Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

Baby Juliza is 2 and a half years old now. Old enough that I may have to stop referring to her as “baby” Juliza soon. You would think that sometime during that period, she would have learned how to sleep. As in all the way through the night. Not halfway. Not a quarter. But all… Continue reading Mornings with a Two-Year-Old Rebel

Child of Mine Will Get Kids Ready to Swim

Last year was interesting. When my family and I lived in an apartment complex with a pool, we spent a lot of time in the water during the late spring and summer. All of us love to swim, and even infant Juliza loved bouncing and kicking as she floated. But when we moved into our… Continue reading Child of Mine Will Get Kids Ready to Swim

Affordable Nursing Bras and Basics that are Actually Comfy

By some miracle, Juliza and I have made it 22 — almost 23 — months strong on our breastfeeding adventure. And though I had all these grand plans to be done with nursing by the time she turned 2, it seems my little one has other plans. I’ve decided to practice child-led weaning with her, so… Continue reading Affordable Nursing Bras and Basics that are Actually Comfy

Walmart’s New Baby Box: Try It for Just $5

New motherhood can turn a person into a product junkie. With my oldest daughter, there was a lot of trial and error. I was a first-time mom and was learning by experience. Plus my daughter had a sensitive stomach and sensitive skin. If I could go back and do it over, I would breastfeed her… Continue reading Walmart’s New Baby Box: Try It for Just $5

EcoZoo Backpacks Great for Little Characters (+Giveaway)

My daughter started Pre-K this year, and it was a big step for us. While she had been to preschool before, the knowledge that this was pre-kindergarten reminded me that soon, my daughter will be old enough to attend regular school. Pre-K doesn’t require a whole lot of supplies, but I did want to get… Continue reading EcoZoo Backpacks Great for Little Characters (+Giveaway)