The Best Board Books

The Best Board Books

*This post contains affiliate links. For my full disclosure please click here.* Our Top 5 Favorite Board Books In our home we are reading books constantly. Baby T is 16 months old, so board books are the most appropriate books for her age. They do not tear because they are so thick and she can … Read More

Side Effects of Pregnancy

Side Effects of Pregnancy

Have you ever heard of pregnancy brain or seen a pregnant woman start crying and say “I’m just so pregnant”? Did you think these were only symptoms of pregnancy and they wouldn’t last? That’s what I thought. I thought during pregnancy I would be emotional and forgetful, but then a couple months after my baby … Read More

Why You Should Let Your Toddler Get Messy Eating

Why You Should Let Your Toddler Get Messy Eating

In school (I have a BA in child development) I learned that there are two things that you cannot force a child to do, use the bathroom and eat. These are two actions that a child must decide to do for themselves. Because of that developing a healthy relationship with food and encouragement to feed … Read More

Playing in the Rain

Playing in the Rain

Playing in the Rain Summer has finally arrived here in Alaska! Along with the sunshine comes some rain. Rainy days can feel so long being stuck inside all day. My advice, don’t sit inside and waste it, go outside and play! Baby T played in the rain for the first time this week. It was amazing … Read More

Toddler Meal Time Essentials

Toddler Meal Time Essentials

Toddler Meal Time Teaching your child how to eat is such an amazing experience. They get to explore and experiment with this brand new part of life. I take time researching each product for Baby T to make sure it’s the best I can find and that it works for our family. Cheap plastic products … Read More

5 Changing Table Must Haves

5 Changing Table Must Haves

Trying to decide what is important or what you will actually use can be hard as a new mom. Even though I worked in early childhood and was a nanny for many years it still took trial and error to figure out what I actually needed at Baby T’s changing table. Somethings I bought I … Read More

This Is My Birth Story

This Is My Birth Story

My Birth Story Being pregnant and giving birth are both unexplainable experiences. No matter how many pregnant people I knew or heard about birth from, it couldn’t begin to prepare me for the miracle that happens to a woman’s body. Growing a life, being connected to another human, bringing a baby into this world is … Read More