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Breastfeeding After Formula

Since the moment Charlie was born, I’ve had a flurry of friends and medical professionals asking how he’s being fed. What’s interesting to me about this is that when I say Charlie is breastfed, nearly everyone assumes Fox was too. Let me back up…

March 25, 2019
Family Featured Parenting

How We’re Adjusting as a Family of 4

When my husband and I got together, we started talking seriously about what our road to building our family would look like. We decided on 2-3 kids after a few years of marriage and traveling, back-to-back so they’d be close in age. Then Fox…

March 20, 2019
Family Featured Parenting

Charlie’s Birth Story

Our Charlie was due to arrive March 9th. Starting around 20 weeks of pregnancy, I started to get very painful contractions that came about every 2-5 minutes, so by the end of February I was completely freaking out. I was convinced that I wouldn’t…

March 19, 2019
Featured Parenting

Newborn Must-Haves for Second Baby

I learned a lot about baby brands the first time around. We were lucky enough to receive a lot of hand-me-downs from family, but we also put a ton of our own money into trial and error deciding what products we actually needed, which…

February 5, 2019
Featured Food Parenting

Setting Healthy Postpartum Goals

I’ve given myself a lot of grace this pregnancy including naps on-demand, not picking up the house when my body just didn’t want to seem to let me, and eating whatever I want (so long as it was baby-safe). I figured that my body…

January 24, 2019
Featured Parenting

Pregnancy #2 Diary: Update at 32 Weeks

I’m doing something a bit different today than I usually do and I’ll be sharing some personal details of pregnancy #2! I entertained the idea of doing a weekly or monthly series outlining all the changes I’m going through, but my pregnancy with Fox…

January 15, 2019
Featured Parenting

Preparing for Baby #2

This post is sponsored by Sam’s Club but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I guess it’s about time that we talk about pregnancy #2, yeah? Let’s do it! I took a lot longer (two times as long as my first baby) to…

November 1, 2018
Featured Parenting Travel

The Key to a Happy Family Road Trip

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan 5-in-1 car seat! Without any exaggeration, my husband and I get at least two comments a week from strangers telling us to sign Fox up…

October 23, 2018
Family Featured Parenting

Surprise! Here Comes Baby #2

I guess it’s finally time to let everyone in on the big secret: baby boy no. 2 is en route! After Fox was born, our plans for a second child vanished. I made it clear to anyone who asked that it was not in…

September 26, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

What After School Looks Like at Our House

Although my “baby” has been in school for awhile now, he officially started his very first day of Pre-K this past Tuesday.  It feels like he’s grown so much this week alone, reciting full songs and books from memory, doing math (what?!), and explaining…

September 7, 2018
Featured Food Parenting

Our Favorite On-The-Go Fresh Snack (with Recipe)

There’s an ongoing joke between me and my husband regarding my favorite food and cravings. Whenever someone asks him what my favorite type of food is, his reply is always “fresh.” This stems from my go-to response of “something fresh” whenever I’m asked what…

August 2, 2018