July 2017—Boppy giveaway
Four lucky mamas will win a mommy must-haves prize package, featuring a Boppy Baby Chair, Boppy sleeper, Beau & Belle Littles reusable swim diapers and Motherlove nourishing creams. SOURCE:http://www.pnmag.com/baby-buzz/july-2017-boppy-giveaway/ Read more
Make due

Make due

Tips July 31, 2017

Planning for a birth can seem daunting, but it doesn’t have to be! Think of your birth plan as more of a wish list than anything else: a layout of how you’d like things to go, with plenty of room for flexibility if necessary. Here’s what to include … The... Read more
Chicco Polly Progress Relax Highchair
When we were looking to register for our baby shower, we didn’t even consider adding a highchair. My thought process was we wouldn’t need or even use one until the baby was older. However, my more experienced mom friends recommended I reconsider and helped to change my school of... Read more
Dressed for success

Dressed for success

Tips July 31, 2017

Thanks to generous friends and family, you’ll likely end up with a dresser full of pint-sized apparel for your babe. But beyond frilly pink dresses and itty-bitty bow ties, there are a few practical pieces you’ll want to have on hand for everyday wear. As you take stock of... Read more
July 2017—PRIMO giveaway
One outdoor enthusiast will win a PRIMO Play Yard Cabana, complete with a waterproof padded bottom and removable sunproof cover. SOURCE:http://www.pnmag.com/baby-buzz/july-2017-primo-giveaway/ Read more
Ask the Experts: Deciphering diaper rash
How can I tell the difference between a yeast diaper rash and a regular diaper rash? A: Diaper rash affects most babies at one time or another. The most common cause is known as contact dermatitis. This rash develops when skin that is in direct contact with a soiled... Read more
STATE Bags Wellington tote
I’m pretty critical of diaper bags. I’ve had dozens in my 10 years as a parent, and they’ve all fallen short in some way or another. Either I bought a trendy pattern that I grew tired of in 6 months, the bag didn’t hold up well or I realized... Read more
Week 35: Nursery hustle
We’ve had 35 weeks now to work on Miss Penelope’s room—do you think we’ve taken advantage of that time? Nope! Of course, we have pretty much waited until the last minute. Cue the anxiety attacks, and stock up on the ice cream because at this point, she can make... Read more
Positive deposit

Positive deposit

Tips July 31, 2017

Being in my late 20s, I have lots and lots of conversations about resources, specifically, finances. My husband and I have learned—through trial and error(s)—to be good stewards of what we are given. Our definition of “good steward” continues to get more realistic, so it’s pretty much always challenging... Read more
Week 27: Happy 3rd! (Almost?)
I pointed this out at the end of last week’s post, but here’s a refresher. Depending on what measurement calendar you look at, either week 27 or week 28 marks the beginning of your third trimester. I choose to think week 27 as the beginning of the end because... Read more