Gratitude and Goals October 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals October 2017 #GratitudeGoals

Gratitude and Goals My Gratitude: August and September have been a whirlwind (um, literally). The toddler and I loved our vacation in California visiting my parents. We had a fun time viewing the solar eclipse, well my Mom and I. The kid had no idea and was just playing in the playground while we watched on the hill. We swam in their pool often, and the little one used water wings for the first time. It was a wonderful trip. Upon our return, Harvey hit. Jerk. I am beyond thankful that our house did not take on any water. I […]

Posted October 6, 2017 by Julie in Gratitude Goals Linky, / 0 Comments
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The Very Best in Fall Food, Fun & Fashion

The Very Best in Fall Food, Fun & Fashion

Fall is such a great time of year so I’ve gotten together with some awesome #momstertribe bloggers to put together the ultimate list of fall fun!  Make sure to check out all of the awesome posts below and get inspired for fall fun!   Fall Fun for Little Ones – Travels with Tots Fall is such a great time of year to go on family adventures with your little ones. Here are some of our fav fall time activities to help you get the most out of the season!         Easy and Fun Fall Leaf Tree Craft […]

Posted October 4, 2017 by Julie in Entertainment, Family, Food, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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When to stop swaddling the baby 

When to stop swaddling the baby 

  When to Stop Swaddling Baby Swaddling is a great way to get your baby through those first few months, but when should you stop doing it and move on? Having a baby is one of the most wonderful experiences you can go through, but it is also one of the most traumatic and stressful. As it develops, your baby will go through various stages, and it can sometimes be confusing to know when to move from one stage to the other. Here, we’ll answer one of the most common questions new parents ask: when should they stop swaddling a […]

Posted October 2, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 1 Comment
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Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

Gift Ideas and Must Have Products for your Pregnant Friend

It seems like motherhood comes in waves through a group of friends, or our friendships shift. We end up being surrounded by other mothers or moms-to-be, and when holidays or birthdays come around, we want to give the right gift. Sure, we can give a gift for the baby, but let’s focus on the mothers for this gift guide. This gift guide shares ideas for gifts to give a close friend who is pregnant, perhaps for the first time, and these gifts help pamper and relax your new mom friend. This gift guide contains affiliate links. Some products in this […]

Posted September 27, 2017 by Julie in Gift Guides, Pregnancy, / 1 Comment
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Car Tips for Leaving the House with Baby

Car Tips for Leaving the House with Baby

This is a sponsored post.   When I first became a mother, doing everything felt monumental. Leaving the house with a small child was so scary to me, so I avoided it as much as possible. But, you can’t be homebound forever, right? Errands need to be ran, groceries, doctor’s appointments, etc. So, I realized I needed a plan. Here are a few tips to help get your car ready for leaving home with a baby.   Install the Car Seat Safely The most important piece to leaving the house with baby safely is to make sure the little one […]

Posted September 26, 2017 by Julie in Parenting, Sponsored, / 0 Comments
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8 Car Hacks Every Mom Needs to know

8 Car Hacks Every Mom Needs to know

Car Hacks Every Mom Needs to Know   Traveling with kids is a challenge. As parents of a 3-year-old little girl, we’ve had quite a few interesting experiences while on a trip. We’ve had issues with non-stop crying because she was bored, not having enough food, and trying to find items such as baby wipes, face towels, and whatnot. My wife and I decided that we should find a way to make these trips comfortable for all of us. We also thought of a project to teach our daughter responsibility by way of road trips. We put our heads together […]

Posted September 25, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Parenting, / 0 Comments
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Executive Function Skills your Toddler needs for Preschool

Executive Function Skills your Toddler needs for Preschool

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Primrose Schools; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. Somewhere I must have blinked because my toddler is blossoming into a preschooler who soaks up everything around him. It is amazing to see all he can accomplish on his own, and now we can interact with him in new ways and even have a verbal exchange. Taking my toddler to daycare has been wonderful for his socialization and development, and now he is ready for more structured learning. We are enrolling our son in Primrose Schools after we […]

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8 Women’s Health Issues That Can Actually Be Caused by Stress

8 Women’s Health Issues That Can Actually Be Caused by Stress

8 Women’s Health Issues Caused by Stress   At some point, everyone has had to go through stress. However, when it becomes persistent and gets to chronic levels, it not only makes you feel awful emotionally but can also bring about various health problems to both men and women. According to several research studies, stress causes a number of health problems by increasing the risk of such conditions as obesity, diabetes, depression, asthma, gastrointestinal problems and heart disease among others. Such conditions can, however, be eradicated by following simple stress relief strategies suggested by medical experts. The following is a […]

Posted September 19, 2017 by Julie in Guest Posts, Health, / 0 Comments
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10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

10 Adorable and Easy Halloween Crafts for Toddlers

I have always loved Halloween growing up, and even more so as an adult. Now that I have a kiddo who can play and enjoy this best holiday ever, I plan to raise him right and enjoy Halloween together! If you’re looking for something fun to do with your toddler this fall, check out this roundup of adorable and easy Halloween crafts for toddlers.       Simple Halloween and Fall Toddler Crafts     Ghost crafts This Puffy Ghost craft is such a great idea. It seems super simple and cute. These Ghost Balloons look like fun too. Ooh […]

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Coffee: The Morning Life Saver for Moms

Coffee: The Morning Life Saver for Moms

Why Coffee is the Morning Life Saver for Moms   Coffee is a morning lifesaver for busy moms.  So many of us can’t imagine starting off your day without a caffeine intake.  Perhaps it’s the baby that kept you up all night, or you’re waking up early trying to get the kids ready for school, or it’s the lack of sleep from our never-ending to-do list. Exhaustion can creep up quickly.   In fact, being tired is part of our normal lives.  Coffee is something many of us look forward to; the smell, the taste, and the sound of brewing […]

Posted September 12, 2017 by Julie in Food, Guest Posts, / 0 Comments
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