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 

10 Tips for Traveling to Yosemite with a Toddler

10 Tips for Traveling to Yosemite with a Toddler

1. Make a plan to not really have a plan Beforehand, pick out the activities you are interested in doing. Loosely plan to do one activity each day. For example, we were in Yosemite for three days, so we picked three activities to do while 

A Weekend in Yosemite, with a Toddler

A Weekend in Yosemite, with a Toddler

As Chulengo has gotten into his toddler years, we have found that traveling far from home can often be exhausting. Finding a destination that will entertain him while also allowing us to relax a bit is quite challenging. But this past fall, we discovered that 

Halloween Books Your Toddler Will Love

Halloween Books Your Toddler Will Love

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