You guys! The Twincesses got big girl bunk beds this past weekend! I can’t even believe it, they aren’t little babies anymore. Excuse me while I go cry myself a river….
Speaking of babies, my friend’s son is not sleeping well, so she asked me for some sleep suggestions, advice, or products that worked for The Twincesses when they were younger, and I thought I’d share them with you. So, here’s my list of 5 must-have products that help babies and toddlers sleep better. Continue reading
March usually gets all of its popularity because of St. Patrick’s Day. But did you know there are lots of other fun and off the wall holidays to celebrate with your family this March?
Each of these holidays can be a fun, even educational, way to connect with your kids. How many have you heard of? Continue reading
Every expecting parent has two questions:
“Is it a boy or a girl?”
“What do we need to register for?”
The baby registry seems like an overwhelming task. Have you ever seen expectant parents wandering the aisles of a baby store with the scanner in hand? They generally look pretty scared and confused, right?
Don’t be that guy. Be the one who has a plan, a list, recommendations from trusted sources.
We will break this down into parts: Infant Stage, Movers and Shakers, and Older Babies. Today we’re focusing on the newborns.
Take a look at our baby registry must-haves for 2017! Continue reading
There are times, especially in my parenting life, that I look back at my Younger Self and think, “Girl. You could use some advice.”
There are so many things Younger Self thought were going to happen as a mom. So many expectations. So many plans.
Older me looks at those and laughs…and pees a little because pregnancy.
I sat down today and decided to write Younger Self a letter, in hopes that perhaps someone else’s Older Self would thank me for it some day.
Not that any Younger Selves will actually listen, because they know it all…amiright?! Continue reading
Today my toddler and I spent a few hours getting my kids’ playroom organized, cleaning up, taking out trash, and sorting through toys.
Luckily she’s three, so I could entertain her with something while I quickly stuffed unused toys into a large bag to take to Goodwill.
After reading Shonda Rhimes’ The Year of Yes, I was inspired to get rid of things in my house that brought a negative emotional reaction or no emotional reaction at all.
Kids don’t quite understand this concept – if you hold any toy up in front of one of my girls, immediately they have special memories and a million reasons they need to keep every single one. Therefore, Mama cleans and declutters the playroom when the older kids are at school! Continue reading