best baby shower gifts

2021’s Best Baby Shower Gifts [Amazon Prime!]

2021’s Best Baby Shower Gifts [Amazon Prime!]

Ever notice how the same old stuff keeps resurfacing at baby showers? Booties, rompers, onesies, receivers, bathtubs… Covering the basics is fine, but most expectant parents end up with more outfits, blankets, and booties than they can use from their baby showers. The best thing you can do is buy off of a registry. I know that’s not nearly as fun as choosing something “special”, but the registry exists for a reason: those are items … Read More

6 weeks pregnant symptoms

6 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms + Weekly Update

6 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms + Weekly Update

At 6 weeks pregnant, if I didn’t already know I had a baby on board, I would definitely have known something was up.  This is the week where more “normal” pregnancy symptoms, like nausea, began to ramp up.  Here is my recap of week 6 of my pregnancy.  You can find other weeks here: 3 Weeks Pregnant4 Weeks Pregnant5 Weeks Pregnant Article Guide6 Weeks Pregnant Recap & Symptoms#1: Nausea#2: Hormonal Headaches#3. Frequent Need to Pee#5. … Read More

road trip with baby

How to Road Trip with Baby: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

How to Road Trip with Baby: The Ultimate Beginner’s Guide

Let me guess… You have to do a road trip with baby (or maybe you want to!) and that makes you a nervous. We get it. When our daughter, Poppy, was 8 weeks old, we packed up our Rav4, mapped out a loose plan and drove for 7 hours in the first leg of our multi-state road trip with a newborn. The trip ended up lasting 10 days—about half of what we expected it to. … Read More

4 weeks pregnant symptoms

4 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms + Weekly Update

4 Weeks Pregnant: Symptoms + Weekly Update

Most sources say that you won’t feel any symptoms at 4 weeks pregnant and that the symptoms you do feel are usually no different from your PMS symptoms. For me, that’s not the case.  My search history is riddled with disagreement with this notion.  If you’re in tune with your body, are hormonally sensitive, or just feel some symptoms that you don’t normally feel with your impending period, then you may very well feel symptoms … Read More

Baby Wipe Travel Case

2021’s Best Baby Wipe Travel Cases [Rated]

2021’s Best Baby Wipe Travel Cases [Rated]

Traveling with a baby is full of surprises, most of them messy. Whether it’s milky spit-up, half-dried applesauce or a full-on diaper blow-out, you’ll want to keep those baby wipes within easy reach. All. The. Time. Lugging around a full-sized baby wipe dispenser when you’re traveling isn’t practical. Even if you happen to be a baby-gear packing genius and somehow manage to squeeze one into your travel diaper bag, there won’t be room for much … Read More

Best baby sleepsack

2021’s Best Baby Sleepsacks For A Safer Snooze

2021’s Best Baby Sleepsacks For A Safer Snooze

For some, holidays are for sleeping in. To others, like Ryan and I, holidays are for adventuring and introducing Poppy to the great outdoors. Since Poppy started tagging along on our travels, we’ve learnt a stack of stuff about travelling with a baby (some of it the hard way—like trying to keep her bundled and warm sleeping in a tent at eight weeks)…Enter sleepsacks! When you combine the design and coziness of a regular sleeping … Read More