Jack’s Third Birthday Party (Dump Truck Party)

Jack had such a good time with his friends celebrating his birthday this weekend! He requested a "dump truck party" and I'm so glad he did because it was a really cute theme to play around with! I didn't go crazy, but I did have fun planning what I did.  I wanted to keep it [...]


What’s in my (toddler’s) beach bag?

Last year I did a post on What's in my (baby's) beach bag? and thought it would be fun to do an updated version! I switched out some of the items we've been using and loving. The only things that are still the same are the swim diaper and hat, Jack actually still fits into [...]

Top Ten Baby Buys (in the first six months)

I missed my Tuesday blog post because Jack and I have been super sick, but I am SO excited to be back with my Top Ten Baby Buys. I have been wanting to do this post since I started my blog, but wanted to make sure the list was just right. I love so many [...]

Bath Time Favorites

Jack has always loved bath time and I so love watching him enjoy himself in the tub. I try to go as long as I can without bathing him for his skin's sake (that usually ends up being a few days) but I don't mind bathing him every night of the week if he is [...]

What’s In My Diaper Bag?

I was in the middle of refilling my diaper bag and thought it would be really fun to do a "what's in my bag" post. So, here we go! My husband decided he wanted to use a standard backpack after carrying around our traditional messenger diaper bag for a couple of months (which was fine [...]

Jack’s First Day

What was your first day as a mother like? After the hell of labor. Labor is such a strange blur to me now- some things are really clear still, and some things I question if they happened at all. I mainly remember being really bored waiting for labor to start. Since I was induced I [...]

All Things Bum

When Jack was six weeks old, he got a diaper rash. After crying too much and feeling like a failure of a mother at only six weeks in (postpartum hormones are the best, am I right?) I Googled the crap out of how to help my baby with his rash and came up with this: [...]

5 Things I Never Thought I’d Do (After Becoming a Mom)

Alright, mamas, I bet we all have a list like this. There are a few things I thought I would do as a mom, but don't. Then there are a lot of things I never thought I would do, that I totally do (and I'm proud of it!) Here's five: 1. Drive a van. Five [...]