I think the best teacher is experience. That is so very true when it comes to motherhood. You live and (hopefully) you learn. In some ways I’m thankful I get a second try at this mom gig. I don’t regret anything from when my first was born, but I’ve learned that there are some things
I was so happy to say, “Sianra” to the first trimester! Whew, it always feels like it will never end, but I’m happy to say that I survived. 😉 Today I’m sharing my must haves for the first trimester. Sometimes I dislike the term “must haves” because we are all different. But it is still
Please Note: I’m NOT a pediatrician or nutritionist. I’m just a mom trying to keep things simple and help other moms out. If you want a doctor’s advice, check out the book Feeding Toddlers: A Pediatrician’s Guide to Happy and Healthy Mealtimes by Dr. Orlena Kerek*. I learned lots of practical tips on feeding my
During our son’s first year, we didn’t have a bed time routine. He usually went to bed around the same time, but we just put him down when he was tired. He would always stay up later on the weekends, probably because we did too. But when he turned one, we decided it was time
Many couples believe that they have to wait to have children until they can afford them. But the truth is children don’t have to be expensive. This past year I have saved thousands of dollars on baby costs, and you can too! 1. Borrow Chances are you know someone who has recently had a
Easter was always a big celebration for my family growing up. I knew that if I ever had children we would make a big deal out of it too! My family had several traditions, and one of them was Easter baskets. Each year my parents would hide our baskets around the house and we would
One of the hardest things about being a new mom was not getting enough sleep each night. During my son’s first year of life, I never got a whole night’s sleep which was physically and emotionally draining. I knew that if I could just get some sleep, I would have more energy and be happier.