Motherhood

Date Your Spouse Without Leaving Home

Between working, raising kids, and keeping up with housework, sometimes marriage can be put on autopilot. Learn the importance of dating your spouse, and simple ways to make it happen.

Motherhood · Pregnancy

Real Moms Dish: Things people said when I was pregnant

"So how much weight have you gained?" "Seriously, you're not going to find out the sex of the baby?" "Are you ready?" "You're obviously having a boy. I can tell by how you're carrying." "You're obviously having a girl. I can tell by how you're carrying." (Alright, well clearly one of you is wrong...) Those are… Continue reading Real Moms Dish: Things people said when I was pregnant

Babies and Toddlers · Motherhood

Real Moms Dish: Things I said Before I had kids…

"Everyone is a perfect parent before they have kids..." Truer words have never been spoken. Do you remember back in the days before you had kids and you got all judge-y watching moms in public with screaming, writhing children? "My children will never behave that way. They will act appropriate when we are in a… Continue reading Real Moms Dish: Things I said Before I had kids…

Babies and Toddlers · Holidays · Motherhood

New Year’s Celebrations with Kids

Once you join the parenthood club, New Year's Eve tends to look a little different...as in no high heels, last calls, and dance clubs. But that doesn't mean we have to stop celebrating altogether! Whether your kiddos are old enough to remember it or if they honestly couldn't care less, it's just a great opportunity… Continue reading New Year’s Celebrations with Kids

Motherhood

Real Moms Dish: Things I said Before I had kids…

"Everyone is a perfect parent before they have kids..." Truer words have never been spoken. Do you remember back in the days before you had kids and you got all judge-y watching moms in public with screaming, writhing children? "My children will never behave that way. They will act appropriate when we are in a… Continue reading Real Moms Dish: Things I said Before I had kids…

Babies and Toddlers · Motherhood

What’s in my Toddler Diaper Bag?

Now that Reagan is almost a year and a half...(um, what?) there are a lot of baby things that we don't need to carry in the diaper bag anymore, like a nursing cover, burp cloths, bottles... But an un-potty trained wee one still comes with a lot of literal baggage. I'm going to share with… Continue reading What’s in my Toddler Diaper Bag?

Babies and Toddlers · Motherhood

Beach Day Mom Hacks for Toddlers

Remember back in your pre-kid days when going to the beach meant throwing a towel, a trashy book, and a couple of beers sodas in your bag and walking out the door? Ah, simpler times... Although throwing a baby into the mix definitely changes the beach-going process, it really doesn't have to be a nightmare. It… Continue reading Beach Day Mom Hacks for Toddlers

Babies and Toddlers · Motherhood

Tips for Road Tripping with a Toddler

Since our daughter Reagan was born, we've made the drive to Syracuse, NY once every couple months or so to see my hub's family. When she was an infant, although it took a little longer because we stopped for a few breastfeeding pit stops, she was a total champ in the car. Now that she… Continue reading Tips for Road Tripping with a Toddler