Baby, Family, Lifestyle, Vlogs

Grandma Penelope Meets Roelyn Penelope

Before all this coronavirus craziness really began, we were lucky enough to have some special visitors! Matt's Grand Aunt Rebecca arranged for a sister trip to Virginia Beach for her and Matt's Grandma Penelope to meet our new baby. At the time the trip was booked, they didn't know the baby would be named after… Continue reading Grandma Penelope Meets Roelyn Penelope

Baby, Family, Pregnancy, That Crunchy Life

How I Achieved a Natural Birth (and You Can Too!)

When your 2.5 hour labor forces you to give birth in the car, it can be easy to assume that medical intervention was not an option. While this was entirely true (read my whole birth story here), there was actually a lot of work that went to preparing myself for a natural, med-free birth. I… Continue reading How I Achieved a Natural Birth (and You Can Too!)

Baby, Family, Pregnancy, Vlogs

I Gave Birth in the Car: Baby Launstein is Here!

We were speeding through the tunnel when I reached between my legs and could feel the baby's head emerging. I literally grabbed the "oh shit" handle and Matt made it to the emergency room doors just in time for me to deliver the baby in the car in the parking lot. Before Labor I had… Continue reading I Gave Birth in the Car: Baby Launstein is Here!

Baby, Book Reviews, Kids, Toddler

Balanced and Barefoot Book Review

I wanted to start by sharing that I used to absolutely hate reading. The only reading since I graduated high school were my had-to-read college textbooks and a pregnancy book when I was pregnant with Cambri. I was inspired when talking to my friend, Maria (@MillenialFashionista). Our talks are in part what inspired my online… Continue reading Balanced and Barefoot Book Review

Baby, Crafts, Family, Pregnancy

DIY Wood Play Gym for Baby

If you've been checking out nursery decor on Instagram, I'm sure you've come across these super cute and trendy activity gyms for baby!! Wooden play gyms seem to be all the rage because they fit a neutral color scheme, are more durable, and better for the environment. But search the simple gym on Amazon or… Continue reading DIY Wood Play Gym for Baby

Baby, Family, Gift Giving, Pregnancy

What’s on My Natural and Gender Neutral Baby Registry

Come February, our third baby will finally be here, and I still don't know the gender! I want it to be a special surprise in the delivery room. However, not knowing the gender makes it really tough to shop for! Wouldn't you know that most things you find in store are blue or pink, or… Continue reading What’s on My Natural and Gender Neutral Baby Registry