Category Archives: Parenting

Our Second Pregnancy; a story of miscarriage.

Family Photo

We found out we were pregnant with our second baby on Thanksgiving morning in 2018, after just a couple months of trying.  I will never forget this morning.  Aria, who had just turned two, was snuggling in our bed. I took the pregnancy test and brought it over to my husband.  As I showed them […]

The mental load of Covid. A mom’s perspective.

Masked mom and daughters during covid

Today was the day that the mental burden of Covid outweighed the physical fear.  They tell you that parenting is hard. It is. The infant stage, the toddler stage, the little kid stage and I presume the rest of the growing up stages too. Each one has their own challenges and similarly each one has […]

Juggling the Holidays with Children

Juggling the Holidays with Children

Can you believe it’s that time of year again? Have you started planning out how you’re going to manage your holidays? Or maybe you’ve already started Christmas shopping?! I’m not quite there yet but I’m certainly thinking about it.  I love the holidays and it’s so much more magical with kids now. Seeing everything through […]

Finding Postpartum Wellness

mom holding baby

After recently having my second baby, I’ve been so fortunate to experience the postpartum life times two. So I’m basically an expert now, right? Luckily, I had very similar births, so the recovery wasn’t too much different. Somehow my body knew exactly what to do the second time around. But as much as postpartum recovery […]

A Guide to Gentle Sleep Training

Sleeping Baby

So you’re thinking about sleep training. Good, who doesn’t love sleep?! We all need it. You’re not being selfish for wanting your baby to sleep better so that you can get more sleep. Sleep is so important for our babies to grow and so parents can get rest to provide optimal care to their babies. […]

10 Creative Dinnertime Solutions When You’ve Got a New Baby

Cooking with newborn

Before you had a newborn in the house, you may have spent hours prepping and cooking dinners. Maybe you and your partner even spent time creating your own recipes and putting new spins on your favorites. Now, however, you can’t even set aside 30 minutes to prepare dinner. Never fear! You can still make nutritious […]

3 Sanity Saving Tips for Back to (Virtual) School

Remote Learning Desk Setup

Happy fall y’all! The school year is well underway and it looks vastly different than last year for families all across the nation. So many districts are opting for virtual school and that’s sometimes a struggle.  Having kids in front of screens all day is something we’ve been told NOT to do by experts. That […]

Outdoor Activities to Play With Your Kids

Baby Delight girls playing outdoors

It’s summer, which means that it’s time for you and your children to head outdoors! It’s not always easy to come up with creative ways to entertain your kids, but there’s so much to do when you’re outside. From games to sports, it’s possible for your family to have fun every day – and blow […]

The Best Summer Ever.

It’s Memorial Day weekend. The unofficial start of summer. Here in New England we’re thrilled to be welcoming warmer weather and enjoying more time outside. It’s one of the small things we look forward to each day so we can get out of the house! In past years we’d be getting ready to attend cookouts […]

Parenting through the uncertainty

Sisters playing

It’s a weird time. A scary time. A time of uncertainty and a whole lot of chaos. As if parenting wasn’t hard enough, enter CORONAVIRUS. Hey thanks.  Personally, I am a working mom. My children generally go to school and childcare most days (while family helps out as well). Mornings were chaotic and stressful since […]