The Best Blueberry-Themed First Birthday Party Ideas

The Best Blueberry-Themed First Birthday Party Ideas

I love throwing parties. I love themes. I love decorating. I love meal planning. So, when it comes to birthday parties for our kiddos, I get pretty excited. Bambino’s birthday was going to be unique this year, as it was just the four of us 

10 Unique & Personalized Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Baby

10 Unique & Personalized Gift Ideas for Your Favorite Baby

With the Holiday sneaking up on us, Finding the perfect gift for a baby can be tough. There are so many options, and if you’re like me, you want to find a personable, useful, and unique gift. Etsy has been my go-to for baby gifts… 

15 Simple Ways to Play with Counting Bears

15 Simple Ways to Play with Counting Bears

I am a big fan of multi-functional toys for our kids. A versatile toy cuts down on clutter, saves us money, and keeps Chulengo entertained for more extended periods. This set of counting bears has been a regular favorite in our house. Why is this 

5 Easy Ways to Teach Your Toddler at Home

5 Easy Ways to Teach Your Toddler at Home

Last year, I enrolled Chulengo in preschool to encourage him to socialize with kids his age. He was making friends, learning new skills, and blossoming. I was relying on his part-time preschool gig to give me some time alone to bond with our new baby, 

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy With a Nursing Basket While Nursing Your Infant

How to Keep Your Toddler Busy With a Nursing Basket While Nursing Your Infant

Ok, if you have followed this blog for any time, you know I can be pretty Type-A. I love to plan ahead and always be prepared. Sometimes it works out in my favor; other times, it doesn’t. As I prepared for Bambino’s arrival, Chulengo caught 

16 Ways to Help Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby

16 Ways to Help Your Toddler Adjust to a New Baby

As we prepared for our second child, Bambino, to arrive, I was petrified of how Chulengo, our toddler, was going to adjust to the new baby. I was worried about how my relationship with him would change. We had finally gotten into a good routine. 

Stuck Inside: 50+ Items to Entertain a Toddler

Stuck Inside: 50+ Items to Entertain a Toddler

There is one rule I have followed since my son was born. I will get out of the house every single day, even if it is just for five minutes in our backyard. It’s easy to entertain outside. Play at the park, go for a 

15 Essentials For Your DIY Postpartum Kit

15 Essentials For Your DIY Postpartum Kit

Okay, mama-to-be, you have your hospital bag packed, your birth plan printed out, and your labor playlist set up. You have washed and folded all the baby clothes, set up the nursery, and installed the car seat. You are all set for baby to come 

10+ Family Activities in Los Angeles for $50 or Less

10+ Family Activities in Los Angeles for $50 or Less

Planning a fun, enjoyable trip to Los Angeles is no easy task for anyone, let alone a family. Due to the high cost of living, the crazy amount of traffic, and the enormous size of Los Angeles, finding reliable, affordable, local activities to entertain the 

How to Find the Right Diaper for Your Baby

How to Find the Right Diaper for Your Baby

With a new baby in the house, there is one thing we used more than anything else — diapers, diapers, diapers. So many diapers. Some parents opt for a cloth diapering system while others prefer disposable diapers. Every day, I see moms online seeking answers