Here’s a fact for you: the average baby will go through 3000 disposable diapers in one year. Think about that for a second. Now, here’s another fact: the average baby will go through… wait for it… 15 cloth diapers in one year. Amazing,...
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 before. The statistic is 37...
Updated December 2018 As Central Florida moms, we have a little thing in our backyard called the Walt Disney World Resort. I mean, how lucky are we that we're all neighbors to the most magical place on Earth, and can...
Officially, Lactation Professionals go by a handful of different titles. IBCLC (International Board Certified Lactation Consultant), CLC (Certified Lactation Counselor), Lactation Educator, and Lactation Specialist are a few of the most common titles you'll come across in the US. Unofficially,...
​ Do you obsess about milestones and when your child should be doing something? As a mom of two teens, I’d like to offer this advice to moms of littles. Stop. Stop worrying. Don’t compare your own child's “firsts” to your friends’...
*author's note: "I would like to preface this post with a few thoughts. When these words originally went live on Orlando Mom's Blog, I received a good amount of push back from single moms and those advocating for single moms,...
I’m currently 8 months pregnant with my fourth child and while I’m so excited to meet our little girl, there is so much that I am not looking forward to repeating. The baby stage is just not my thing and...

1 + 1 = Done?

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So you're done? That's it right? When we found out we were having a boy, family as well as complete strangers basically put a "Closed" sign on my uterus. "Well there you go, you have one of each...The set is...
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 definitely am pro-nursing. But not...
I'm a Type A. There's no denying it. I love to plan out my color-coded calendar months in advance and our vacations down to the smallest details. I've researched my daughter's extracurricular activities years before she was old enough to join...

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 heard this, I literally said...

The Giving Glider

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Resting on top of the glider in our room is a pile of my clothes that I need to put away, hand-me-downs from our nieces that need to be parceled out between my kids, and my backup Halloween outfit. ...
Why are there so many parenting clichés? From the moment we reveal that we are expecting a little bitty life changer, we seem to elicit a reel of repeated responses. And it never stops. Even though I have only...
Orlando Moms, you don't want to miss this sale! The BIG Just Between Friends Children's Consignment Sale is happening this week at XL Soccer World! September 23-25th - doors open daily at 9am Expect savings of 50-90% off of retail...

When Mommas Lose It

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I hit the wall. My daughter, Ella, was two and I slammed my palm into drywall. To keep myself from doing the unthinkable, I put a hole in the wall of my hallway. With my hand. She had screamed for...

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Family Friendly Restaurants: Central Florida

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In my house, eating is kind of a big deal. We frequent some favorite family-friendly restaurants around Central Florida and I reached out to...