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Toddler Girl Gift Guide

Here is my gift guide for if you have a precocious little two-and-a-half year old! Now we’re in the age where everything is basically unisex—boys can like “girl” things and girls can like “boy” things—but I’m labeling this a girl’s gift guide because it’s…

December 2, 2019
Life

Tiny Toys for Tiny Babies

While my baby is still a baby, I wanted to share with you my top picks for 0-6 month toys and teethers. I didn’t buy anything new this time around, all of these items had already been tested and approved by my first baby! Baby…

November 20, 2019
Life

Post-Postpartum Fashion

Ah, the postpartum body. It is said that you gain five permanent pounds with each child, so it makes sense that I’m exactly ten pounds heavier than my pre-(first) baby body.  Side Note: This post is not saying I need to lose ten pounds,…

October 30, 2019
Life

Let's Talk About Sleep, Baby

    After sleep training my four month old and posting all about it, I was overwhelmed with direct messages and comments from other mamas asking how the process works, many of them desperate for answers. So many mothers are exhausted,  and so many…

October 9, 2019
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Beach Drama

    This first week, post-Labor Day, has me reflecting on our whole summer. We didn’t plan anything too crazy since we welcomed our second child in May, and, instead, used the summer months to get into a routine and acclimated to being a…

September 6, 2019
Life

Christmas in July

    Christmas in July! It’s the time of year to celebrate the best of both worlds. The joy of Christmas mixed with the care-free attitude and warmth of summer. What could be better? While I have never properly celebrated this Christmas in July craze, all…

July 27, 2019
Life

A Healing Birth

  It’s hard for me to share one birth story without looking back to another. So much of my last birth, just four short weeks ago, was based on complications after the birth of my first daughter, back in 2017. The delivery of baby…

June 13, 2019
Life

Pack Your (Hospital) Bags!

Pregnancy can be a very slow and longggg experience, that is, until it’s not. All of a sudden it’s the third trimester, life is flying by, and you realize you have so much left to buy and so much left to pack! Packing your hospital…

May 30, 2019
Life

In Case of an Emergency…

      Coming from New England and living in New York City, I’ve never had to worry too much about big natural disasters and the emergencies they cause. We’re very unlikely to ever face town-engulfing wildfires, destructive earthquakes, or catastrophic tornadoes. We get some…

April 25, 2019
Life

Pregnancy Around the Pond

  Becoming a mom for the first time is quite the experience. It comes with a lot of questions, concerns, and the scary unknown. The second time around, it’s old hat, and you have a better handle on what’s normal, what’s not, and what…

April 10, 2019