Back when Nathan was a baby I blogged about making my own homemade baby food and the pros and cons that came with doing so. As much as I loved knowing exactly what I was feeding him and feeling like I was being a “good mom”, it was SO MUCH WORK in the very beginning… Continue reading Baby Gourmet Foods: An Honest Review
One question I keep getting asked is how did I find the transition from two to three kids. Was it easier or harder than the transition from one to two or was it about the same? And while this is only my opinion, I’ve personally found that adding Sage into our family hasn’t changed much.… Continue reading What’s Harder 1 to 2 or 2 to 3?
One thing I’ve learned from being a mom is that dinner time for me is the hardest part of my day. I will gladly take the hectic morning rush over the late afternoon/early evening tantrums. Typically at this point in the day Eli is starting to get fussy as his bedtime approaches and Nate is… Continue reading Early Bird Dinner Time
It’s no lie that when you have your second your parenting style changes a bit. I mean, it has to because if your spouse or significant other are at work and you’re home, you’re outnumbered 2:1. It’s not possible (at least for me anyways) to parent the exact same way you did before your new… Continue reading Parenting the First vs the Second
If it was financially possible and let’s face it, socially acceptable, I would have loved to have kept Nate in his crib much longer than we did. Although he was over two when we started the transition into his new toddler bed, he had never once attempted to climb out of his crib. He was… Continue reading Transitioning to the ‘Big Boy’ Bed and Co-sleeping Regression
Once upon a time, we had a sweet little boy named Nate who rarely got upset or threw fits but then one day he turned two years old and it all went to Hell… Perhaps, that’s an exaggeration but in all fairness, he does throw at least one or two temper tantrums per day. When… Continue reading 7 Ways to Deal with the Dreaded Two Year Old Temper Tantrum
I had some very positive feedback on Facebook regarding my previous Tips for First Time Parents post that a did a little while back. A few days after I published that blog post, I started thinking of some more tips/tricks that Kurt and I have picked up over the past ten months. I thought I… Continue reading Tips for First Time Parents Part 2
I’ve survived ten months as a first time mom and I feel like I’ve learned so much more than I ever thought was possible. These past ten months have been filled with so much love and happiness but they’ve also been filled with anxiety, frustration, fear, and an overwhelming feeling that I’m screwing everything up.… Continue reading Tips for First Time Parents