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Three Quick Ways to Brighten Skin

Hello again! I know it's been a while since I sat down and did a blog post, but it's been a hectic few weeks over here. Our little boy celebrated his first birthday (where did this year go???), and my husband and I launched…

September 22, 2017

Accepting Yourself Post Baby

During pregnancy I read a lot about giving yourself realistic expectations of your body and your overall self-image after giving birth. That it will take time to adjust, but reading about it doesn't make it easier. There are days when I wonder what happened…

July 14, 2017

Celebrating Motherhood

It feels very surreal to be officially celebrating Mother’s Day this upcoming weekend! Last year my son was just a little bean in my belly, and secretly I kept thinking that I probably wasn’t pregnant at all and instead just eating a lot. The doctor clearly…

May 12, 2017

Six Month Update

Six months is definitely a stage of a lot of growth and development so I wanted to update my mom must-haves for this milestone and let you know some tips I've learned along the way. I'll also give some quick updates on Thomas in…

March 21, 2017

 The Dreaded Sleep Regression

I wasn't sure I wanted to share my experience with Thomas's seemingly long and awful sleep regression because we didn't really solve it, just managed to survive it! Plus what works for one baby may not work for another. After thinking it through I…

February 20, 2017
Food & Health

Healthy Snack Ideas for Busy Moms

I've been thinking about healthy snacks ever since I started breastfeeding. I knew I'd be eating a lot during pregnancy, but I wasn't prepared for the crazy level of hunger that you get when breastfeeding! I guess it makes sense that you need a…

February 5, 2017

New Year, New Resolutions

Resolutions for the year are not normally something I think to do around this time. Instead I enjoy setting small goals throughout the year as the road of life twists and turns, then look back to reflect on what I accomplished. This year, however,…

January 6, 2017