4 Big Mistakes to Avoid When Potty Training

Like all things motherhood, the way you choose to potty train may be different from your friend’s way. And like all things motherhood, that is totally okay! When approaching potty training, there are different methods to try and each child will respond differently. At...

How to Help Dad and Newborn Baby Bond

The bond between a dad and his baby is one of my most favorite things to witness. Dad’s have a technique of their own and I have honestly been moved to tears watching my own husband fall into fatherhood. So how do you, as mom, encourage this bond to be created? It may...

Surviving the Witching Hour

Katie BallardKatie is a freelance writer living in the midwest with her husband and six kiddos. She loves writing, of course, and wandering about her city with her family. When she’s not doing either of those things, Katie likes to crochet, watch reruns of the...

12 Things Only New Moms Google

Erika HannaHello, I’m Erika! I live in Omaha with my husband and our 3 kiddos, 2 dogs and 1 cat. I have a background in early childhood education, but currently staying at home with my littles. I am a yogi-wanna be, cookie connoisseur and snuggle-aholic. You can...

How to Deal With Criticism and Unwanted Advice

Katie BallardKatie is a freelance writer living in the midwest with her husband and six kiddos. She loves writing, of course, and wandering about her city with her family. When she’s not doing either of those things, Katie likes to crochet, watch reruns of the...

A Letter to My Friends Without Kids

Erika HannaHello, I’m Erika! I live in Omaha with my husband and our 3 kiddos, 2 dogs and 1 cat. I have a background in early childhood education, but currently staying at home with my littles. I am a yogi-wanna be, cookie connoisseur and snuggle-aholic. You can...

Road Tripping with Toddlers

Our first long road trip is burned in my mind. Traveling to Kansas from Florida, a 24 hour one way journey, and we had big plans to make it all in one trip. At the time, we had a 3 year old, 2 year old, and an 8 month old who was exclusively breastfed. You would not...

DIY Playroom Chalkboard Wall

Tips for DIY’ing a Chalkboard Wall in your Playroom Creating a space dedicated to play time was a must when we were preparing for two under two. We knew that we needed to contain the clutter and the chaos and converting my old office into an area for the girls...

DIY Photography Tips and Tricks

How to Take Better Pictures of Your kids It is crazy to think that Emmy is almost 18 months old. Over the past year and a half, I have taken HUNDREDS if not thousands of photos of my daughter. I realized early on that my skills could use some help. A majority of my...