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Settling Into Our New Life

Settling Into Our New Life

When I started this blog, I had every intention to be consistent. But as the saying goes, God laughs when you make plans. This saying has rung true to Matty and I the last few months. We made plans to travel 24/7 in an RV, and […]

Favorite Things I Bought For Mason

Favorite Things I Bought For Mason

A few people have been asking me recently what I just had to have once I had Mason. I had to rack my brain a bit to even think back that far. It’s hard for me to recall the days when I had a tiny 8 lb […]

How We Decided We Were Ready For Kids

How We Decided We Were Ready For Kids

As I write this, I want my readers to know that I understand every couple is different and faces different personal struggles. Matty and I have faced unique struggles together, all of which led to our decision to have Mason. Ultimately, it is your decision whether […]

Babies Grow Up Too Fast

Babies Grow Up Too Fast

Every day is different with Mason. With each discovery and twinkle in his eye when he learns something new, there’s a tug-of-war in my heart saying “I can’t wait until he does this and that” and “Please don’t grow up anymore!” Every day, my little […]

How To Use The Infantino Squeeze Station

How To Use The Infantino Squeeze Station

One of my favorite baby tools: the Infantino Squeeze Station. Read about why I love it, how to use it, and where to buy it!

Some Well-Deserved Mama Time

Some Well-Deserved Mama Time

Although I almost never feel like I truly need a break, it’s nice to have one every once in a while. It’s also nice when, out of nowhere, I’m surprised with a “Do you want to take a bath?” from my husband. I get this […]

The New Sleeping Routine

The New Sleeping Routine

Becoming a mother has been nothing like I ever imagined. So many aspects of motherhood fail to meet expectations, in good ways and bad, but I think the biggest adjustment for Matty and I both has been his sleeping routine. Nighttime for Mason was a […]

Spring Time Means Flower Time

Spring Time Means Flower Time

When I was younger, I hated doing any kind of yard work as a chore. Whether it was mulching, raking up leaves in the fall, or picking up sticks so my dad could mow, I detested it all! But I’ve always loved flowers. I mean, […]

5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Dog

5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Dog

I am completely sincere when I talk about my obsession with my dogs. They both mean the world to me, and I treat them like my first children. Mason will grow up believing they are his big sisters, and he their little brother. Elliot and […]

3 Ways You Can Keep Your House (Mostly) Clean

3 Ways You Can Keep Your House (Mostly) Clean

I’ve always been a cleaner. After being forced to do chores as a kid, I became a little obsessive about keeping things clean. But now I have a six month old who needs 100% of my attention! Cleaning the house gets put on the back […]



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