MiaMily Baby Carrier Review

Allow me to preface this review by saying one thing first: I have tried many different baby carriers since my son was born. This review compares the Miamily Hipster Plus baby carrier to about four other popular baby carriers and slings on the market. In short, I would highly recommend the Miamily Hipster Plus to […]

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31 (Family Fun!) Nights of Halloween: Kid-Friendly Movies for Every Day in October

So apparently children do not enjoy films such as The Exorcist… (LAME!) I’m only kidding! What kind of mother would let their child watch horror films? (Me.) Anyway, with that being said I have decided to put together a list of kid-friendly Halloween movies for every night in October! Some of these are actually some […]

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Check Out the Big Brain on Baby: A Review of Cerebelly Baby Food

After a recommendation from a friend who runs an Instagram dedicated to healthy eating, we decided to check out Cerebelly baby food. I am always interested in checking out new baby products and absolutely love reviewing them for my followers. As for Cerebelly, I would absolutely recommend these products! When first I browsed their website […]

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Baby Beach Essentials

As residents of the Jersey Shore, when I was pregnant and creating my baby registry I had a lot of baby beach essentials on the list. I had various tents, special blankets for my kid to sit on, portable fans, etc. The list was extensive. Then when I finally had my baby and began bringing […]

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Dear Moms, Stop Scaring Moms-To-Be

Picture it: I’m eight months pregnant at my own baby shower, opening new bottle sets, baby outfits, nursery decorations, car seats, and various other baby goods. It’s a beautiful day. We are celebrating the new life that is going to be coming into the world within the next month by sharing food, cake, laughs, and […]

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Taking Childcare Opinions with a Grain of Salt

I find it interesting that we use the word “salty” as an adjective to describe someone who is upset over something small. Why? Because as a society we also say “take [that] with a grain of salt.” And that means not paying much attention to whatever the subject in question is. As a parent, one […]

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The Truth About Postpartum Depression

I’ve debated writing about this topic for a very long time. Postpartum depression is not an easy subject to discuss with anyone, from your doctors or nurses, your own mother, your husband, your friends, your other mom friends… the list goes on. However, in the spirit of Mental Health Awareness Month, I decided to finally […]

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Reflections on a Sleeping Baby

A mother’s relationship with sleep is peculiar. She is awake throughout the nights of her pregnancy, prepping her child’s nursery or rearranging the kitchen cabinets. Then, when her baby is born, she spends her nights feeding or rocking him for hours on end until the soft glow of the sunrise creeps through the window cracks. […]

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How We Weaned Our Baby Off of the Pacifier

Pacifiers are a heavily debated topic in parenting circles. If you don’t have children, that statement probably sound absurd, but it is true. There are theories about pacifiers preventing children from speaking on time, issues of dental development, and even nipple confusion. When our son was first born I was set on breastfeeding. I wanted […]

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