I have been a victim of low supply since the beginning of my breastfeeding journey. This quick and healthy smoothie recipe has been a savior to my breast milk supply on numerous occasions. I made this every day during my first few weeks home from […]
Toddler Christmas List Ideas Halloween has passed and so we all know what that means: it’s time to start prepping for Christmas! I know I know, what about Thanksgiving? We love that day too, but Christmas preparations need to begin right away. At least if […]
You may have heard that we recently took a family vacation to Chicago. It was a really fun trip and one that I learned a lot about the city on in a very short amount of time. Those lessons cost me a lot of extra money and time wasted though, so do yourself a favor and learn from what I already went through! Here are 11 tips for traveling to Chicago. (more…)
Some people said I was crazy to take a 2 year old on vacation by myself. And while some people would have been right, it was also SO worth it. We took a solo family vacation to Chicago and it was amazing! Our flight landed […]
Potty training is hard. My 2.5 year old son has been showing signs of potty-training interest for more than a year, yet I couldn’t successful train him no matter what I tried. We attempted naked weekends, special prizes for successful potty trips, stickers, and more. […]
We were a hard-core pacifier house, ya’ll. I mean we LOVED that binky, both of us. A pacifier is such an easy way to calm your baby and offer soothing when you can’t always be there. We had the paci during wake times and nap times and […]
Coffee is the nectar of the Gods. This is not an opinion, my dear comrades, it’s fact. Whatever god, gods or goddesses you believe in or don’t, we can all agree that this sweet, sweet juice is what nudges us parents successfully from one day into the next.
And while I, for one, am fully capable of drinking the exact same cup o’ joe each and every day, like the tried and true diesel fuel that gets even the biggest big rig’s gears a’turnin, it’s more fun when we can change it up a bit with the perfect taste and caffeination level for all of our mommy firsts.
So here’s my expertly* brewed advice for the best coffee orders (and at-home brews) to get you through your parenting firsts. (more…)
My son and I just celebrated his second birthday on January 30. I’ve had baby fever something fierce for about 6 months now and the idea of waiting until I find the elusive “one” in order to have more children seems absurd. I’m ready to […]