Valentine’s Day Activities and Crafts
For Valentine’s Day this year, our kids are going to a party hosted by their grandparents for all of the cousins. In preparation for the party, we have been decorating cards and making valentine favors with dum dums for them to give out to their cousins. For the cards, I have been printing cards from…
Making Mom Friends
It can be harder to make friends when you have kids’ mealtimes and nap times to work around or school pickup and drop-off. With little kids it sometimes feels like all you can do is keep your head above the water, but I have found it important to have a community of moms. Not only…
I experienced postpartum depression with my second. With my first I had the normal 2/3 weeks of baby blues in the evenings but after that I felt mostly like myself (maybe a little more tired and stressed than normal but other than that I felt fine). But with my second I was having panic attacks,…
Best Ways to Help a New Mom
We just brought home our third child. She’s five days old now and it’s definitely already been a big adjustment trying to figure out life with three kiddos. Since I’m fresh in this stage, I thought I would share some of the things that I think are the most helpful to new moms.
More Preschool Learning Ideas
In a previous post, I shared what we were currently doing for our son for preschool learning activities. I’ve added in some new things/changed how we were doing some things. This post is an update with a few things that have changed.
My Favorite Mom Hacks
There are a few things I have found that really make my life easier and run more smoothly! From keeping your car clean and organized to breastmilk supply to stain treating kids’ clothes these are some of my favorites:
Zero Waste Switches
I am taking steps to switch our household to reusable products for multiple reasons–so that our family will produce less trash but also because overall it ends up being cheaper to use reusable products than disposable. Below are some of the products I have switched to recently. None of these are hard changes to make…
Favorite Non-toxic Cleaning Products
I am taking baby steps in switching our household products over to cleaner and less toxic options. I use the app Think Dirty to see how each specific product “scores” and to see the breakdown of ingredients and which ones to avoid/limit. I love to use Grove.co occasionally for my household cleaning product orders. Target…