Switching to a Forward-Facing Car Seat

A much-debated topic, and one that I am no expert on is car seats. I have seen the videos, heard the stories, and read the articles about keeping your child rear-facing as long as possible because it is the safest place for your babe to be. And I am not about to argue that point! … Continue Reading

Best Backyard Toy for Toddlers

*This post in partnership with buybuy BABY, however as always, all opinions are my own* In case anyone was wondering, no, Mason has not gotten any less busy! In fact, he is probably at the most busy stage of his life: approaching age 2! In just under a month, he will hit the dreaded terrible twos, but … Continue Reading

3 Post-Partum Fitness Tips

One of the most common things I get complimented on or “told” is how fit I am after having a baby. Well, I wanted to address this for a few reasons, because I think that sometimes we tend to have a really unhealthy view of our own bodies and idealize other people just from photos! … Continue Reading

Real Motherhood: 18 Month Update

Hi friends! It’s been a while… so… Happy New Year!!! To be honest, I’ve been feeling overwhelmed with the amount of stuff going on in normal life that I just haven’t found the time to write a blog post in the past few months. Or maybe it’s not just to do with time, but also … Continue Reading

The Procrastinator’s Gift Guide

*This post in partnership with Bed Bath & Beyond and buybuy BABY babyhood, however as always all opinions are my own* I can’t help it – I’m a procrastinator through and through. From the time that I was getting a timer set to finish my dinner (and would wait until the final minute to gobble … Continue Reading

Best Outdoor Toys for Fall

*This post in partnership with buybuy BABY babyhood, however as always, all opinions are my own* As the mom of a very busy kid, I am constantly looking for fun new ways to keep him entertained! With the fall weather arriving, I still want to embrace outdoor time as much as possible before winter hits, … Continue Reading

Mason’s First Birthday

First things first – I cannot believe how quickly this year has flown by! I know, I know, everyone says this about their kids, but…. THEY GROW UP SO FAST! There were moments in the first weeks of Mason’s life that I honestly couldn’t even see this far into the future because we were just … Continue Reading

How to Create a Baby Safe Space in a Small Apartment

*This post in partnership with buybuy BABY, however as always, all opinions are my own* When Mason started crawling (and therefore hated being contained in his exersaucer or playpen anymore) I had to figure out how to baby proof a seemingly impossible space. I say impossible because we live in a single-floor apartment with very … Continue Reading

Real Motherhood: Introducing Solids

Now that we’re a few months into solids, I feel like I can actually write on this subject with a little more knowledge. As with all things, we are still learning everyday, but as we prepare to wean off of breastmilk now, I felt it was time to write a little about our “food journey.” … Continue Reading

Carseats: When to Transition

*This post in partnership with buybuyBABY, however as always, all opinions are my own* You may remember that before I had Mason, I wrote a post about my experience with shopping for baby items and how it could be extremely overwhelming with all of the options that are out there! Carseats are definitely no exception, … Continue Reading