Archive for April 2016


One Month into Early Intervention

Sweet P started Early Intervention a month ago, and it has been such a positive experience so far! We started with a developmental therapist/early childhood specialist who comes to our house once a week. Even thought Sweet P has been notorious about going to or even smiling at new people, she has loved Ms. Jen from […]


Stop Doing These Things for Your Toddler

As Jackson gets older, it can be hard for me to remember that I need to back off a bit and start letting him do things for himself. Over the last two years I’ve gotten into such a habit of doing everything for him, and now I’m having to reprogram my brain and learn that he’s […]


The Results are In!

This is an anonymous post series following one of our blogger’s ivf journey in real time. You can read parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, and 7 here. I woke up Wednesday morning with a feeling of dread. I knew it was the day I was getting the blood test done to see if our IVF […]

DIY Wooden Toy Phone

DIY Wooden Toy Phone

I’ve been a fan of wooden toys for as long as I can remember. I’m sure it’s the result of growing up with wooden toys and good ones at that. Now, I’m not a woodworker, so I probably won’t be making anything too fancy, but this play phone is so easy that your kids can […]


40 Party Balloon Ideas

Balloons are one of the most inexpensive ways to make a big visual impact at a party, especially if you don’t use helium. They’re so versatile and with a little diy, you can completely transform them. Here are some of the best, most creative, and easy ways to use balloons for your next party! Yay Balloon […]

Under the Microscope

I’m immensely grateful for the quality and access to care our little guy has received for his congenital heart defect. It has saved his life and allowed him to thrive. I know without a doubt, if he had been born in a country with poor healthcare, he would not have this chance at life. However, […]

Being your own advocate

This being National Infertilty Awareness Week, I thought I would share my thoughts on one of the greatest lessons I learned through my infertility journey: the importance of being your own advocate. Being aware of your treatment plan, educating yourself on it, asking informed questions about what is happening and why, and pushing back on […]

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