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…

Halloween Books Your Toddler Will Enjoy

Halloween Books Your Toddler Will Enjoy

Halloween is just around the corner. And if your kid is anything like mine, you talk about Halloween all of the time. Chulengo is obsessed with Halloween. We walk through the neighborhood, looking at decorations. We play dress-up regularly. We “look for zombies” outside after…

Potty Training:  Tips & Gear

Potty Training: Tips & Gear

Ok, so we are 60 days out from starting potty training and I finally have the guts to talk about it publicly. Lol. Let me preface this article with; I tried to do as much research as I could beforehand. I read “Oh Crap Potty…

36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

36 Tips To Prepare For Your C-Section

After taking 12 weeks of natural birthing classes, we received news that Chulengo was breech. After a failed version, and weeks of baby flipping exercises, Chulengo didn’t budge, and I surrendered to the idea that he would arrive via c-section. I had spent so much…

Nursing Gear Must-Haves

Nursing Gear Must-Haves

If you have been following this blog for any length of time, you will know that Chulengo and I have had our challenges during our 19-month nursing journey. I am so thankful that we have made it this far, as nursing has helped in so…

The Ideal Toddler Activity Schedule

The Ideal Toddler Activity Schedule

After staying home with my son for the past year and a half, I have realized one thing.  As much as I want to embrace the ambiguity of the day, have a free spirit, and fly by the seat of my pants, I need SOME…

50 Toddler Gifts Under $50 – No Batteries Required!

50 Toddler Gifts Under $50 – No Batteries Required!

The holidays are right around the corner!  Are you shopping for a toddler?  Here is a list of 50 gifts for that special toddler, all under $50 for the budget savvy shoppers!  The best part?  None of these gifts require batteries! Sit N Spin Slide Water…

Getting Through A Nursing Strike

Getting Through A Nursing Strike

This past week was one of the toughest emotional weeks since Chulengo was born.  He was sick and had Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease.  He didn’t want to eat or drink anything.  When the poor guy would swallow food, he would screech in pain.  I knew…

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

15 Registry Items I Am Still Using One Year Later

When we were expecting Chulengo, we lived in a small apartment.  So, when we put together our registry, I focused on items that were going to help us out in the long run.  Lucky that I did, because although we have moved since having Chulengo,…

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

5 Favorite Diapering Tools

Congratulations!  You are expecting a baby!!  You know what else you should be expecting?  To change at least 2500 diapers in the first year of your little one’s life.  TWENTY-FIVE HUNDRED!  TWO THOUSAND FIVE HUNDRED DIAPERS!  By golly that’s a lot of diaper changing!  Let’s…