Family

Family life and relationships.
From dating to marriage, from pregnancy to
parenting and everything in between.

Littles Afraid of the Dark? ~ DIY Night Light Lanterns

My daughter is always asking to sleep in Mommy's bed. I'm not sure if she's truly afraid of the dark, or just wants a warm body to snuggle up to. Either way, we try to negate the sleeping-with-mommy argument by...

Unique Advent Calendar: 25 Days of Christmas Reading

It's December! Which means it's now acceptable to focus on Christmas and Holiday-related EVERYTHING! We started the month off right by decorating for the holidays. Tree, snowmen, glittery pine cones---the work...

Thanksgiving Giveaway!!! ~ A Thank You to Our Mama Readers <3

This month has been a doozy for a lot of people in America, I imagine. With the 2016 Elections now over, it's time to look forward to Thanksgiving! While a lot of people have a hard time celebrating this holiday because of how poorly our country treated Nativ...

The Truth About Colic

When I first became a mom, I was in heaven. I had found my true calling---to love this tiny human being with my entire heart and self. My entire life revolved around her, and I could not have found a more ful...

Crafting with the Kids: Painting with… Nail Polish??

My daughter K's softball season is officially over! Woohoo! It's not that I hate softball, I'm just so excited to have my Saturdays back (for now)--mainly because Saturdays are the perfect time for family craft...

Bare Necessities: The 25 Baby Registry MUST-HAVES

So you're having a baby. CONGRATULATIONS! Babies are beautiful little blessings that add joy and chaos to our daily lives. You are embarking on one of the greatest journeys of your lifetime! So, you want to be prepared, right?? Of course you do! Because ...

DIY Magnetic Chore Chart + Free Printable

The other day I posted a question on Facebook - How old was your child when they started doing chores around the house? I received lots of amazing responses! Ages ranged from 2-5 doing different jobs, some f...

How to Increase Milk Supply When Breastfeeding

When K2 was born 4 weeks premature, the doctors (and her parents) wanted to make sure she was getting the best start possible. During the surgery, the NICU staff was ready and waiting nearby just in case she ...

Disposable Diapers: Which Ones Work Best?

Which Diapers Work Best? An Honest Diaper Review One of the topics I've been curious about since being pregnant with my second baby, is diaper brands. I know every new mom must be wondering- which brand is best? What are the differences? I myself was wonderi...

Soulmates are Real & “The One” DOES Exist

Settling in Love Some of you ladies (or gents) may be in the state of mind that you'll never find the perfect guy (whatever that means to you), so you end up settling. Settling for someone who you think you lo...

6 Weeks Old & K2’s Birth Story

Birth Story Exactly 6 weeks ago today, our second daughter K2 was born. I can't believe how fast time is flying. I swear each week she's grown so much bigger, it's crazy! When she was born (4 weeks premature!)...