It's Been 10 Months!!

Baby Boy is now 10 months old. He's 10 Months Old!! Yes, he is 10 months. I can't believe it. I don't really know how this happened. I don't really know how I became the mother of a 10 month old, busy Baby Boy....more

The Truth You've Always Wanted: When Baby-Making Isn't Easy

I have been contimplating writing this post for awhile.  Back and forth on sharing my truth, heartache, and struggles.  After quite a bit of thought, I think that this may hit home with many readers....more

Stepping Back into the Garden

Fifteen weeks ago, our lives changed forever, as Baby A made her arrive three days late.  At seven pounds, fourteen ounces she was, from the first, a delightful little snuggler.  Now that we’ve settled back into our life together, and after much deliberation about whether this was the place to do it or whether I should start a new blog more devoted to the changes our life and lifestyle have taken, I’ve decided to return to the garden, not because everything is the same or because all of the pieces will fit as nicely and logically as they used to, but because this is the place wher...more

12 Must Have Baby Items

Besides the obvious baby products- diapers, wipes, clothes, crib, bottles-these are the top baby items that I found most useful (and needed!) with both girls as babies. Some were everyday things and some were a one time life saver, but still needed! I highly recommend you to stock up on these products if you are preparing for a little one, it will make your life with a baby so much easier! ...more

Easy Ways To Fit Tummy Time Into Your Day

Tummy time sounds like something simple that you do for your baby on a regular basis for your baby. Although, for many parents tummy time is not so simple as their babies may scream, cry, and spit up while on their tummies.  So let's go back and discuss why tummy time is so important.  ...more

Diaper Box DIY- Better Alternative for Gross Motor Baby Play

Forget the bumbo, exersaucer,  or jumparoo when all you need is a diaper box! ...more

Baby Must Haves Part 2

Hope your Saturday is going just swimmingly ;) I have a hair appointment scheduled for 2pm today. A haircut always gets me wondering if there is a way to have somebody to come over to wash your hair regularly... I'd be all over that! Anyway, let's talk baby gear!  ...more

Three Month Update

Ummm, how has three months passed since Mal was born?! Each month I feel like she becomes more and more fun. She is such much more aware of the world around her and is really developing her own preferences. ...more

8 Months of Breastfeeding

I haven't talked about in-depth or in any real way is how breastfeeding affects me as a person, the way we manage regular life tasks (eating out, shopping, etc.), the way I parent, or my evolution as a breastfeeding mother. This is the post that will cover all these things. Hopefully, whether you're considering breastfeeding, haven't breastfed, want to breastfeed, are in the midst of breastfeeding, or simply wonder what breastfeeding is really like, this post will help.The truth is, I've had ups and downs. For a period of time I thought my downs weren't going to end....more

Doing More with Less

I wrote this in response to the BlogHer prompt: 'Tell us about a time you did more with less'.I was 2 weeks into a trip around South America for which I had left my home, job and boyfriend. I had spent all my savings and more, in my hurry to escape a bad situation at home. I came home when I found that I was already 6 weeks pregnant....more