Top 15 Toddler Must Haves

After chatting with some mamas who asked me what my current “go-to” toddler products are these days, I’ve been meaning to compile a list of my favs! These are all products I use EVERY single day. Sometimes even multiple times! Some of these items are self explanatory and some were new ideas to me for my second babe! A few of the products below are from larger companies, but many are from...
newborn golden hour

The Newborn Golden Hour

The newborn golden hour can be one of the most beautiful parts of the “fourth trimester”.  This term was actually new to me in the last 5-6 years.  I know there are many different types of birth plans. Natural births, water births, births with epidural, C-sections, etc.  Part of the birth plan I wasn’t as aware of was what happens after the baby is delivered.  Most of the birth...
Top 10 potty training tips

Top 10 Potty Training Tips

After talking with some other mamas about how I potty trained Jaden, I decided it was time to write a post on my top 10 Potty Training Tips!  Just like all parenting, there are many different ways to “skin a cat” as they say. However, these steps worked really well for us! I’ll also tell you a bit about our pitfalls and what I would do differently in hindsight!  The biggest thing...
BABY SLEEP TIPS

TOP 10 BABY SLEEPING TIPS

These Top 10 Baby Sleeping Tips go right along with the other posts I’ve written about newborns and caring for little ones.Having a baby who sleeps well is basically the “make or break it” with a new baby. If baby is not sleeping well…. (as I’m SURE you know) NO ONE is sleeping well! Sleep deprivation as a new mom is probably the worst part!Sleep deprivation changes your whole...
0-4 weeks newborn routine

0-4 WEEKS NEWBORN ROUTINE

0-4 month baby routines do NOT have to be scary! This 0-4 weeks newborn routine will defineitly help with your fears! The first few weeks with a newborn can seem daunting, but if you have a game plan and a bit of “prep” you’ll know just what to do! And that’s what I’m here to help you with!  I’ve had so many great responses to my Baby Routine Post! Some of you guys even wanted...
newborn must haves

NEWBORN MUST HAVES

I’ve been wanting to put together a list of my newborn must haves because some other mamas have been asking what we used!  When you have a newborn it is SO hard to navigate through all the different products! Now that we’ve had two little guys, we’ve really honed in on what you ACTUALLY need when you have a new baby!! Here is my list of newborn must haves! 1. THE BOOK If you’ve read...
Establishing the Best Routine For Your Baby

ESTABLISHING THE BEST ROUTINE FOR YOUR BABY

When bringing home a newborn, it can be extremely overwhelming. So many people have given you their tokens of advice, sent you articles to look at, books to read, etc.There’s so much to do, especially if it’s your first baby. I remember so clearly being so unsure of where to turn for baby care advice and also how to absorb it all! OUR FIRST BABY In June of 2014, we found out we were...
14 Musts When Bringing Home Baby

14 Musts When Bringing Home a Baby

Bringing home a baby is probably the most overwhelming thing you'll ever do. One of the most controversial things that happens to mamas when they’re pregnant is ALLLL the birthing and newborn parenting advice that people tell you. It’s kind of a running joke that everyone becomes a baby expert when you’re pregnant!  Some offer articles to read, classes to take, books to absorb,...