Tricks To Feed Picky Eaters

As a parent of three, I think I’m allowed to say that I have dealt with and am quite familiar with varying levels of pickiness in children. Now, Daisy, the oldest at 4 years of age, is quite the picky eater. According to her mindset, if she doesn’t see something she likes, she might as well not waste her playtime eating at all. The second youngest, Poca (2 years old), is almost the COMPLETE opposite. If it’s food she’ll eat it and she’ll try anything new. She loves varying her palette and surprisingly isn’t put off by veggies in the slightest. […]

Are Diaper Pails Worth It?

Speaking from mom-to-mom here, we all know that babies can get messy (and that’s an understatement!). If you are a regular reader of my blog, you’ve heard all my stories about food flying across the room, getting stuck to the walls, toys in literally every crevasse of the house, and of course, the oh-so lovely diaper situation. Can we just skip that part in parenting? Unfortunately no, because specifically for this blog post, I want to focus on those dirty little demons that we as parents have to deal with every day of our parenting life: dirty diapers!! Whether you like it […]

Arsenic in Baby Food

As parents, all we want is for our babies to grow up to be healthy, happy, and maybe a little less fussy (though that could just be me). We look to feed our baby only the best and try our best to nourish him/her with the help of the products we ate and the information we’ve been taught growing up. But what if the products we use to nourish our babies isn’t exactly as helpful as we thought? Perhaps even harmful? Scary Fact: A new study has found out that and tested over 500 baby products, from snacks, cereals and […]

10 Unsuspecting Dangerous Foods For Babies

Hello, my fellow parents and those interested in the art of rearing babies! Let me sincerely welcome you to our established parenting blog !! We hope you are a regular reader of our blog, but if you aren’t, we warmly welcome you to and hope you enjoy reading what we have to say about being a parent. If you’re here, chances are, the parent inside of you is probably interested in gathering knowledge about all of the tips, tricks, and rules when it comes to raising children properly. Don’t worry this doesn’t necessarily mean you’re an inexperienced or bad […]

4 Things You Will Definitely Feel & Experience As A New Mom

It’s obvious that when you become a mother, your entire life changes. It’s a drastic new experience, full of ups and downs, learning, growth, and basically a completely new life. For people like me, sometimes the journey there can be the hardest part (if you want to know what I’m talking about, read my infertility post here). But no matter your journey there, motherhood changes you a lot. You start to do things differently, look at the world differently, and just become different as a person. I know that when I first had my baby, I changed a lot. I acted […]

What are the Best Organic Prenatal Vitamins for You?

A mother or a mother to be trying to conceive, you have an obligation to take a step back from doing all ‘everything in life’, and take care of yourself. Whether you are a mother, pregnant, or trying, you need to make sure you’re always taking care of your health and well-being too, otherwise it can have a huge negative effect on you and your conception planes. I speak from experience when I say that…. As a mother, there are a lot of jobs you have and things you have to get done everyday… and even as I write this, […]

From Gadgets To Games: How to Transition Kids Away From TV & Technology

We live in a time where our everyday life is based around gadgets. Think about it… We set our alarms on our phones for the morning… We read the news on our phones… Read ebooks (or podcasts!).. Scroll social media… and catch up on all the latest celebrity gossip all on gadgets. Heck, I’m writing this blog on a gadget right now! It’s like our world is being taken over by robots that want to rule our life, and it’s happening so easily to us everyday (whoa, hello conspiracies!). It’s honestly rare to ever catch someone reading a book, or […]

How to Encourage Curiosity in Young Children

Whether it’s through dance, art, music, writing, or whatever is your passion, it’s always important to teach our kids to express their creativity so that they can truly find out who they are. But you know what’s equally important to encourage our kids that often goes unnoticed? Curiosity. Hence the purpose for today’s blog post. It’s a topic that intrigues me. I find myself researching more and more ways to ensure I am always sparking the curiosity corner in my children’s brain. I also endeavor to share my tips and trips on encouraging curiosity in children on my blog, The curiosity to […]

My Foolproof Ways I Survive Sleepless Nights As A Parent

We all knew that when we hopped aboard this ‘parenting train’ we weren’t going to get much sleep. Or, none at all… We would hear horror stories from our parents and our friends that had babies telling us, “you better kiss sleeping in on the weekends, or ever, goodbye!”. We all laughed and smiled thinking, oh, they’re just joking, it won’t be so bad, its because their kids don’t sleep, but mine will. And we were all so very wrong. It isn’t until you we’re a week and a half in with a newborn, with; What feel like endless bags under […]

3rd Trimester: What YOU Need & Must Have!

I just recently shared my favorite go-to survival items for the second trimester of pregnancy to help all you mama’s out (that you can read here), but what about the third trimester? Surely it can’t be the same product recommendations and tips for the third trimester, can it? Actually, no, it’s much different! This has been on my mind a lot lately because a close friend of mine has just entered her 3rd trimester of her first pregnancy, so I thought it would be helpful to her and to many of you to compile a list together of my favorites necessities during this […]