More and more families are jumping onto the bandwagon of having backyard chickens. And it makes perfect sense: chickens are affordable, enjoyable, and productive little pets! But the biggest question I get asked about my feathered girls is “How much work are they to take care of?” So in real simple fashion, here is a breakdown of our usual chicken chores. Look for the video at the end of the article! Continue reading
This week I’m doing something completely different. I’m not a chef, nor do I even claim to be a food blogger, but I have to share this recipe with you! It’s an extremely healthy, easy-to-make, customizable vegetable soup recipe. And I gotta tell you a secret: my toddler loves this soup! No really – I even have photos to prove it! Continue reading
Baby led weaning is a fun, healthy way to give solids to your little one. I’ve practiced BLW with two kids and I adore it! There’s a lot to learn and a lot of gear out there. After three years of baby led weaning under my roof, I’ve finally made a list of the best gear for baby led weaning. This list includes bibs, high chairs, silverware, plates/bowls, cups, and some other fun stuff!
Now I pass it on to you! Continue reading
I’ve figured out that I’m a combination of a lot of different moms: I’m the super crunchy mom who wants organic everything; I’m the lazy mom who is perpetually wearing yoga pants and the mom bun; I’m the sweet mom who wants to make hand-decorated cookies every week; I’m the strict mom who thrives on consistency and efficiency.
Baby led weaning fits beautifully into all of those personas. And my kids are thriving because of it. Continue reading
Baby led weaning, or BLW, is a way to introduce solids to your baby. It’s fun, it’s easy, and it’s credited with teaching kids to have healthy eating habits. No picky eaters here! But how exactly do you get started? Continue reading
Newborns are incredible, strange creatures. Sometimes it’s hard to remember that they’re really tiny humans, and not wrinkly little aliens.
Here’s my weird cool amazing list of over 20 newborn facts! If you have one that I haven’t listed, drop it in the comments below! Continue reading
Congratulations – you’re expecting! What a wonderful feeling. You’re about to embark on the craziest, and most rewarding, journey of your life. To help make sure you’re prepared and confident about the arrival of your little one, we’ve put together a list of the top ten things you should do to prepare for your baby coming home. (Some of our other articles will go into these topics in greater detail).
While there will most certainly be changes in your life which need to be made, this list – like all of my material – is designed to help you have the best quality start for your child’s life. After all, that’s our job as parents, right?