The Possibility of a Second Pregnancy

I want to start this post off with saying that I am not pregnant. When I began talking about writing this post to some close friends and family, every single one of them asked me if I was expecting. Second, I also want to explain briefly that this is a rather delicate topic for me […]

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Simple Summer Activities for Kids

Happy Friday! Am I the only parent who feels like every day of summer vacation should be filled with some sort of activity? This feeling for me is especially heightened this summer after spending the majority of last year stuck inside. After months (and months, and months…) of sitting around on the couch binge watching […]

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Dear Moms, Stop Comparing Kids

This past weekend I was at an event with a few other parents who had children all relatively close to the age of my son. It was nice sitting with other adult couples who had toddlers and babies. During the party we all talked about our kids because, naturally, children are all that parents talk […]

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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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Surviving Graduate School with Children

A lot of people claim that children prevent adults from accomplishing their goals. This is especially true in regards to women. I am thankful to live in the current era where it is not completely uncommon to see mothers in higher education, but the narrative that children prevent parents from pursing their passions and interests […]

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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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Summer Bucket List

I don’t know about anyone else, but being cooped up in the house has had me daydreaming about all of the things I plan on doing once we are allowed outside. By that time, it will probably be summertime, or damn near close. I made a “summer bucket list” for this upcoming summer filled with […]

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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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