9 Things I wish I knew before baby (Number 3 is key!)
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9 Things I wish I knew before baby (Number 3 is key!)

Heard the saying "experience is the best teacher"? It was never truer for me than when I had my baby. From the very first day she was born, a ton of things I'd like to have known and/or believed before I'd given birth. A ton. Number 3 will explain why there aren't more points in this list! The top 9 things i wish i knew before baby Your baby's cries will be the loudest and most painful sound you'll have heard thus far. They'll be very difficult to ignore and while others may think it's cute or not that loud,…

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15 Quick & Easy baby & toddler friendly family dinner ideas
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15 Quick & Easy baby & toddler friendly family dinner ideas

Getting anything done with a baby around can be challenging. That's why I'm always looking for mommy tips and hacks. I'm also always on the hunt for quick yummy recipes that work for us all. I turned to some real moms for quick and easy baby friendly family dinner ideas. These all look so good and I can't wait to try some of them out. Go through the photos and see what tickles your fancy. Click through the meal name links to see the full recipes. To start off, Bintu from suggests the following: Parmesan Air Fryer tenders These golden…

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Grandparents Day
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Grandparents Day

I did not spend as much time with either of my grandmothers as my siblings did. I'm sure that's why thinking of Grandparents Day makes me consider my parents' relationships with my nieces and nephews and my own daughter rather than my personal relationship with my grandparents. I remember seeing my father for the first time in almost in six years and being struck by just how much he'd aged. He didn't have near as many grey hairs as his friends but he finally had a few. He didn't have a single one the last time I'd seen him. It's…

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The promises I pray around my child

This list of promises I pray around my child is bound to grow with time! I love praying for my daughter. Especially in those quiet moments when she's asleep, it's sweet to look at her and envision how bright her future is. It's in those moments that I speak to God the most often about my deepest desires for her. I recognize that our desires need to be aligned with God's plans for us. That's why I stand on His word in prayer for my child. I share my current promise list with you here. To download it as a…

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