Why I Love the Idea of Slow Parenting

After reading this post in the Boston Globe, I realized that this “thing” I could easily describe to friends and family actually has a name: slow parenting. These lines from the article really stuck with me: I encourage parents to take some time to just watch their children, whether they are playing, doing homework, or eating a snack,” Duffy […]

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Why I Look Forward to Baby Number Two

Once you’ve had your first child, the second baby conversation starts to happen… often. You think about timing, age difference, and things like “is our home big enough?” or “can we really handle two kids?” But let’s be honest: now that the hard part is over, you just wonder how in the world you can go […]

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Why Finding Yourself Post-Pregnancy Isn’t as Easy as it Looks

You know that moment (in college or maybe right after) when you get past your awkward stage and realize who you really are? Maybe it suddenly hits you that you’re that funny girl who likes to be surrounded by friends at all times, the free spirit who loves last minute impulse adventures and meeting new people, or maybe […]

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Road Trip With Baby (The Easy Way!)

  Hi guys! We’re back from our mini getaway in Narragansett, Rhode Island, and Mama’s happy because she’s unpacked, showered, and relaxing on the couch writing this post while baby’s out for the night 🙂 Oh, the simple things in life. We had such a good time exploring the cute little Newport wharfs, devouring raw oysters & clams, […]

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Summer Recipes: Easy, Organic Ice Pops

Hi Everyone… and Happy 4th of July Weekend! Don’t worry – I won’t take up too much of your precious sunbathing/barbecue time 🙂 This is a quick and easy recipe that your tots will love on this warm, summer day! I used these silicone popsicle molds by Chichic ($13.99 on Amazon!) but if you don’t have […]

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Baby Travel Essentials for a Stress-Free Vacation

And we’re back! After an incredible two weeks in the sun, our little family is back in New York. It was a blast, but I did miss blogging every couple of days. I am, however, thrilled to be able to share some of our latest discoveries for traveling with babies. As many of you already know, […]

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Why You Should Encourage Independent Play

Most new moms are under the impression that they must be 10 inches away from their babies at all times. Yes, at all times… even if that means carrying bouncers (even pack and plays) into the bathroom while they shower. Oh, you’re guilty, too? (Yeah, I thought so.) For the first few months, every time Liam emitted a sound (and […]

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