It sure feels good to unplug, doesn't it? Don't get me wrong: I love social media, texting with friends, researching and writing on my laptop, and watching TV. But powering down not only feels like a deep breath in my soul, I feel it's necessary for my mental health. Being a . . .
I've found myself developing a bit of a bad habit: plopping Wyatt into his high chair in front of the computer or the TV to eat his snacks and meals. It seemed like the perfect solution! He could sit there, eating (and supposedly entertained) while I wash the dishes, return . . .
Though our little guy's not yet at the age where he's heading back to school, there's still something about fall that makes me want to get organized and into a routine. As a full-time blogger and stay-at-home mom running our household, I need to stay on top of things to . . .
Your little one's first birthday is a big one. You pull out all the stops to create a memorable party, but what about the birthdays after the first? Surely we should celebrate our sons and daughters, but to what extent? We're starting to plan Wyatt's second birthday party . . .
I'm so looking forward to this summer with Wyatt. He's at such a fun age (almost two!) and very active, so we have big plans to be on the go. We get asked all the time when we're going to have more kids. To be honest, we're excited (and terrified) at the thought of it, but . . .
With Mother's Day just around the corner, I find myself not only reflecting on how much I adore my little boy (I'm a sappy mess this time of year), but also thinking about motherhood and the expectations I had going in. Here are... 10 Things I've Discovered Along the . . .
I can't believe our pup Moses is almost five! Plans for his 'Fifth-Annual First Birthday' party are already underway. I'll be honest - I'm normally in workout gear to walk Moses, but every once in a while I put in a little effort, depending on where we're going. I LOVE . . .
Who here has experienced challenges while breastfeeding? I'm sure most moms are just like me. Whether breastfeeding didn't work for you at all, or you experienced even one incident of a blocked duct (I wouldn't wish this pain on anyone), it seems we've all been there in . . .
I've flown solo with my son Wyatt several times. Each experience has been completely different, depending on his age and what he was going through at the time. Flying solo with a toddler is all about survival. Toss out your normal rules of parenting. Your only goal is to . . .