Author Archive for BabyChin


Twin Bed Considerations and What We Chose

We recently moved the kids to a new room, and decided to transition Jaren into a big boy bed while we were at it, especially since he recently learned how to climb out of his crib! Since we plan on having the kids share a room for awhile, I wanted to get them matching beds that wouldn’t take up […]


Our 6 Step Approach to Saving for Retirement

Over the years, I’ve read and learned so much about how to pay down debt, budget well, and save save save. One popular approach is Dave Ramsey’s seven baby steps, but then I get to step #4 about saving for retirement, and it gives me pause.  There should be other sub-steps just in step #4 alone! There […]

6 on the go breakfast favorites

6 On-the-Go Breakfast Favorites

More often than not, mornings are a mad dash to get out the door, so there’s hardly time for a full, leisurely sit-down breakfast. Their school provides breakfast so it’s not a big deal if they don’t get any at home, but we still like them to have something in their little tummies first thing in the morning. […]


Book Review: Siblings Without Rivalry

Siblings Without Rivalry S U M M A R Y Authors: Adele Faber & Elaine Mazlish Recommended age: This book would be great for all parents who have two or more kids, regardless of their ages. There are so many great tools here that can help parents be aware of their own tendencies to do things […]


Mrs. High Heel’s Ultimate Baby Registry: 2015 Edition

A few years ago, I created an Ultimate Baby Registry that I could direct my friends to because I had some registry regret after I had my first child.  Being the first of my friends giving birth, and not really knowing anyone who had young infants, I was at a loss at what to register for.  Once […]


Waiting is Not Easy… and Other Lessons

What I’m about to share is probably one of the harder parenting decisions I’ve had to make, but I have a feeling it won’t even compare to what’s in store. It has not been easy trying to figure out how to tread the parenting waters. There is a lot of second-guessing as I just try […]


To Hold Time in My Hands

I have always been a sentimental person, but when my dad passed away when I was 16… the intensity of that sentiment grew. It changed me. It dawned on me how short and fleeting life is, and to not take things for granted. There are so many questions I wish I could’ve asked him; so […]

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