tend to shop a lot, but often it’s just for necessities that come with having a family and a home.  Wouldn’t it be great if you could actually get money back while buying things you need?  You can! I use several of these apps when shopping …

Family & Motherhood

How To Survive a Beach Vacation with a Baby

This post may contain affiliate links, for which I would receive a small commission should you make a purchase, at no extra cost to you.  My husband and I loved to travel before we had kids.  As soon as we started dating, we were always planning trips, whether it were weekend getaways to check …