Summer Bucket List

With the official start to summer fast approaching our family is gearing up for some summer fun. This time last year, we were new parents and still learning the ropes of balancing life with a newborn. With baby boy being only a few months old...

Dealing with Gestational Diabetes

I flunked my two glucose tests during pregnancy! My Oral Glucose Challenge Test (known in the pregnancy world as OGCT) and Oral Glucose Tolerance Test (aka OGTT), generally taken between 26 and 28 weeks of pregnancy, declared that I have gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). “You need...

Confessions of a Mom with GAD

Stress and Anxiety aren’t the Same No offense, but I can’t stand it when you say, “I get how you feel.” Because really, you don’t. Yeah, you’ve experienced stress before. But that doesn’t mean you struggle with anxiety like I do. Stress and anxiety aren’t the same. For...

Making Dream Catchers with the Kids

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] We love our dream catchers I’ve gotten the girls for their room. So we decided to make some new ones to add their own personal touch. The purpose behind the dream catcher is to create a web in which nightmares are caught while a child...

Baby Sleep Tips

Sleepytime Struggle You’ve given baby a soapy bath, changed her into soft pajamas, read her a bedtime story, even fed her sweet, warm milk. Soon enough, she’s falling asleep in your arms. “Perfect,” you think, as you lay her down gently in her crib. Tip-toeing out, you gently...

Secrets I’ll Keep From My Daughter

There are some things I will never tell my daughter. She just turned seven months old and I find new things to love about her every single day. She’s got eyes as bright and blue as the western sky and a smile that lights up the room....