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

Mothering Two: Acknowledging the Bad and Celebrating the Good

Mothering two kids or becoming a mom of two is tough and exhausting work. Thinking about the best moments siblings have together helps celebrate the joys of motherhood and acknowledge what all this hard work is for.

Motherhood can be tough! Going from one to a mom of two is definitely an adjustment. There are truly lots of positives of becoming a mom the second time around, as I mentioned in things that are easier with your second baby.  Those are still very true.  But there are also lots and lots of new situations and personalities to… Read More

The Ultimate List of Everything You Need to Make Baby Food

Thinking about making baby food? This is the ultimate list of everything you need to make baby food- lots of options so you can find your perfect tools. things needed to make baby food, tools needed to make baby food, what do I need to make baby food

If you are getting started on making your own baby food, I’m sure you are wondering what you need and how to get going.   Seeing the meal plan instructions with all the materials needed may be a little much to take in at one time.   So a good place to start is being prepared by getting everything you need in… Read More

A Simple & Promising 9-12 Month Baby Schedule for a Happy Baby

Simple 9-12 month baby schedule to learn the right amount of sleep, activity ideas and developmental milestones needed for the happiest baby routine.

The 9-12 month baby age is exciting!  Between 6-9 months you started seeing more of their personality and it keeps getting better. Also, many babies that had trouble sleeping through the night start at 9 months.  The days can be slow but the years are fast, and it’s probably really crazy to think, but you almost have a one year… Read More

6-9 Month Baby Schedule and Sample Activities

A 6-9 month baby schedule with key developmental milestones, sample activity ideas, the best educational toys and printable sample schedule!

This is truly one of my favorite ages of the first year.   The 6-9 month baby schedule is fun because it’s similar to 3-6 in terms of how many naps, so you’ve already developed a rhythm that can just be continued, which is the essence of a working routine. And your baby becomes more mobile and social- it’s a… Read More