Bottle Feeding a Breastfed Baby

Bottle-feeding Avery has been no easy feat! And if I’m being completely honest, sometimes it’s been a bigger hurdle than sleep-training. Gasp, right?! View Post

6 Month Update!

S i x months… of you smiling with the brightest gummy grin while your body does the happiest wiggle. You’re back scoochin’ around, starting to roll, and always pulling those tiny slobbery fists towards your mouth. We’re are all absolutely obsessed with you, baby girl!

Lately, my heart slows down and aches when I realize how much she’s grown! View Post

What I Wish I Had Known Before Breastfeeding

Good morning, friends! It’s been a while since I last shared about my breastfeeding journey and so I’d love to View Post

Make Going Out with Kids Easier

Happy Wednesday, friends! It’s been a quiet week for us so far. This mama caught the flu, and in between the fevers + sore throat I’ve been doing a bang-up job at keeping things lazy as can be. I’m pretty good at being lazy when need be, if I’m being honest šŸ˜‰ . But the quietness never lasts for long with my bubbly crew. These 4 kids keep things wild and fresh. They were the cutest maniacs, driving their strollers around our local, outdoor mall. I’m glad the baby was in my bassinet and not their’s! They were a riot, loving every second of it. Breathing it all in. But I started to have a hard time balancing my need to control the situation versus letting them just. be. kids. They’d get a bit too far for comfort or would bump into oncoming shoppers and I’d raise my mean mama voice to grip control. Me feeling like they were driving me crazy might be more of a reflection of me than it is of them. They’re all 5 and under and their ability for self-control is fairly low on the scale, especially when measured against my own. And so I’m working on that today. Controlling less, guiding more. View Post

How We Saved Date Nights with the Tiniest Third Wheel

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It was definitely a transition going from dating my hubby while I was pregnant to dating with an infant. And, if I’m being honest, I’ll subtly admit that View Post