1 year · hashtag · mommyhood · parenting · reality isn't perfect · RIP

Real Life Outside of Social Media

Do you let other people’s “reality” trick you into thinking that your life isn’t good enough or that you aren’t a great parent? I use the term “reality” in quotation marks because in social media terms, I feel as if we view family photos as reality. That we completely buy into the fact that the… Continue reading Real Life Outside of Social Media

1 year · first time mom

Ikea Toddler Wagon/Walker (Product Review)

Post edit, June 8, 2020: I initially wrote this review in 2014.  This wagon isn't available at IKEA anymore, sadly, however, I've found an alternative on Amazon that's close!    With Blake being so mobile now, but not quite walking on his own just yet, I’ve wanted to purchase a walker of some sort.  There’s one at… Continue reading Ikea Toddler Wagon/Walker (Product Review)

1 year · being a mom · being a parent · first time mom · parenting · parenting fail

Blake Led Weaning?

Yeah, sure, I'll give this Baby Led Weaning thing a shot. I just give him whole foods and let him have a go, right? Parenting fail. Cheese sandwich. Face smash. Something just doesn't seem or look right here. WHATEVER. *hashtag*idontknowwhatimdoing (Disclaimer: I do follow BLW blogs and instagrams and I have been reading up on… Continue reading Blake Led Weaning?

1 year · baby · decisions · family · nostalgia · reminiscing

Looking Back. Looking Ahead.

In four weeks my "baby" will be 1 year old.  This last year seems like such a blur, for various reasons.  That thing called "life" happened, I blinked, and here I am. Now, 10 months ago time was crawling, my exhaustion had gotten the best of me, the 5-6 hours of screaming drove Michael and… Continue reading Looking Back. Looking Ahead.