How to Prevent Diaper Blowouts (or at least try!)

I’ve got a sweet little story for you today. It involves my first-born and lots and lots of…POOP! Haha. It was the middle of the night, I was sleeping, and I heard a faint cry in the back of my mind. It got louder and louder until I realized, THAT’S MY BABY! I jumped out… Keep reading →

3 Super Easy Steps for a Rockin’ Bod

Do I have a treat for you today. 🙂 My blogging friend, Chelsea, is over here to talk about our bodies…post-baby. She has such a fun writing style and speaks straight from her heart. I think you’ll like her. Without further ado… Have you ever wondered why God created stretch marks? I mean, the whole pregnancy… Keep reading →

What the NICU Taught Me

Part 3 of SofĂ­a’s birth story (PART 1 and PART 2): While SofĂ­a was in the NICU, I was so negative and selfish. From the moment I found out she was in the NICU, I was focused on giving her only breastmilk, and because I couldn’t do exactly that, I felt like I’d already failed… Keep reading →

Our Frustrating NICU Experience

Part 2 of SofĂ­a’s birth story (click HERE for part 1): I just stared at my newborn baby in the little incubator hooked up to all kinds of tubes and monitors. She looked so helpless. I wanted to swoop in and just take her away. The same thoughts kept crossing my mind: Why is my baby… Keep reading →

The Birth Story of Our First Baby

Things never go the way you imagine, and that’s the beauty of life. Our first daughter, SofĂ­a, was expected to come on July 28. Actually, she had two due dates, the other one being August 4, but I stuck with the first one because I didn’t want to believe she could be as late as… Keep reading →

How to Save Money on Diapers Online and In-Stores

We have two daughters who both wear diapers, so it’s kind of a big deal for us to find a cheap way to buy them. With my first, I put her in cloth diapers at almost one month old. She was in those bad boys until 7 months when we had to move to my… Keep reading →

Baby Stuff We Had to Live WITHOUT

When I quit my job nearly two years ago to become a stay-at-home mom, I was making more money than my husband was. Shocking, right?! So why did I quit? I wanted to stay home with my daughter, and I knew that nobody would take care of her like I could. It takes a ton… Keep reading →

11 Tips to Help You Through a Wedding with Young Children

Last weekend, we flew out to Portland, Oregon for my brother-in-law’s wedding. I was so worried about the flight there, that I didn’t really think about preparing for the wedding part as well as I should have. On top of that, my husband was asked to be the DJ, so he wasn’t really around to… Keep reading →

How to Find a Morning Routine that Works for Your Family

The past few days, our entire routine was thrown off balance and into orbit! We were in Portland for my brother-in-law’s wedding, and we had no choice but to go with the flow of everything happening around us. Naps were almost foregone, snack time was hit and miss, and we had far too many late… Keep reading →

Volunteering for The Festival of Trees When You Have Young Kids

The Festival of Trees in Salt Lake City is a perfect event for a family of any size to help with. We have two young children this year, but we plan to do what we can to serve since it helps so many children who are at Primary Children’s Hospital. Our firstborn was a NICU… Keep reading →