Motherhood

  • Photo of The Best Potty Training Products (and Tricks to Success)

    The Best Potty Training Products (and Tricks to Success)

    I wish I could say it was a piece of cake to potty train. Let me just say … puppies are much easier than toddlers. My mom made it sound easy. She had my sister and I potty trained shortly…

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  • Photo of The Safest Way to Trim a Baby’s Nails

    The Safest Way to Trim a Baby’s Nails

      When our preemie was in the NICU, fingernails and toenails were the least of our concern. Our fragile little baby who weighed under 3 pounds barely even had nails. But, as you know, things quickly change with babies. it…

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  • Photo of A Special Yearly Celebration for your NICU Baby – Home Day

    A Special Yearly Celebration for your NICU Baby – Home Day

    Sometimes babies are in the NICU for more than a few days. There are many who only spend 2 or 3 days, but there are also many who spend months or more. Our little bug spent 94 days in the…

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  • Photo of 6 Great Things About Being a New Mom Over 40

    6 Great Things About Being a New Mom Over 40

    Starting a family later in life certainly isn’t for everyone, especially for a first time Mom. It will totally turn your life around from the years of the “adult lifestyle” that you’ve gotten used to. But, for some of us,…

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  • Photo of What I Really Think About Being a “Toddler Mom” Over 45

    What I Really Think About Being a “Toddler Mom” Over 45

    That picture, my friends, is evidence that we have hit the age of the “Twonado.” If you’re a parent, you know it takes them about 10 seconds to create that scene and afterwards they are on to the next location…

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  • Photo of Three Great Ways to Protect Your Stroller from Theft

    Three Great Ways to Protect Your Stroller from Theft

    No one likes to think someone would take something as personal as a stroller. I decided to write this post after the second report of an acquaintance whose stroller was stolen while they were on vacation in Disney. Disney does…

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  • Photo of Is THIS Perimenopause?

    Is THIS Perimenopause?

    I’ve been getting a lot of interest in the article “Pregnancy or Perimenopause?” that I wrote several months ago. This prompted me to realize that there are a lot of people curious about this natural life event, so I thought…

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  • Photo of Best Choices in Baby Food Makers

    Best Choices in Baby Food Makers

    There is a sea of baby food makers on the market, from hand grinders to what appear to be state of the art machines. A good friend just uses her mini food processor. She’s on her 5th child and is…

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  • Photo of Is a Baby Food Maker Worth It? Pros and Cons

    Is a Baby Food Maker Worth It? Pros and Cons

    If you’re like me, you know that you can save money making your own baby food. But, you ask yourself if you will really use it. I spent a lot of time debating on whether or not to get a…

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  • Photo of How We Helped Our Preemie with Reflux

    How We Helped Our Preemie with Reflux

    Our little one was born at 29 weeks and 3 days – about 11 weeks early. We were in the hospital 94 days. He had a lot of struggles and one of the biggest ones was constant desats and apneas. They were…

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