Pumping Essentials: 9 Must-Haves Products for a Better Pumping Journey

Pumping Essentials: 9 Must-Haves Products for a Better Pumping Journey

** Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosure policy here ** When I began my exclusively pumping journey, I thought a pump and some bottles were all I was going to need. While that┬átechnically is true, there are a lot of cool products that make milking the girls easier … Read More

My Journey as an Exclusively Pumping Mama

My Journey as an Exclusively Pumping Mama

Before Emma was born, I didn’t know that exclusively pumping was a thing. I thought either you gave formula or you breastfed by nursing. That was it. Pumping was only what you did when you went back to work, right? Me? I was going to breastfeed. I had shining visions of sitting in our beautiful … Read More

35 Birthday Freebies (You Won’t Want to Miss!)

35 Birthday Freebies (You Won’t Want to Miss!)

Hey, hey! It’s my almost my birthday! And for me, there’s no better way to celebrate than by cashing in on all the birthday freebies/discounts that I get . . . just for being born! Seriously! I get so giddy just thinking about it! My mom and I share our birth month and we love … Read More

Top 5 Baby Must-Haves (From a Second-Time Mom)

Top 5 Baby Must-Haves (From a Second-Time Mom)

** Disclaimer: This post may contain affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosure policy here ** As a first-time mom-to-be, I remember walking into the closest big-box baby store to scope it out and get an idea of what to register for. That lasted all of 5 minutes. I was so overwhelmed, I’m sure … Read More

Hello Charlie: A Birth Story

(photo credit: Kimberly Fyffe Photography) Once we decided to start trying for kiddo #2, it didn’t take long for us to get pregnant again. I blame Hubby’s side. They have fast and determined swimmers over there. Not that that’s a bad thing. I just expected it to take a little more time. We’d only been … Read More

Hello, again

Wow! It’s been a while, hasn’t it? Almost 3 years. Time sure does fly! What have you all been up to? Anything fun? Me? I’ve been busy. This tiny, sweet baby you knew? She’s now an energetic, sassy, independent threenager! (photo credit: Kimberly Fyffe Photography) And our biggest (and most recent) news is adding this … Read More

My Baby Essentials: 3-6 Months

Remember that time I shared with you all my favorite baby items from Emma’s first 3 months? Now that she’s hit the 6 month mark, I thought I’d come back and share with you what we loved during her second 3 months. 1. Sleep Sacks – We stopped swaddling Emma at about 4 months. She’s … Read More

Emma: 5 Months

Sooo . . . Little Miss turns 6 months in just about a week and I’m I’m just now getting this 5 month update posted. Oops! I’d say sorry, but I’m not really. I’ve been busy playing, cuddling, kissing, and watching my baby grow (way too fast). But here it is! What my not-so-little squish … Read More

Baby Swing Makeover

I’m a lucky girl. I have great friends and family. As soon as I announced that I was pregnant, the hand-me-downs began flooding in! One of the things I got from a friend was a baby swing. It works great and Emma loves to nap in it but I was never too fond of how … Read More