Babies

8 Things That Happen After You Have a Baby

8 Things That Happen After You Have a Baby

We talk about pregnancy and childbirth, but what about the things that happen after the baby comes? Here is what you need to know postpartum.

3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Family Car

3 Tips for Choosing the Perfect Family Car

This is a Sponsored Post. Two years ago I FINALLY traded in my 2003 Honda Accord for the new Buick Encore. I loved the style and new features and it was perfect for all the driving around I had to do with two little ones. […]

How to Get Your Free Breast Pump the Easy Way

How to Get Your Free Breast Pump the Easy Way

This post is sponsored by Aeroflow Breastpumps. All opinions remain my own.   Getting Started With Pumping When Reagan was born, I was determined to breastfeed. In fact, it never occurred to me that there would be any problem with the plan. Breastfeeding is free […]

 The Best Way to Read to Your Kids

 The Best Way to Read to Your Kids

We all know how important reading to kids is. It increases literacy, develops vocabulary, models good reading, can increase attention spans, and is linked to higher performance in school across all subjects. Did you know there are some simple strategies for maximizing these benefits? 1. […]

How Becoming a Parent Changes You

How Becoming a Parent Changes You

Having a new baby brings a lot of changes. Here are 5 things you can expect to change.

Connecting With Your Spouse in the Baby Years

Connecting With Your Spouse in the Baby Years

I think it was in Januaryish of 2016 when the tour dates for Hamilton were announced . . . and it was going to be in LA on my birthday . . . in September 2017. Wow that was a long way away. Oh well. […]

What You Need to Know About Guilt-Free Formula Feeding

What You Need to Know About Guilt-Free Formula Feeding

Sometimes the path of feeding babies takes an unexpected turn. As a working mom, breastfeeding became a difficult chore and I still couldn’t keep up. Thankfully, there are some wonderful formula feeding options today.

The Baby Product Must-Haves I Actually Used

The Baby Product Must-Haves I Actually Used

There are so many options when it comes to baby products. These baby items were what I really needed to get through the first year. Free printable registry list

Why You DON’T Want a Short Labor

Why You DON’T Want a Short Labor

Everything about the birth of my third (and last) child was different than the other two. This last baby came after a VERY short labor. Sounds great, right? My first two were scheduled inductions. We knew exactly when we would be going in, we calmly […]

How to Change a Diaper in 10 Easy Steps

How to Change a Diaper in 10 Easy Steps

Diaper Changes Made Easy I have three kids ages 6, 4, and 10 months. That means that other than the 6 month reprieve between my middle child FINALLY potty training (or finally choosing to use the potty that he had known how to use for […]