Eryn

The reality of not being able to afford diapers

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Imagine the joy of having a sweet new baby. The smells and coos and endless cuddles. Only to have reality set in shortly after, you just can't afford diapers. The financial burden of having...

Our baby has a lip tie and we had no idea

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  Our youngest is 18 months old and we just found out that he has a lip tie. We were floored- we had no idea that this was even a thing. We've heard of...

We went Plant Based Dairy Free, and we LOVE it!

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Usually people start a new diet or a lifestyle change for the New Year, but we are changing things up and doing a MAJOR lifestyle overhaul mid-year. I never thought that I would get...

“First Day Ready” Checklist

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Printable First Day Ready Checklist! Summer, why do you always slip away so fast??? As we are {very} quickly approaching the start of the school year, we've put together a First Day Ready Checklist to...

Self-Care For the Win

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  The illusion of self-care is one that I have been chasing for some time. I love the idea of self-care. I need self-care…we all do. So why is it that self-care has been such...

5 hacks for traveling alone with small kids

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I recently went on a trip with my two youngest children (5 and almost 1). This was my first time traveling alone with them.   I am a planner…I like to pack well ahead of time....

Random Acts of Kindness Day

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National Random Acts of Kindness Day Today (February 17th) is National Random Acts of Kindness Day and the perfect opportunity to show our kiddos how simple it is to spread kindness.   It is a day that we...

Teething. Please Pass the Wine.

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Teething. Please Pass the Wine. You would think that by baby #4, I would be an expert on teething, but I still feel like I don’t have a clue as to what I am doing....

I’m sorta rich. Loaded, actually.

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I'm sorta rich. Loaded, actually. Seriously, wealth is all around me. OK, OK, now don't get jealous, because I have a little secret to tell you. It's not the kind of wealth you're probably assuming.  You...

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Emergency Room

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It is inevitable that with a house full of boys we would end up in the emergency room...again. This time was the worst. But I do have to say, keeping a cool, calm and...

Maximizing Business Travel with Kids

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Business travel and little kids generally don't mix, but when you win an all expenses paid trip to New York City, business travel and little kids is a MUST! Initially, I was in denial that...

Heatstroke death is a growing yet preventable problem

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I'm sure you've noticed the news reports over the past couple of years…..”baby (or child) left in hot car and dies”. This headline has become more and more of an everyday headline than ever...

The Wows and Woes of Breastfeeding

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We all have that friend who is totally anti-nursing and the friend who is a die hard breastfeeding advocate.  I happen to be a huge breastfeeding fan...no crazy sit-ins at the White House, but I...

I’m setting intentions NOT resolutions for the new year

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We've all seen the meme..."I'm not making new year resolutions this year because nobody likes a sober, skinny b**** anyway". You know you laughed. And if you are like me, every New Year, you make new resolutions....

Baby #4 and the “Aging” Mom

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I'm pregnant with my fourth child, and while I'm still young, {I will be 34.5 years old at delivery to be exact}, I am on the brink of "advanced maternal age". When I first...