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

The Easiest Way to DIY Baby Food

Giving your baby “real food” for the first time can be quite daunting – especially if you’re a worrier like me! Of course the scare of choking is so very real, and making sure your baby gets that finely pureed dish is really important (at least it was to me!). So when I got the … Continue Reading

Best Toys for Busy Babies

For this post I am partnering with Buybuy BABY to share with you a few of my favourite toys to help keep my sanity… I mean… keep Mason occupied. 😉 Any other mama’s out there feel like they have the world’s busiest (non-mobile) kid? I feel like I am running a full-time baby obstacle course most … Continue Reading

Healthy Skin for Mama & Baby

One thing that I have become much more aware of since becoming pregnant and then breastfeeding is what I use on my skin. You have seen me try out lots of different skincare and beauty products via my Instagram and here on the blog, and I used to be very nonchalant about all of that … Continue Reading

Real Motherhood: Untold Stories Pt. 1

Motherhood is a journey. It’s not just a journey that starts once that little babe is out in the world, but begins much sooner. The moment we think, “Maybe we should start trying…” is when that journey really begins. For some, that journey seems effortless. For others, the journey is filled with sorrow almost from … Continue Reading

Real Motherhood

As a fashion & lifestyle blogger who was determined NOT to become a “full-fledged mommy blogger” when I got pregnant with Mason, it is almost comical to me that I am writing a post titled Real Motherhood. What I quickly realized after having Mason is that my new “lifestyle” is so much about being a … Continue Reading

4 Month Baby Round-Up

I have talked about this a little bit in a previous post, but I decided it was time to talk about a few things that I have learned in the last 4 months of being a mother. Some other mother’s may disagree with my conclusions – feel free to let me know! – but I … Continue Reading