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 →

How My Daughter FINALLY Started Drinking Cow’s Milk

It was one year ago that I weaned my daughter. She had just turned one, and I was three months pregnant with baby #2. I didn’t really have a plan for getting her to drink cow’s milk, though, which is why I want to share this with you. Before you quit breastfeeding your baby, have… 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 →

Songs We Love: “You Are My Sunshine”

I have been thinking a lot lately about the importance of building a strong relationship with my daughters. I think music is a perfect way of accomplishing that. It’s been amazing to see Sofía’s progress with singing over the last few months. At first, she started saying the last word of one or two lines throughout… Keep reading →

The Top 10 Things I’ve Learned About 1 Year Olds

Sofía is officially a 2 year old. What a year it’s been! If you’ve ever raised even one child, I’m sure you can agree with my list of the top 10 things I’ve learned about 1 year olds over the past year.  One day they’re sweet as a popsicle, and the next day they are… Keep reading →

Solids Feeding Schedule Overview

This Saturday, I will start feeding my 6-month-old purees. I plan on making all of them, because I’m not a huge fan of the jarred baby food from the store. I have a personal philosophy that if I wouldn’t eat it, my kids should stay far from it! When I started making baby food, I… Keep reading →

Toddler Bedding Sets for Girls

Sofía turns 2-YEARS-old next month! Yikes! Time has definitely slipped away. We want to keep her birthday pretty simple, so we won’t be having a birthday party. Instead, we’re going to the zoo as a family. We don’t believe that gifts are super important, especially at her age, so we’d rather spend time with her…. Keep reading →

Toddler’s and Baby’s Summer Bucket List

Summertime is finally here! Since I have two kids under the age of two, I have to think of things to do outside that they can both enjoy. While I don’t love being outside, I know my kids do. It’s easier to have the ideas right in front of my face, on a piece of paper, so I don’t have to think… Keep reading →

How to Make a Body Parts Book for Your Child

My 23 month old (today!), Sofía, absolutely loves singing. It was just in the past month that she even started singing, and she has been singing all.the.time. It’s really adorable, but there are moments when I won’t be singing along, so she will start screaming the song to get my attention so I will sing… Keep reading →

Transitioning Your Child to a Toddler Bed

If we hadn’t had our daughters so close in age and we had three bedrooms on the top floor of our house, I know I would still be putting our 1-year-old in her crib. But because our daughters are just 18 months apart and our upstairs only has two bedrooms, we decided to transition our… Keep reading →

Diaper Bag Lists – Free Printable!

I can’t tell you how many times I’ve left the house in a hurry only to realize I forgot something important in the diaper bag. Last Summer, Sofía turned a year old. When we would go places, we rarely needed to change her clothes from a blowout or spit up anymore. One Saturday afternoon, we were out… Keep reading →

Songs We Love: “If You’re Happy and You Know It”

When Sofía was about 9 months old, we wanted to teach her how to clap. I was already teaching her baby sign language, but she hadn’t started signing yet. It wasn’t until we started singing “If You’re Happy and You Know It” a few times that she caught on and started clapping on her own…. Keep reading →

The BEST Homemade Baby Food Resources

Baby food comes in many different forms from the store, so it’s refreshing to know that you can make your own. But where do you start? That’s what I would like to share with you below. I have personally used many different baby food resources including books and websites, and I will share with you… Keep reading →