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August 21, 2019

We are so excited to share that our family will be growing next year! We are aware that getting and staying pregnant isn't a given, and we are so grateful to be able to add another baby to our family.

It is surreal how similar, and yet how different this pregnancy feels...

June 21, 2019

This blog post is sponsored by Brandless. As always, the words and opinions are my own. Sponsored posts help support the work I do here at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!

I've always considered myself a morning person. It is when I do my best thinking,...

April 12, 2019

I get several messages a week asking how I deal with the mess of letting Ellington self-feed, especially yogurt and applesauce. Let me tell you - it isn't easy for me. 

I am a "neat freak" in every sense of the phrase. Just ask my husband. I loathe clutter, organize wit...

April 3, 2019

This blog post is sponsored by Brandless. As always, the words and opinions are my own. Sponsored posts help support the work I do here at no extra cost to you. Thank you for your support!

The middle-of-the-night feedings may be over, but mothering a toddler often seems...

February 14, 2019

As many of you know, I have been exclusively pumping for Ellington after a difficult start to breastfeeding. And for the past six months, I have thought about weaning daily. Not only about the technical "how do I introduce a new milk to Ellington and phase out breastmi...

January 31, 2019

We have reached that pivotal parenting milestone: our baby is one!

I've been sorting through all the baby items we have accumulated over the past year and deciding what to pack away for the next babe and what to pass on. In honor of this process, I have rounded up a lis...

December 21, 2018

By popular demand, I am sharing what we are getting Ellington (11 months) for his first Christmas!

We have given a lot of thought to how we want to approach family gifting for the holidays and birthdays (for him, one month after Christmas) and we are still figuring out...

November 16, 2018

As a new mama, I am most excited to put together this gift guide! These are the gifts that people gave to me or looking back, I would've wanted to receive to make that transition easier. Of course, the best present you can give a new mother is time. Either watching her...

November 2, 2018

To see what Ellington was eating at seven months old, visit this post.

Ellington has been eating solids for about 3 months now. His meals are such an integral part of our daily routine that it is hard to remember the days of just bottles. He looks forward to his meals,...

October 26, 2018

Nine months into staying at home with a baby, and my morning routine had all but disappeared. I ran out of my face wash and found myself using my husband's for over a month. Add this to still not feeling very comfortable in my post-baby body, living in sweatpants and n...

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