The Baby Advice You Never Knew You Needed

The Baby Advice You Never Knew You Needed

I've had a few slightly awkward run-ins with strangers lately and it got me thinking about all the unsolicited advice and strong-worded warnings I got, both while I was pregnant and now. One of my best friends is due in February and I can't stop fixating on the fact that people are going to start [...]

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Four Months

Four Months

Everyone told us that four months is the best age and I finally understand what all the hype is about. Riv is the sweetest little guy lately and is making us laugh more than ever. Everything is new and exciting for him and he's become so curious about his surroundings. Whether he's feeling the sand [...]

Camping at Wishon Village

Camping at Wishon Village

At the beginning of August, we took our first camping trip since Riv was born. Before you get too impressed, I should probably disclose that we were in an air conditioned trailer with a full kitchen and bathroom. And the other family we went with cooked all of the meals. And my sister also came [...]

More Love, Less Hate

More Love, Less Hate

Last night, I posted about having a really good day on Instagram. Almost immediately, I felt a huge sense of guilt. While I’m relishing in the fact that my day consisted mostly of a giggling, well-rested baby, a large majority of the world is engulfed in pain, social injustice, and fear. Sure, I’m allowed to [...]

Three Months

Three Months

Three months and things just keep getting more fun! On one hand, it’s crazy to think we’ve been our own little family for this long, but on the other hand, it feels like it’s always been this way. You know when you have a new normal and you almost can’t even remember what things were [...]

Newborn Essentials

Newborn Essentials

I shared the super TMI post about what I loved having on hand for my recovery when I got home from the hospital, but I’ve also been thinking about all the actual baby stuff we use on a daily basis. As a first-time mom, I was asking friends and stalking the internet trying to figure [...]

Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

I'm still not entirely sure how it happened, but summer is already halfway over. Ugh. Insert all the dramatic crying face emojis here. Unlike my husband, who longs for fall and cooler temps, I could do summer year-round and be completely content. Give me all the long days and perfect beach weather, please and thank [...]