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4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

4 Essential Things I Am Not Planning for Our Family Vacation

My husband and I enjoy international travel because of the many amazing memories we make in the process.  Whether it was getting our car stuck in the mud on the back roads of Costa Rica, hiking through rice paddies in Indonesia, or snorkeling outside of 

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, 

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

6 Books You Will Want to Read to Your Toddler, Over and Over Again

Have you ever read a book to your child and they prompt you to read it again?  And again?  And again?  If you get lucky, your little one picks a book that is enjoyable to read over and over.  But, what happens when the book 

The Biggest Mistake I Made When Moving Cross-Country With a Baby

The Biggest Mistake I Made When Moving Cross-Country With a Baby

I made the biggest mistake.  When we moved to our current city, I thought I had everything organized.  I was on top of it.  Housing figured out.  Cars transported.  Moving contract signed.  Address changed. The one thing I didn’t do was find a Pediatrician for 

5 Essential “NON-BABY” Items You Need for Your Baby

5 Essential “NON-BABY” Items You Need for Your Baby

I love to find multiple purposes for items in my house.  I use a vase under the kitchen sink to store dishwasher pods.  I use binder clips to keep food items fresh.  I even have a bean bag chair in Chulengo’s playroom that is full 

To Chulengo, On Your First Birthday…

To Chulengo, On Your First Birthday…

Dear Chulengo, I am writing this letter to you on your 360th day of life as we prepare to celebrate your first birthday.  I tear up as I type and I haven’t even written anything yet.  I don’t even know where to start, as there 

Review:  Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Review: Dock-a-Tot Deluxe

Pros Lightweight, breathable fabric that comes in fun prints. The cover is machine-washable. Provided an environment where Chulengo slept through the night. Customer service is excellent.  One side of our dock-a-tot seemed a little squishy, compared to when we had first purchased it.  I contacted 

How to Keep Breastmilk Frozen for 14+ Hours While Traveling

How to Keep Breastmilk Frozen for 14+ Hours While Traveling

During our most recent move, I had to figure out how to transport 400 ounces of pumped, frozen breastmilk.  After many hours of research, I found the most efficient, and cost-effective, way to transport milk via plane.  It wasn’t using dry ice.  It wasn’t shipping