When you’re preparing to be a first-time mom, it seems like you could spend endless hours researching the stuff you “have to have” for baby. For me, I really appreciated the personal accounts of what actual moms used as opposed to lists concocted from big box stores or brands. So I decided to share aContinue reading What I’d Recommend to a New Mom
Now that I’m nearing the end of my pregnancy, I thought I’d share a few comments that I’ve heard people make that have encouraged me along this journey. When it comes to women who are pregnant, there’s a lot out of negative conversation out there about what you’re NOT supposed to say to them. So aContinue reading Positive Things to Say to a Mom-to-Be
So this weekend (Mother’s Day) began my 23rd week of pregnancy with my first little one! I know that’s over half-way, but I still thought I’d share some of the things that have helped me along over the last few months. If you’re expecting (or hoping to be) maybe you’ll find them useful too! CerealContinue reading What I’ve Relied on so Far During Pregnancy
In my daughter’s short 2.5 years of life, I’ve gone through 4 diaper bags! Not because they’ve torn up or worn out, but because I’ve been so picky and just couldn’t ever find one that worked exactly how I wanted it to. So, with that said, I’ll go through the ones I’ve tried and giveContinue reading My Thoughts on Four Different Baby Bag Styles
Valentine’s Day is on Tuesday and many of us will be taking some time to celebrate this weekend. But thinking about this holiday can also cause some people to stress out trying to figure out what to do to make it special. So I’ve put together a few doable, inexpensive suggestions to hopefully help out if you’reContinue reading Valentine’s Day Ideas for That Special Someone
For many of us, 2016 has been, shall we say…rough. And even though there are lots of reasons we are happy to see this year go, we thought it would be beneficial to take some time and focus on the GOOD things that happened this year. If you have a minute, we’d definitely encourage you toContinue reading Year End Reflections and Focusing on the Positive
Thanksgiving is in a few days and that means the holiday season is upon us! And while spending time together is the most important thing, we are also excited about all the shopping we will get to do! Black Friday drives most people crazy, but we’ve always loved it and enjoy taking full advantage of allContinue reading Holiday Gift Guide: $100 and under!
Since we just wrapped up National Adopt a Shelter Dog month, Lo and I wanted to tell you a little bit about our dog adoption success stories. We know making the decision to adopt an animal can be difficult, but it can also be very rewarding! This past September, Lo and her hubby Mason adoptedContinue reading Animal Adoption: Why We Love It!
Part two of my four-part series consists of some of my favorite items when it comes to helping baby fall asleep. Which, as many moms know, can be a struggle… KicKee Pants Jammies – These are so soft and stretchy! They can be a little on the pricey side, but are definitely worth it.Continue reading Janelle’s Favorite Baby Items: Sleeping
Warning! 10 things you need to know before owning a Dachshund… 1.They are not the most adorable puppies you’ve ever seen. 2.They hate cuddling with humans. 3.They especially hate cuddling with each other. 4.They are not the cutest ever when dressed for Halloween. 5.They really enjoy physical activity. 6.They’re mean and fierce beyond words. 7.TheyContinue reading Beware of Dachshunds!