Solids Feeding Schedule: Month 3 Update

Baby Bella is now 9 months old, and she has tried a ton of new foods over the last three months. Twenty-four to be exact! If you’re just joining us, see the bottom of this post for links to the other posts in this series. Without this feeding schedule, I would have gone crazy this… Keep reading →

5 Tips for Throwing an Affordable First Birthday Party

Hi there! I’m Chelsea and I blog over at The Contented Wife Blog. I’m so excited to be taking over Charlee’s blog today to share with you how I planned my son’s first birthday party on a budget. We threw a nice birthday party without breaking the bank and you can too! © jfunk /… Keep reading →

Pictures to Take While Your Baby’s in the NICU

Today I’m hanging out with Chelsea from Mommie & Wee! You might remember her from when she guest posted over here about the 3 Super Easy Steps for a Rockin’ Bod. Show her some love today! She was so kind to reciprocate and let me spend time talking to her fans for a day! Here’s a… Keep reading →

Baby Food Freezer Cooking Day

I was not paid to write this post. I received a product to review, and I will only review products that could benefit my readers. The opinions in this post are completely my own based on my experience. I’m a busy mom. I may be a stay-at-home mom, but I have plenty on my plate. The dishes need… Keep reading →

Kids and Food: The Snacking Rule

In my post on how eating habits start with parents, I listed the 10 rules that should be followed in order to teach your kids the right way to eat (according to the French). Today, I’d like to discuss one of my favorite rules that I follow (almost) always. If you read through the list of… Keep reading →

How to Pop Prenatal Vitamins Like They’re Going Out of Style

I get all choked up, quite literally, if I take prenatal vitamins without following the tips I’m going to share with you today. My gag reflex kicks in and they just won’t go down! © Johan Larson / Dollar Photo Club Until I started trying for kids, I avoided pills and vitamins with a vengeance. I never… Keep reading →

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 →

Kids and Food: Great Eating Habits Start With YOU

My oldest daughter is an eater. She has her days, of course, and she has certain foods that she doesn’t care for, but all in all, she loves to eat. While crackers and bread top her favorite foods list, she also frequently requests craisins and tomatoes. Am I just lucky to have such a great… Keep reading →

Let’s Talk Kids and Food

Just in the last few years of my life, I’ve come to regard food in a very high manner. Growing up, I ate food that was convenient rather than healthy, cheap rather than nutritious. We ate from cans, boxes, and a freezer filled with highly-processed, convenient snacks. My parents owned 8 vending machines, and I… Keep reading →

Solids Feeding Schedule: Month 2 Update

When I started feeding Bella two months ago, I would’ve guessed that she was a less enthusiastic eater than her older sister. I mean, Sofía was always about the food. She couldn’t get enough. Bella, on the other hand, was a bit more timid and cautious the first few weeks I fed her solids. Now, she’s… Keep reading →