• Home,  Kids,  Lifestyle

    Keeping Kids Busy: Inside Edition

    Ohhhhhhh ya’ll, as we go into another week of our new normal I have got to say that I’m going a little stir crazy and so are my kids. In an effort to help all of our mental health, I am doing my best to stay busy. That also means keeping my kids busy. I’m not saying that our entire day is mapped out and calculated (we have a loose schedule) but we fill our time with fun things that allow imaginations to run wild and also make us laugh. From card games to forts, we are rotating all the things and loving the outcome. Yes, our “normal” has changed…

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    Owlet Baby Monitor Gives This Mama Peace of Mind

    When you’re a brand new mom, you’re taught to worry about your baby when they sleep. Well, guess what? That worry never goes away! Even when you’re a 5-time mom like me, you still worry! For decades, parents have used baby monitors for peace of mind when the baby is out of view. When you think of a baby monitor, you often think of a walkie-talkie shaped device that often-times now has a video screen to see the baby. With a camera set up in the baby’s room, you are able to see and hear the baby which makes for a much better night’s sleep for parents. A video monitor…

  • Fitness,  Health

    Self Care Simplicity

    Heyyyyy ya’ll! I wanted to take the time to give you an update before I get to the meat and potatoes of this blog post. Since I gave birth to Vivi, I’ve been taking it easy and haven’t worked as much as normal. I’ve also had a lot of time to think about what content I’ve been producing and realized that I was focused on getting quantity content out verses quality. After simmering on this for a little while I’ve decided to stop trying to share so much on my blog so that it’s seen more and focus on quality posts that are shared 1-2 times a week. It’s hard…

  • Fashion,  Health

    Five Must Have Items for Your First Week Postpartum

    This post is in partner with Kindred Bravely. All thoughts and opinions are my own. Please visit my disclaimer page for more information. You just had a baby… now what?! You’re in for the fourth trimester! What exactly is that? It’s where you get to take care of this tiny creature that you grew for nine months and yourself. The body that just birthed a human being is beginning to change. You’re bleeding, sore, tired and just wait til your milk comes in. You’ve got a boob job that you didn’t ask for that any other time you’d be amazed by but now they are hard as rocks and leaking…

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    Baby Number 5: Most Asked Birth/Breastfeeding/Maternity Questions

    Happy Monday ya’ll! I hope you’re having a wonderful day. I am still pregnant (38 weeks and 3 days) with baby number five and I’ve got all the feels for this chapter because I know that a new one is right around the corner. I’m not wishing this pregnancy away like I’ve done in the past but fully embracing it because once it’s over I immediately get those feelings of “I wish I was pregnant again.” During my pregnancies, ya’ll ask me all the questions… WHICH I LOVE and I’m excited to do a little pregnancy, home birth, postpartum, breastfeeding Q and A here for ya’ll to reference. I’ve done…