Recipes

Easy Baked Potato Wedges Recipe

Hey hey!! Hoping your Monday is going better than expected. I want to share another easy recipe with you all. This recipe was given to me by my sister-in-law and I tweaked it a bit to my taste. I’m such a fan of easy recipes that require minimal ingredients. The Quick Baked Potato Wedges Recipe is just that! I love…

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Motherhood

23 Baby Essentials for New Moms!

Happy Monday! As a mom of 2 under 2, I realized that there are some baby items that I absolutely need and some that I can live without. Not everything that is marketed for babies is useful or practical. Especially as a new mom, you may want to know what you will actually use. Here is my list of 23…

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Recipes

Easy Sweet and Savory Chicken Thigh Recipe

Hey hey! I want to share an incredibly simple, quick, and delicious recipe for lunch or dinner. This chicken thigh recipe requires literally 5 ingredients. When you need to prepare something fairly quick to wow your family and friends, I reccomend this dish. My husband loves this chicken!!     Easy Sweet and Savory Chicken Thigh Recipe Preparation Time: 1…

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Motherhood

10 things we do for our Toddler Bedtime Routine

admin / February 24, 2018

Our toddler is now 21 months.. Where does the time fly?? It seemed like just a little while ago, my husband and I were married. Then I was pregnant. And 9 months later, a beautiful baby boy changed my life forever. One of the many struggles of parenthood is sleep training kids and figuring out a bedtime routine. This is…

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Recipes

Bacon and Egg Fried Rice

admin / December 22, 2017

Hello! Just wanted to share a recipe that I came up with that was both easy and delicious! I know there are many versions of fried rice out there but I wanted to share this one specifically because it doesn’t require ingredients that are “exotic” or just not in your pantry, refrigerator, or freezer. Here is it! . Bacon and…

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Motherhood

Should My Family Implement Attachment Parenting?

You may have heard about attachment parenting as one of the many ways to raise your child. Up until recently, I did not know what attachment parenting was. I was actually looking for a way to calm my seemingly always unhappy toddler when I stumbled upon this parenting style. Because my baby boy was so clingy and just plain annoying…

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Pregnancy

My Birth Plan

In an earlier post, I talked about how to write a birth plan. Here is the one I used for the birth of my son. My Birth Plan: These are my preferences. However, I understand that in a medical emergency, there may be deviations necessary. The health of mom and baby are priority. Mother: Name Name Father: Name Name OB:…

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Pregnancy

How to Write a Birth Plan

You are pregnant and have just heard that people write up birth plans. Now, this may be a new phenomenon to you or you may have already written one up for yourself. When I was pregnant, I did a lot of research and reading and decided that I wanted to write a plan for how the birth of my son…

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Pregnancy

10 Things to Do When You Find Out You’re Pregnant

Whether you were trying to conceive for a while or you and your spouse are surprised with a pregnancy, I think we can all agree on one thing–pregnancy is an exciting and memorable time in a woman’s life. So now that you are officially pregnant, congratulations! How great! You are carrying a new life inside you and 9 months later,…

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Motherhood

14 Things to Do On a Winter/Rainy Day With Your Kids

Here in the Pacific Northwest, our winters are long and cold. Sometimes, winter starts mid-November and lasts all the way until late March. Five months is almost half a year. And that is almost half a year of winter! Winter is beautiful, no doubt. I know many people dream of a white Christmas and all the coziness snow and cold…

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