The Small Thing You Can Do To Make Your Morning Beautiful

As a working Mom, any precious minute I can gather while getting ready in the morning is a win nowadays. It’s not always when Chloe is opening every bathroom drawer and handing me every little thing or her snatching Daddy’s bear trimmer and running out the door with it- it tends to be just less…

The Pregnancy Diary: Nausea Tricks

My Mom tricked me. She had told me my whole life that she never got sick while pregnant with me so I ‘probably wouldn’t get sick while pregnant either’. I took it as one of those genetic / take-after-your-Mother-during-pregnancy lines. And…it backfired on me!   With Chloe in the summer of 2016, I had a…

How To Quickly Pack a Toddler Bag

We are on the go go go, if you couldn’t already tell! And we bring our 2 year old along for all the adventures. As she gets older and her needs change, we quickly learned how to pack a baby bag for her before we head out the door. It can be a struggle remembering…

The Pregnancy Diary: The Struggles in Month 5

Actually, I’m not struggling. I still feel good and am glad to be over the sickness but I can feel body changes happening every week and that’s where the struggle part comes in. How can I get a nap in like Chloe? In Week 20, I suddenly felt the relaxin kicking in. And no, that’s…

The Pregnancy Diary: Weeks 15-20 Are For Stretching & A Bump

In the second round, you really start to feel it.   Week 16 I started getting more round ligament pains. It feels exactly like moderate menstrual cramps to me. Secretly, I love this feeling. I think because it makes me think that changes are REALLY happening even though I only look like I have a…

Staycation: Your List of Things To Do With Tiny Humans in WNY

Raise your hand if you’re on February break. *we don’t raise our hand cause Chloe’s not in school yet* Okay you’ve got a week of craziness- but you’ll survive cause we’ve got the list for you of places to explore with your small humans that will make everyone in the fam happy. The Art of…