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Our Honest Thoughts On The Ferber Method [+ How We Sleep Trained Our Toddler]

If you've been following along, you know that we "sleep trained" from the get-go. And when I say 'sleep training', I mean we taught our daughter how to sleep and always promoted good sleep habits with her. I felt that it would be so much more beneficial as well as easier to teach her how to sleep ... READ the POST

The Ultimate Guide To Flying With A Toddler

I did it. I flew with a toddler...all by myself. I didn't post much while we were away so if you didn't already know, Allie and I just flew from California to Maine a couple weeks ago just the two of us. My dad bought the plane ticket back in May so the two of us could come home to visit for a ... READ the POST

What I Want My Daughter To Know About Body Positivity

A couple of weeks ago, something happened that completely changed the way I look at my health. Every morning when Allie and I get up, I open the bathroom door and she immediately goes to the scale to hop on it. Sounds harmless, right? Well, I thought so too. The first few times she did it, I didn't ... READ the POST

Baby Must-Haves & Regrets For 6-9 Months

Welcome to the fourth installment in my baby must-haves and regrets series! If you're new here, be sure to check out my posts for newborns, 0-3 months, and 3-6 months. Like the 3-6 month stage, the 6-9 month stage is full of exciting milestones. This is when Allie started eating real foods and ... READ the POST

6 Things We Want To Do Before Having A Second Baby

Now that Allie is a year old, the topic of baby #2 has come up a few times in conversation. For me, I started to think about baby #2 when Allie was probably 9 or 10 months old. I had started to think about it and start picturing what our life would be like with a second. Then the moment she turned ... READ the POST

When Your Husband Becomes A Father

I remember everything about the moment when I got the positive pregnancy test. We had just moved to California and were living in a small little motel room. We were tired, stressed, and a bit broke as we tried to get ourselves settled into a new home. Zack had returned home from Japan the month ... READ the POST