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When my first baby turned one I was that mom who had planned the party for months and had a secret Pinterest board full of ideas. I’m not kidding, I......

  Click below to buy from these retailers: For some reason I really had a difficult time trying to figure out the best option for babyproofing the doors in our home. Once......

Click below to buy from these retailers: When it came time to baby proof our house one of the first things I knew I’d need to invest in was a solid infant safety gate. There......

Click below to buy from these retailers: My family is always on the go! We enjoy traveling and haven’t let having kids slow us down. In fact, my husband and I figured that......

Click below to buy from these retailers:   Even before my son was born I researched bibs. Yes, you heard me right. I’m that crazy mama who wanted to be prepared well in......

Click below to buy from these retailers: I set out to find a high chair that would look good in my kitchen while also being easy to clean and use. After doing quite......

Click below to buy from these retailers: I don’t know about you, but over the past two years I’ve purchased multiple sippy cups in search of the one that is easy to use......

During the summer of 2016 I came up with the idea to start a tot product review site. After lots of hard work, TeeterTot was born and the site launched......

Hi everyone!  I’m so excited because today I am participating in a Christmas Décor Home Tour.  I have teamed up with a few other bloggers to showcase our Christmas decorations during......

  Click below to buy from these retailers: Once my son transitioned from his baby bathtub to the regular bathtub I quickly realized that I needed to remove the drain because he......

Click below to buy from these retailers: When my son became old enough to transition from his baby bathtub to the regular bathtub I was very concerned about safety. I wanted to......

Click below to buy from these retailers: While my son was in the Special Care Nursery after his premature birth the nurses would often swaddle him. He seemed to really enjoy this and......

Click below to buy from these retailers: I have absolutely loved the Keekaroo Peanut Changer and am so glad that I purchased it. This was definitely a splurge, as most diaper changing pads......

It’s October and fall has arrived here in Minnesota. While I’m always a bit sad when summer comes to an end, there is something special about fall. I love the crisp air, colorful......

Click below to buy from these retailers:   This is a product I really wish I had known about when my son was a baby. The receiving blankets I had for him were......

  Click below to buy from these retailers:   The phil&teds Traveller is the way to go if you are going to travel with your baby in tow. I have a Graco......

Becoming a parent has been the most rewarding thing that I’ve ever experienced, but with it comes new fears – not for me, but for my kids. I’ll never forget......

Background When my son was an infant I remember reading a research study that found that running a bedroom fan had been shown to decrease the risk of sudden infant......

  My son drooled a ton as a baby and, as luck would have it, my daughter has followed in his footsteps. With having two kids who drool, I have......

Click below to buy from these retailers: I love taking the kids outside during the summer since we spend so much time indoors during the long Minnesota winters. We often go to......

When Josh and I moved into our new home in the summer of 2012 I was excited about the kitchen space – the granite countertops, fun backsplash, and stainless steel......

Click below to buy from these retailers: My son was introduced to swimming when he was 6 months old and even though he was pretty good at back floating I wanted to find something that......

Click below to buy from these retailers: This past April my family vacationed in Marco Island, Florida. We stayed in a vacation rental that had a private pool and my two year-old......

Click below to buy from these retailers: The Speedo Begin to Swim UV Bucket Hat is a must have for all babies who enjoy spending time outside having fun in the sun.......

  Life can get crazy and this past year has been very busy. Early last summer I sat down and started working on blog posts to highlight some of my......

Every now and then I hope to highlight nonprofit organizations that I think you may be interested in learning more about. My husband and I enjoy volunteering and feel that......

In August 2012 we made the big move from Minneapolis to the suburbs. Josh and I knew we wanted to start a family at some point and the home we......

If you are anything like our family, Amazon continues to grab a larger share of our wallet given the convenience of having products delivered right to our doorstep – within two......

I opened one of my kitchen cupboards this past week and realized that I have an entire space dedicated to water bottles and insulated coffee mugs. They are housed in......

Last summer I spent hours on Pinterest looking for design inspiration for Chase’s new room. I found a metallic wood wall that I loved and followed the link to Project Nursery......

My sister, Claire, was able to come visit us in Minnesota this past week. We had a wonderful time. Both Chase and Kate are sure blessed to have such a......

I have wanted to share Chase and Kate’s rooms on the Project Nursery website for a long time. I finally found some time over the past week to upload everything to the site.......

I always enjoy visiting Waikiki and am glad that we had the opportunity to spend some time there prior to departing for the main land. We are big fans of......

Earlier today we packed up our bags and flew from Kona back to Honolulu. The Kona airport was very easy to navigate and there were many airline workers who offered to......

So the plan had been for my parents to celebrate Chase’s first birthday in Hawaii since they were not planning on traveling to Minnesota two weeks later for his actual birthday.......

Unfortunately we were unable to make the trip to Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park. We decided that it would be too difficult to take an active 11-month-old on an all day......

Waikoloa Beach – Hawaii Chase loves swimming in the pool and we thought it would be fun to take him to the beach to swim in the ocean. As I......

After a morning full of sun and swimming we decided that it might be fun to explore the northernmost part of the island. We all piled into the car and......

After spending a wonderful week in Palm Springs with my Mom, it was time to move even further west to Hawaii. Mom, Chase, and I drove back to Los Angeles......

We have been down to the pool everyday since arriving in Palm Springs. Chase absolutely loves his baby float! We purchased the float for him last summer and subsequently found......

I’m happy to say that Chase and I survived our trip from Minneapolis to LAX. To be honest, I had been somewhat nervous about flying by myself with an 11......

So far this winter has been quite mild. There is barely any snow on the ground and the grass is visible and has yet to be suffocated by snow that......

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