Tag: baby

exercising with baby

Exercising with Baby, No Carrier Necessary

I love exercising. It makes me feel strong and fit. It gives me energy for my day and clears my mind. I usually like to exercise in the morning before the kids get up, but that doesn’t always work out. When the baby wakes up early though, that doesn’t stop me. I put together this … Read More

Easter baskets

Your Guide to Easter Baskets for Babies

With Easter just a few weeks away, putting together an Easter basket for the kids is at the forefront of our minds.  For older kids, you can just walk down the aisle of your local pharmacy or discount store, swipe your arm along the shelf, and you have everything you need for your Easter basket. … Read More

snow day

Snow Day Sidetrack

Due to my crazy schedule/life, I generally write my blog posts the day before they are published. I have long wanted to have a collection of blog posts at the ready for when life happens, but of course life keeps happening, so it hasn’t happened. So when a snow day occurred on my usual writing … Read More

swim class

What Your Baby Needs for Their First Swim Class

Disclaimer: Please note that the links below are affiliate links which means that I am compensated if you follow the link and make a purchase. This does not add any cost to you. Please see my disclosure policy. What Your Baby Needs for Their First Swim Class If you have been following along on Facebook, … Read More


Language Resources for Babies

Language Resources for Babies Recently I was contacted my Kim Marino, the mama behind www.thespeechmama.com. For the past 18 years, she has been working doing home based speech and language therapy-with the little ones that just came home from the hospital and are on feeding tubes to school aged children working on cognitive rehabilitation.  Kim has put … Read More


When Perfect Isn’t Perfect

On May 12, 2016 my daughter was born. She was perfect. The doctors said she was perfect each time they checked her out. I saw her and all I saw was perfection. Then 5 days later we got a call from her pediatrician.   Her doctor told us that the hospital had contacted him with … Read More

while breastfeeding

Things to do While Breastfeeding 

Things to do While Breastfeeding When you have a newborn and you choose to breastfeed, you can spend much of your day with a small person attached to your boob. With 8-12 feedings a day clocking in at 20-40 minutes each, this is a lot of time spent sedentary. Here’s a list of things you … Read More

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Welcome Baby Hailey 

Welcome Baby Hailey She finally arrived!! At 3:30 in the morning on Thursday, May 12, my water broke. At 2:40 that afternoon, Hailey was born. She was born weighing 6 lbs 12 oz and 20 inches long.  Hailey came out loud and proud letting everyone know of her arrival. Tyler was able to meet his … Read More