Motherhood + CBD: How It Can Help

Want to learn about CBD and how it can help? If you are overwhelmed by the amount of CBD brands and options on the internet, I hope this blog post makes your life easier – and surprise! I even have a discount code!

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Liam’s extra special 5th birthday

Hi! I wanted to share a few photos from Liam’s quarantine birthday with you guys. These photos are special to us because Liam’s birthday felt like a little ray of light in these uncertain times we are going through. We opted for a little family celebration, car parade (thanks friends!), and some surprises sprinkled throughout […]

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Surviving Confinement With Kids: 6 Tips to Keep the Peace (and Stay Sane!)

Before we get into surviving confinement with kids… WE WROTE A BOOK! I AM SO THANKFUL FOR THE SUPPORT!⁣Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us on Instagram the past couple of days, and a big, big THANK YOU to everyone supporting this little passion project by ordering copies of the book + sharing it […]

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Winter Essentials All Women Need

My most asked question of all time is: “Why on earth would you move to New York from the Caribbean?” Obviously, it was for my studies… not the climate. I never expected to stay in the Northeast, but I met my husband sophomore year and the rest is history. I always tell him that the […]

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12 Items I Never Travel Without

We’re in the final stretch guys – 1 more sleep until we head to the Caribbean for 17 days! I cannot wait to be reunited with my family! I just finished packing and thought this would be the perfect opportunity to share some of the items I never travel without. As a mom, the key […]

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The Ultimate Gift Guide for Boys

So I’m not even going to pretend I know a single thing about gifts for girls. As a matter of fact, I always slightly panic when I do have to find something for a little girl Liam’s age. Like, what are they into? Barbies? Do Polly Pockets still exist?! And for the love of God, what the hell is an LOL Doll?  

So let me stick to what I know best. Boys.

I’m a boy mama, and have perused the Amazon Prime boy selection too many times to count. So here I am bringing you the best in online finds for boys ages 2-6.

You’re very welcome. 

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Holiday Shopping Done Right (And How to Involve the Kids!)

When it comes to shopping for Christmas gifts, I’m such a planner. (Okay, I’m a planner basically 99.9% of the time, but when it comes to gifts I’m even more extra…) I usually start making lists in early fall and start actual shopping around mid October. I try to have everything together by the end […]

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The Ultimate Gift For the Photo Lover in Your Life

Hi friends! I’ve had the most eventful weekend and can’t wait to share all the fun things I’ve been up to… but in the meantime, I decided that I’m going to start sharing some of my favorite purchases for the holidays as I discover them. I’m getting started early this year 🙂 As many of […]

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Eco-Living Made Simple: Shop Sustainably with EarthHero

Meet Earth Hero: the one-stop shop for everything sustainable. I have been so inspired by their mission to make online shopping an eco-friendly process and highly recommend you give them a try. They carry 120+ brands and I guarantee you’re familiar with a bunch of them already!

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My Decluttering Journey: Introducing Sleek Socket

Mission: cut clutter and live more minimally. Hellooo everyone! So I’ve been crazy busy decluttering our house lately because it just feels so good to purge and live more simply. Don’t you agree? Based on your reactions on my latest Instagram post, it is clear that I am not alone on this journey! Therefore, I […]

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The Time Nyack: Celebrating Our Anniversary in Style

What do you remember most about a hotel getaway? Is it the view? The service and amenities? The continental breakfast? Personally, I’m a sucker for a cozy bed, fluffy pillows, and a “vibe” I can’t seem to shake. Joe and I decided that, for our five year wedding anniversary, we wanted to stay somewhere overnight. […]

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Charcoal Powder: Safe, Natural Teeth Whitening

I posted a natural teeth whitening giveaway on Instagram yesterday to celebrate nearing 10k followers, and I’ll be gifting one of my Instagram followers a complete Caregenia kit! It’s my favorite set to use because it’s made in the USA, cruelty-free, and vegan friendly. As someone who has used a variety of whitening kits in the […]

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Time Outs: How To Effectively Teach Your Child Self-Regulation & Personal Accountability

how to use time outs effectively

Our rule of thumb is this: time outs are not meant to stress out or upset a child even more. They should be a break from the current situation (for both the child and the parent) and teach the child that this behavior is not acceptable. Time outs are an opportunity to teach your child a valuable lesson. When Liam acts out, I always ask myself: what can be learned from this? How can I best teach my child this lesson? 

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I’m a Boy Mom, and I Wouldn’t Want It Any Other Way

“I’ll be a boy mom one day. I just know it.” Even in high school, I would always assure my friends that I’d be the one with the mini van full of soccer gear in the trunk. The one complaining about bedrooms reeking of dirty socks and too much Axe spray.  It wasn’t like I […]

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