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.
I wanted to make sure I was prepared for everything with my first child, so I headed to Pinterest and printed out checklists of all of the things I "needed" for the new baby. I had a checklist for the hospital bag, a checklist for the nursery, a checklist for how many clothes I needed, … Continue reading A Thrifty Mom’s Guide to Preparing for a New Baby.
Life always throws us for a loop when we least expect it, and this time I am expecting...again. Just as I had my life in order, bills whipped into shape, and a toddler I could ALMOST handle without pulling my hair out, that little blue line showed up on the strip in February. I am … Continue reading Expecting the Unexpected…again: Baby No. 2