15 Month Update: Routine, Meals, Development

So, technically Hadleigh is 16 months in a few days but I am just going to pretend she will stay 15 months forever. You guys…I…

Raising Kids Away From Family: Pros, Cons + Tips

I always knew I wanted to live in the south, particularly North Carolina. I grew up going to North Carolina beaches, so this place has…

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Baby Essentials for 6-12 Months

Have you ever realized how much the needs of your baby can change within months? They’re barely sitting up one minute, and then all of…

Diaper Rash vs Yeast Rash: Causes and Treatments

Recently, I was overcome with extreme mom guilt. You know how as a mom you try everything you can to prevent your baby from hurting.…

Summer Morning Routine with a Toddler

I love mornings. I love how she snuggles up against me, still tired-eyed and barely awake. We grab one of her favorite books and cuddle…

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Simple Bee Themed First Birthday

Ya’ll…I cannot believe I have a one year old. It truly is so surreal. We decided to celebrate her birthday in our home state of…

Weaning From Breastfeeding: Schedule + Tips

I remember rocking her in my arms as I nursed her one last time. At this point she was only nursing for about five minutes…

Road Trip with a Baby Tips

Hadleigh has been subjected to many road trips in her one year of life. Because of this, I have gathered quite a few road trip…

To the Mom Who Had a Hard Day

Today was a hard day. Nothing went how I imagined it would go. I had all these plans and lists of to-dos. Errands, cleaning, preparing…

How to Survive Solo Parenting When Your Spouse Travels

It’s that time of year again. When it starts to get warm my husband’s field work tends to increase. He is a civil engineer who…

First Year of Motherhood Lessons and Truths

The first year of motherhood is so special. I have learned an incredible amount about myself and parenting. If you have multiple kids you might…


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