Best Toys for 3 Month Old Babies: Aligned to Milestones

When your baby turns 3 months old, it’s a perfect time to think about what toys will aid their development.  Hand-eye coordination is developing rapidly, as well as the ability to recognize objects and people.  Your baby may start turning to you and babbling when he hears you talk! One of the sweetest milestones during this age range, as they… Read More

What You Really Need to Buy New for a Second Baby

What do you actually need to buy for a second baby? Items to buy new, re stock on and which things can be reused.

My third baby boy is officially 2 months old.  It’s been a whirlwind of course, because life with newborns is just that. Finally, we have a rhythm to our days and our 2 year old is adjusted to having him around.  Since I am in the trenches of the newborn phase for the third time, these are my recommendations for… Read More

Cholestasis of Pregnancy and a Positive Induction Story

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My third pregnancy was vastly different than my first two. Even though I was having a third boy. There were new challenges that I hadn’t experienced before.  First, nausea took over my first two trimesters, and fatigue seemed stronger this time around as I mentioned previously in my first trimester reflections.  And of course, I was taking care of a… Read More

Ramblings about my Third Pregnancy and Feelings about Gender

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There are some aspects of my third pregnancy that have been pretty magical, especially my oldest being aware of what’s happening. And then there are some symptoms that are still incredibly real and heightened miserably- especially with two toddlers running around. As I write this, I’m entering my second trimester and already feeling the symptoms of the first trimester fade… Read More

Make a Great Toddler Baby Schedule that Works for You!

Make a great toddler baby schedule that works best for you and your family! Includes sample schedule and steps for creating your own baby toddler schedule.

A routine or schedule isn’t a regimented, strict schedule for every minute of your day.  It won’t make your life mundane or boring.  Actually having a routine will help you NOT have to plan every single minute, because your organization helps free up some time.  It also contributes to being a happier stay at home mom when your day has… Read More

How to Learn the Most about your Baby’s Sleep

Keeping a baby sleep log or tracking your baby's sleep can help you see patterns and trends to improve their sleep schedule! Journaling your baby's sleep with notes can help you learn a lot over 1-2 weeks than can transform your baby's sleep for the better!

There’s so much to think about and consider when taking care of a baby. Whenever you can use a simple system that helps the day to day, it is very appreciated!  Keeping a baby sleep log is a great way to track how your baby is sleeping.  You don’t have to wait until there are “problems”.  Using it right away… Read More

10 Best Children’s Books to Diversify your Library

10 best children's books to diversify your library! Expose your babies and toddlers to new worlds through these beautiful characters from this collection of multicultural children's books, perfect for babies and toddlers.

Love trumps hate, right?  This is a pivotal time in our world, I think our kids are going to be even more vocal about sensitive topics than ever before.  And more aware.  I strongly think hate comes from lack of knowledge and awareness. For our kids to love, to truly love beyond what is  familiar, they need exposure to worlds… Read More