parenting, travel

How to Fly With Kids and Not Totally Lose It

travel with kids

The holiday season is in full swing and, for many families, that means traveling by plane to see your loved ones. Air travel can be exhausting and stressful for even the most seasoned travelers, let alone adding kids to the mix. Some parents are so petrified of traveling with little ones that they opt to stay at home. But don’t let these…

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mom, parenting

12 Realistic Gift Ideas for A New Mom

In true mom-fashion, here is a Christmas shopping list about a week before Christmas. What can I say, I’m a last-minute-mom. If you are too, check out these great gifts you can get for the mom in your life (or yourself, because you’ve mom’d all year). Diaper genies, bottles, pampers, nursing bras and cute bibs…are all things you won’t find…

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lifestyle, parenting

Grief and Motherhood

Around your baby’s first birthday, you will start to feel time catching up with you. You have been a mom (on duty, 24/7) for an entire year of your life. When you’re a stay at home mom, fatigue and exhaustion may get to you sooner than a year, but for me, it happened when my son was 11 months old.…

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lifestyle, parenting

The New Mom Guide: Breastfeeding Real Talk (+3 Steps to Finding Your Mom Groove)

Let’s get real about breastfeeding, shall we? “Breast is best” is something you would never hear me say, because I honestly think what’s best for mom and baby is what’s best. And of course, that varies for each mom and each baby. And even then, THAT varies every month, growth milestone or second (or so it feels!) Let me say…

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