Awesome Onesies for Your Little One

One of my favorite things to do is shop for baby and kids’ clothes. Before I was a mom, I shopped for my nieces and nephews. Even now, with kids of my own, when I receive a baby shower invitation in the mail, I get excited to pick out some attire for the new baby. … Continued

10 Board Books for Father’s Day

Father’s Day is coming up—it falls on June 21 this year, and the TV airwaves are already filled with ads about dads. What are you getting for the fathers in your life this year? As I think about my kids and their dad—my husband—I’ve thought about a different way to celebrate Father’s Day this year. … Continued

I am a Better Mom Because of You

This year, as Mother’s Day approaches, my thoughts are turned increasingly to my own mom. On countless occasions, now as a mother myself, I see my mom in me, more and more, and for that and her, I am so grateful. Mom, thank you for everything you taught and continue to teach me. Mom, I … Continued

Toddler Summer Fashion: Looks I Love

After what seemed to be an endless winter for many parts of the country, it finally looks like spring is here, and summer is just around the corner (hooray!). Have you seen the summer fashions for toddlers? They’re adorable, and let me tell you, it is hard to exercise any kind of self control in … Continued

4 Life Lessons I Learned From My Toddler

It seems logical that adults know more than kids, right? Here’s the irony in that statement—I’ve learned some life lessons from someone I least expected: my 2.5-year-old daughter. And, to her I’m forever grateful for these lessons.    Find the joy and excitement in the “little” things. With babies and toddlers, they’re experiencing things for … Continued

Fun Picks & Finds for St. Patrick’s Day

I’m a lover of holidays (which should be no surprise, if you remember this post). Having kids had made my love for holidays grow 10-fold. Kids just make them so much more fun! With St. Patrick’s Day coming up, I’m getting excited for some lepruchauns to visit our house and celebrate the day with my … Continued

5 Nursery Essentials to Get You Through the Day and Night

Don’t be caught at 3 a.m. (or any time of day or night, in fact) without these nursery essentials. Here are my must-haves for any nursery—trust me, I learned the hard way on some of these!    1. Noise maker or music When my daughter was about 10 months old, the homes behind us in … Continued

5 Festive & Fun Christmas-Themed Books

We love books in our house, and we do a lot of reading with our kids. Before every major holiday or season, we rotate out some older books and pull out all of our books for the next occasion. I’m so excited to be pulling out our Christmas books this week. This is the first … Continued

DIY Nursery Wall Decor With Embroidery Hoops

If you’re looking for a cute—but easy (like ridiculously easy!)—way to decorate your little one’s nursery, this DIY is for you. Plus, it’s inexpensive and can be done in 30 minutes or less. That’s a win-win-win-win in my book!   Supplies Needed: Embroidery hoops (I recommend using a mix of different sizes to achieve the … Continued