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Gift Ideas for the Minimalist Mama

Gift Ideas for the Minimalist Mama

So, here’s the deal. I am a minimalist mama but I also love Christmas and presents and shopping and all. the. things. So, while it may seem as if these two are at odds with each other, I’ve simply found a way to incorporate the […]

My Struggle with Anorexia & Postpartum Body Love

My Struggle with Anorexia & Postpartum Body Love

  It all started in high school.   I was a sophomore who had just suffered a volleyball injury as well as a break-up. I was your typical emotional teenager who just so happened to be a control freak, and much to my amazement, life […]

Birth Plan 101: The Do’s and Definitely Don’ts

Birth Plan 101: The Do’s and Definitely Don’ts

  Confession: talking about birth is my favorite thing, hands down. The more details the better!! Give me the blood and guts (too far?), the raw emotion, the details of pushing, ALL. OF. IT. Don’t leave anything out, because there is no such thing as […]

Surviving a Flight with Two Kids in Tow

Surviving a Flight with Two Kids in Tow

  Yup, you read that title correctly. I did the unthinkable and willingly flew to Florida with my toddler + 10 month old. Solo. AKA no Daddy present. And, might I add, my goal was a relaxing and restful getaway? Call me crazy, but I […]

Why I Meal Plan

Why I Meal Plan

  Picture this: It’s 5 o’clock and you’re juggling the remainders of a chaotic day with your littles. There’s laundry hanging out of the dryer and a trail of toys leading from room to room, each one doing its absolute best to trip you. The […]

Simplify Your Cleaning Routine

Simplify Your Cleaning Routine

  I am a clean freak.   This impulse can be a strength, but it can also be my greatest weakness when paired with motherhood.   There are some that aren’t phased by the scattered toys and dust bunnies behind the couch, but I have […]

Why Kids Need Homemade Birthday Cakes

Why Kids Need Homemade Birthday Cakes

  This past week, we celebrated my niece’s fourth birthday. She is spicy, full of energy, and has an overwhelming love for animals, especially cats. My sister asked me to bake the cake, to which I responded yes, thinking it would be simple with pink […]

The High Chair Every Mama Needs

The High Chair Every Mama Needs

  You. Guys.   I cannot say enough things about this glorious high chair. It is every mother’s dream! As a mama who lives in a small house (not to be misunderstood with a tiny house, because there is NO WAY I would survive), this […]

Space-Saving Baby Items

Space-Saving Baby Items

  Let’s talk baby stuff. There’s so much out there, it’s overwhelming. And even more so if you have a small home. As a new mama, I remember thinking, “Just tell me the things that are ESSENTIAL to my child surviving,” although we all know […]