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A Letter to My Husband – I Couldn’t Do This Without You

A Letter to My Husband – I Couldn’t Do This Without You

These first couple of months adjusting to life with a newborn and a toddler have been beyond challenging for me. I slipped into severe depression almost immediately after we brought the baby home from the hospital and it lasted for about five weeks. My husband […]

Five Educational Toys That Keep My Toddler Busy

Five Educational Toys That Keep My Toddler Busy

My toddler is having to learn how to play on her own these days while some of my time is spent taking care of the baby. Here I share with you our five favorite toys that not only keep her busy for longer periods of […]

What I Wish I Knew About Having a Second Child

What I Wish I Knew About Having a Second Child

As I finally sit down to write a new post, I realize it’s been over a month since I have been able to write anything. A month! What has happened in that month? Oh yeah, I gave birth to our second daughter and man, I […]

Raising Confident Daughters – 8 Ways to Raise Girl Bosses

Raising Confident Daughters – 8 Ways to Raise Girl Bosses

“To my daughter I will say ‘See your beauty without a compliment or a mirror.’ “ – Della Hicks-Wilson I remember the day very clearly when we found out the gender of our first baby. In the moment, I was happy and excited to learn […]

Breastfeeding vs Formula Feeding – Why I’m Choosing to Formula Feed My Second Baby

Breastfeeding vs Formula Feeding – Why I’m Choosing to Formula Feed My Second Baby

I am less than two weeks away from giving birth to my second daughter and have made the decision to only formula feed her. This wasn’t the easiest decision to make, especially with how much society and doctors push us to breastfeed. For example, this […]

Best Baby Stroller Travel Systems – Top Five Picks

Best Baby Stroller Travel Systems – Top Five Picks

Welcome to another edition of my Favorite Things! Today I wanted to share with you the best baby stroller travel systems and the five that are at the top of my list. (This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on one of […]

High Protein, Kid Friendly Smoothie Recipe

High Protein, Kid Friendly Smoothie Recipe

This kid friendly smoothie is perfect for the picky eaters in your family. It packs in lots of fruit, veggies and protein all in one drink. And it’s super easy! As mom’s, we are super busy, so I love a good recipe that is fast […]

To the Girl Who Changed My Life – A Letter to My Firstborn

To the Girl Who Changed My Life – A Letter to My Firstborn

To the Little Girl Who Changed My Life, In less than thirty days, it will no longer just be you, me and Daddy. We will welcome another beautiful baby girl into our family and I will get to watch you grow into the role of […]

Best Breakfast Place in Los Angeles

Best Breakfast Place in Los Angeles

Today’s Favorite Things post is all about my favorite breakfast place in Los Angeles. There’s a lot of competition in this city as far as good restaurants go but let me share with you why this one has made me a regular customer. (I want […]

One Pan Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

One Pan Cheesy Chicken Enchilada Skillet

This one pan dinner recipe couldn’t get any easier! Mexican dishes are my favorite and this is no exception. If you are familiar with the Mexican dish chilaquiles, then you’ll notice that this is a version of that dish but I choose to add chicken […]