7 Tips to Get Your Kids to Love Reading

Growing up I have fond memories of getting lost in wonderful books. I remember having to hide  in the bathroom late at night in order to read page after page because my sister would be bothered by the light and the fact I read aloud. The truth is I fell in love with reading atContinue reading “7 Tips to Get Your Kids to Love Reading”

5 Things To Do Instead of Screen Time

We have all been there (or for the lucky ones, have witnessed it). You are sitting in a restaurant or in a quiet waiting room and your child starts wiggling in their seats, running around, or having a full blown meltdown! The only thing to quiet them down it seems is to put your phoneContinue reading “5 Things To Do Instead of Screen Time”

How I Got My Newborn to Nap

Dear Baby Boy, Around Week 6 of you in this world, you woke up. I mean you REALLY woke up. Your big brown eyes popped wide open and you smiled up at me. You also realized that there was a mirror looking down at you on your swing. So you started spending your time talkingContinue reading “How I Got My Newborn to Nap”

  Dear Baby Boy, You are 29 weeks old now! Wow! The time has flown. According to theBUMP.com, you are as big as an acorn squash and I believe it! Right on time for the third trimester, I feel you pressing on my rib (you favor the right side) and causing my lower-back pain. BabyContinue reading

9 Things to Remember as a Fit Mom-To-Be

Dear Baby Boy,   People are finally noticing my baby bump as you turn 26 weeks this week! The doctor said that you are a strong 1.4lb , my growing big boy. This week, I have been upped my exercise game. I have promised you that I would keep myself strong and healthy in orderContinue reading “9 Things to Remember as a Fit Mom-To-Be”

It’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Time – Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (And some budgeting tips too!)

Dear Baby Boy,      You are 23 weeks old now and as big as a grapefruit. The other day you were the most active that you have ever been. Mommy was at a work professional development and you were having a dance party. I wish I could have told the world to stop soContinue reading “It’s Peanut Butter and Jelly Time – Peanut Butter Jelly Muffins (And some budgeting tips too!)”

Mom Wants Chocolate

Dear Baby Boy, This is new for me. I guess that makes the two of us.    You are 21 weeks old this week and I can finally feel your little kicks that feel more like pops and flutters. You are strong and healthy and I intend to keep it that way. Love, Mom MyContinue reading “Mom Wants Chocolate”