Breastfeeding Box Ideas: Nursing a newborn while caring for a clingy toddler.

When I was preparing for my second child, I already knew breastfeeding was going to be a daunting task because my toddler is not yet at a stage of independent play. At 22 months old, his favorite toy is me. In my hair, crawling on my back, feet in my face...All. About. Mommy. All. The. … Continue reading Breastfeeding Box Ideas: Nursing a newborn while caring for a clingy toddler.

DIY Portrait Photography: 5 Tips to Help You Take Better Pictures of Your Children Right Now!

The camera phone revolution has practically driven serious photographers out of business (including my former employer). Everyone with a phone is now a "professional". Ok, ok...that's just the bitter, starving artist in me talking. You wouldn't be here reading this right now if you didn't want to take better pictures, right? One thing many phonetographers … Continue reading DIY Portrait Photography: 5 Tips to Help You Take Better Pictures of Your Children Right Now!

Can I go back to school with small children? Of course you can!

I had been thinking about going to graduate school for a long time, but never actually DID it. Then I found out I was pregnant again in January, and immediately applied to every online graduate counseling program in Texas....which turned out to be two. But ONE of those two let me start in the spring!  … Continue reading Can I go back to school with small children? Of course you can!