Who Are You?! 5 Conversation Starters for New Parents

A friend asked me how I was doing yesterday and I went on and on for 10 minutes about the latest sleep habits going on with Zander. I thought about it after and realized, that is what’s going on, and yes, sleep seems to be the hardest mountain I’ve ever had to climb in my Continue Reading…

5 Ways to Be More Present with Our Children

I recently wrote an article on my experience and thoughts about Being Present with my son Zander. If this concept of being present with your children sounds nice but feels like a million miles away sometimes, try these tips to get connected: 1. If your days are busy and it’s really a challenge to JUST BE, Continue Reading…

10 Fun Questions to Ask Yourself PRE-Baby

When you’re pregnant, at least with your first, there seems to be a lot of stuff we KNOW. We are definitely going to do that, and OMG, we are NOT going to do that. And, this one’s great…”Did you see what that mother did?!” ..thinking to ourselves, that will NEVER be me. Or less obvious Continue Reading…

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow a mystery. Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the present.” There was one thing I knew years before Zander was conceived, throughout my pregnancy, and now, since he’s been here with us. The one thing through it all that has stayed strong and clear is that all Zander Continue Reading…

I thought I knew…

I read so many books while I was pregnant. I’ve consulted a gazillion women and sometimes men, who either walked before me or are currently new parents themselves. There’s a wonderful quote by Natural Mother Magazine that I love to remember and use as my compass, “Research Everything, then follow your instincts.”   It would be Continue Reading…

FP Zen Swing Review

This is a very beautiful swing, aesthetically it’s pleasing, and it is so soft. We have received many compliments on the style, the dragonfly mobile, and the overall look of the product. Our newborn seemed to love being in this and occasionally fell asleep while swinging. I am not sure that the nature sounds or Continue Reading…