Browsing Category:

Live

Live

The Business of Being a Mompreneur

January 27, 2019

What is a mompreneur? Wikipedia defines it as a new (made-up) word to describe a "female business owner who is actively balancing the role of mom and the role of entrepreneur." It used to be that moms either had to choose to work or choose to stay at home with the kids. Now more and more moms are choosing...not to choose! Thanks to technology and a growing entrepreneur culture, moms can work AND stay at home with the kids. More…

Continue Reading

Live

THE WEEKLY RUNDOWN 1-07-19

January 7, 2019

This post contains affiliated links for your convenience. I only write about products I love and all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. For more information see Legal. SHAME ON YOU, SHAME ON ME! // I just started reading I Thought it Was Just Me, (But it Isn’t) by Brené Brown, PHD (recommended by my sister) all about the concept of shame in women and how childhood shame shapes our development. It is REALLY interesting. NETFLIX PICKS// Have you seen Bird…

Continue Reading

Live

ADD TO CART: BINXY SHOPPING CART HAMMOCK

July 27, 2018
binxy shopping cart hammock

Grocery stores have never been my favorite place. To be honest, grocery stores always gave me a ton of anxiety. Too many people. Too many carts. Too many choices. Then I had a kid and it was like adding a ticking time bomb to the equation. There was always some sort of meltdown as soon as we got into the checkout line, stuff pulled off of the shelves and half-eaten bananas thrown across the store. When I found out we…

Continue Reading

Live

DOCKATOT: IS IT WORTH IT?

June 7, 2018

Lack of sleep has got to be one of the hardest parts of having a newborn. Sleep deprivation can be brutal and lead to maternal (and paternal) stress and anxiety. Luckily both of our children were decent sleepers, although for some reason none of our babies liked sleeping in their bassinet and they really don't like sleeping on their backs. We resorted to some not-so-safe sleeping habits with our first baby. We'd let him sleep in the carseat, prop him…

Continue Reading

Live

SWADDLE SMARTER: A REVIEW OF THE OLLIE WORLD SWADDLE

June 5, 2018

When I started thinking about What I Needed for a Second Baby I forgot to consider that our second baby might have different needs and preferences than our first. For example, our son Teddy hated to be swaddled, he would wriggle his arms out before you could even finish wrapping him up. our daughter Scottie loves to be swaddled really tightly, but I have such a hard time keeping the swaddles tight. We didn’t get many new things for our second baby but…

Continue Reading