Teaching Body Safety

June 3, 2024
Recently, in the Live and Learn with Your Baby class I attend, we listened to a guest speaker, Marissa, discuss body safety. It can be a difficult topic to talk about (or even think about), but it is essential for the safety and well -being of our kids. I am grateful for a class that was willing to approach this topic so that I could feel more confident about keeping my daughter safe, and so I want to share what I learned.

A Quick Guide to Cloth Diapers

May 20, 2024
Before using cloth diapers, I had no idea how to begin, so I wanted to expand a bit for those interested but overwhelmed by the idea of using cloth diapers. My top tips are to pick the type of diaper that works for you, ensure you get a good fit on your baby, and figure out a wash routine to keep your diapers clean.

Raising Babies, Lowering Costs

April 29, 2024
One common concern is the cost of raising children. Contrary to popular belief, I do not believe babies have to be as expensive as some people think. Babies do not need the best of everything. They need the best of you - your love and attention.

Motherhood and Marriage

April 22, 2024
Your relationship will likely look a little different in the postpartum season, and that is okay. This does not mean neglecting your marriage; communicate with each other and find what works for you as a couple.

The Comparison Trap

March 25, 2024
Was I doing something wrong? Not doing enough? Was I failing my daughter?

A Day in the Life of a Baby

March 11, 2024
As a stay-at-home mom, I aim to use our time wisely and create enriching experiences and learning opportunities for my daughter. Here is how I fill our time!

Navigating Housework as a New Mom

February 19, 2024
Getting work completed around the house looks different in different seasons, and I know it will continue to evolve as needed.

Food For Thought - Starting Solids

January 22, 2024
Recently, my daughter has been trying her first foods, and it has been an adventure for her, my husband, and me!

Choosing your birth location

January 15, 2024
Homebirth, hospital birth, and birth centers can all provide a safe and positive birth experience, and every mom must evaluate the right choice for herself.

Christmas Traditions: Opting Out of Santa

December 25, 2023
I'm so grateful for my parents giving me the gift of a magical childhood. I will carry on some traditions from my childhood, others I may not keep, and we will also create new traditions of our own.