Becoming a mother is an amazing experience, but it can also be quite confusing! Making a baby registry or buying new things should be fun, not overwhelming! Therefore, I made a list of all the newborn necessities, so you can stop asking, “What do I really need for my newborn?” Blankets & Sleepsacks: Little man… Read More Newborn Necessities
You will find posts in this section about my life as a mom. This will likely lead to a wide array of topics, so check back regularly!
Little Man definitely has more toys than he needs! Part of the reason for this is because his birthday and Christmas were so close together, and he received a lot of presents from family on both occasions! If you’ve read my earlier posts, you will know that I think simple is definitely better! To help… Read More Toy Rotation System
Around this time, your little one is going to start moving more, and start getting into things, so the toys are going to need to become more engaging! My Little Man is almost 16 months now, but I remember this phase very well! It is an exciting time for both you and your child! Please… Read More Playtime with your 6 to 12 month old!
So, your baby is out of the newborn phase and is now looking to explore their world! They may begin to roll, scoot, or even crawl at this point! Therefore the items they play with, will need to become a little more engaging! If you’re like me, you may have no idea how to play… Read More Playtime with your 4-6 month old baby!
We do not have guests stay too often at our house, because most of our family and friends are nearby, but when we do, it’s usually spur of the moment. When this happens, I don’t really have time to go out and get things that our guests may need, so I keep a lot of… Read More The Essential House Guest List
Being a woman is hard, and when you have a condition like Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome (or PCOS), life can be even harder. Many women don’t even know they have PCOS because it’s not something that your gynecologist typically discusses during your annual appointment. My PCOS was actually discovered by a gastroenterologist. I was experiencing stomach… Read More PCOS. What is it?
Little man would not budge from his breeched position, so I had a planned c-section. Having a planned date was nice, but I do often wonder what it would have been like to have him naturally (by which I mean a vaginal delivery, not without drugs, haha). It also gave me a lot more time… Read More What to expect when having a c-section
How is it possible for something so small to completely take over your entire house?! My house looks like a tornado hit it on a daily basis, and Little Man is not even six months yet! I have no idea how I will ever keep it clean with more than one child! So, now that… Read More Clean home, happy home!
For my little man, tummy time was the worst. At six weeks he was diagnosed with acid reflux. To help control it, we were told to put oatmeal in his bottle. While this definitely helped with the screaming and crying, it did not stop the spit up. The spit up was particularly bad when he… Read More The ONLY thing that got my baby to do tummy time!