Motherhood

  • Photo of FREE NICU Baby Book – Baby Animals

    FREE NICU Baby Book – Baby Animals

    Please don’t download this book anywhere but on this site or through my Etsy store. No one else has permission to distribute. When we were in the NICU, we received a little paper baby book from the March of Dimes…

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  • Photo of Learning Colors with The Ball and Balloon Games

    Learning Colors with The Ball and Balloon Games

    Bug received a trampoline for Christmas, something he’d been talking about for a long time. My theory on his trampoline fascination ties back to his deep love of his bouncer as an infant. This went to the point that he…

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  • 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 Why I Love Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

    Why I Love Cavalier King Charles Spaniels

        Munchiface and Leon are my two Cavalier King Charles Spaniels. I bought Munchi from a pet store and Leon came from Amish country.       Munchiface is a 3 year old Ruby cavalier who is very gentle,…

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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 2 minutes to create that scene and afterwards, they are on to the next…

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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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