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 […]

Why You Need to Make the Switch to Glass Baby Bottles

Alright, let’s be real – there’s all kind of different baby bottles. There’s the expensive ones, the cheap ones, the cute ones, and the downright ugly ones. You know which ones I’m talking about.. But there’s also baby bottles that are good for your baby and bad for your baby. If you’re like me, you probably just went… “There’s a bad bottle for your baby?!” Do you intensely question every second of your parenting skills up until this point? If that’s you, don’t worry! In fact, a lot of parents don’t know about all the dangers that come along with different […]

Do White Noise Machines Really Work to Help Baby Sleep?

Alright, so I’ve already written quite a few articles now about how to help your baby to sleep at night, but let’s be honest, there’s never enough ways to recommend both you and your baby get more sleep! Am I right? I think I totally am! Babies are a huge blessing to have and parenthood is an incredible journey, but when it comes the night time or nap time, our adorable little angels awaken their inner demons and start going on a rampage.. You know what I’m talking about… So today, I want to focus on a product that I recently started […]

All About Baby Monitors: Which Ones are the Most Popular?

Alright, it’s no secret that baby monitors are kind of a necessity when you’re a parent. Whether you use them at night or while you’re away from your baby, they are a essential for safe and protected babies (and let’s be honest, they make your life so much easier!). My confession of today is that I never actually used to be a fan of them, as I always thought they were a waste of money (oh honey, was I so wrong!). But due to a recent scare I had with my newborn when I was out of the room (he got hold […]

Baby Wearing:Indulging or Nurturing?

Baby wearing is an ancient practice recently given new life in the west, as we emerge from the 1950’s style of parenting. This candid blog post is about the emergence of baby wearing, my experience with the practice and my favorite product. Well, let’s consider…Do you think the practice of wearing your baby, as indulging or nurturing? The Emergence of Baby Wearing Baby wearing shot to the forefront of public consciousness in the “noughties” as celebrities from my generation became mothers and experimented with different ways to bring up their children. Traditionalists rose up-in-arms to reject the concept of baby […]

Secrets to Potty Training Quickly & Easily

There are many different challenges that we as parents must face. Not only the complete 360 turnaround life transition we have when we have a baby, reading countless ‘parenting for dummies’ books… Or even changing a million (yes, literally a million) diapers But also, teaching our baby how to potty train properly (I can feel the stress already!). Now, if you’re a new parent who just brought their newborn home, this isn’t something you need to worry about for quite a while, but it certainly doesn’t hurt to learn it early! If you are a new parent, don’t forget to check […]

Things You Need (& Don’t Need) In Your First 2 Months With A Newborn

Alright mommas, let’s get down to some preparation business! It’s no secret that it is essential that we prepare for our babies with a lot of new products and new knowledge. Everything from baby-proofing the house… to buying a crib… to decorating the baby room… and of course, learning the daily challenges of parenting step by step… amoungst everything else that you will learn in a minute of giving birth. But honestly, a lot of us over prepare for our babies with a lot of unnecessary products we don’t really need (that society makes us believe we do). Not only does this consume […]

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 […]

What You Need (& Don’t Need) in Your Hospital Bag for Labor & Delivery

If you’ve always wanted to be a mother, chances are you’ve spent your entire life imagining what it would be like to meet your little mini me. And now more than ever as your pregnancy is approaching an end, you’re getting closer and closer to that special day and your anticipation is building (more like bursting in all directions like rainbows, am I right?). Trust me, I’ve been there many times and I know how wonderful the feeling is right before going into labor (well, thats not something you hear everyday). But I also know how important it is to make sure you’re fully prepared ahead of time with […]

Flying With a Baby? Don’t Forget to Pack These (Especially #8!)

Travel, travel, and oh – more travel! Let’s face it, there’s bound to come a time when we need to take our babies on a flight. Don’t get me wrong, some kids do really well on a plane, remain completely calm, and don’t have any sort of issues at all. These are what we like to call, “dream kids”. But with my kids on the other hand, well, let’s just say its like a fight between Godzilla and King Kong mobilized in a flying tube while there’s a mass panic happening around us. The joys of parenting, right?! I bring this topic up […]