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

Baby, Crafts, Family

DIY Stars and Moon Baby Mobile

I'm designing a gender-neutral nursery for my baby due in February and it is actually really hard. Lots of baby stuff is pink or blue, or quotes like "she will move mountains." I became inspired by the Coldplay song lyrics in Yellow "Look at the stars, look how they shine for you and everything you… Continue reading DIY Stars and Moon Baby Mobile

Baby, Book Reviews, Family, Pregnancy, Uncategorized

9 Books to Read Before Baby Arrives

Are you pregnant and have no idea what to expect? Your first appointment with a doctor may be months away, but luckily there are lots of options at your local library (or even on that Hoopla app). This may be my third pregnancy, but I recognize I am no expert and there is still so… Continue reading 9 Books to Read Before Baby Arrives

Baby, Family, Kids, Lifestyle, Vlogs

A Very Special Announcement From Our Family

Before we got married, Matt and I both agreed we wanted three kids. When we got married, we were "surprised" when our natural family planning recommended by the Catholic Church didn't work. We had dated long distance for three years and were finally living together, getting to know each other on a whole different level… Continue reading A Very Special Announcement From Our Family

Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Having kids back to back was not the plan. Now staying home with a four-year-old girl and three-year-old boy, I've dubbed myself a know-it-all on kid's favorite toys. Ask any toddler mom, between birthday parties and rewards for potty training, our kids have MORE than enough LOL Surprise Dolls, JoJo Siwa Bows, Swords and Transformer… Continue reading 2018 Gift Guide: Fun Toddler Gifts That Actually Make a Difference

Baby, Family, Kids, Toddler

Park Hopping Series: Lynnhaven Parkway Route

While we absolutely adore our neighborhood park, sometimes we just want to switch it up. And with over 250 parks in Virginia Beach, the options are (almost) endless. On a hot summer night, we took off down the road to the newly renovated Lynnhaven Parkway to hit up a few of the best city parks.… Continue reading Park Hopping Series: Lynnhaven Parkway Route

Baby, Kids, Toddler

The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Got + Our First Vlog

The best parenting advice I ever got, hmmm let me sift through about 50 suggestions each from every person I know HAHA. In all seriousness, I truly appreciate everyone offering what worked for them, as long as they understand it might not work for me, and that's okay! It takes a community to raise a… Continue reading The Best Parenting Advice I Ever Got + Our First Vlog