Sophie James, You have been with us on this side of life for three months today and goodness has it flown. I remember the day you joined us so very vividly but I want to make sure to get it down “on paper” so that just like with your sister, you can always be reminded […]

July 16, 2022

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The Birth of Our Sophie James

Ellie's Favorites

Guava Travel Crib – A friend of ours got this for us because she said it’s the best and she was SO RIGHT (thank you, Laura!!)! Not only does it fold up into a case that makes it easy to travel with but it also makes a great little play pen if we need to […]

April 27, 2021

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Ellie’s Current Favorites (8 Months Old)

Baby food

Hi hi hi! Since showing snippets of Ellie eating, I have gotten so many questions from friends and readers about what we have done so far. I love that you guys are asking questions and that you’re trying to determine what is best to do with your child! Please keep doing that! I’m not an […]

March 31, 2021

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Introducing Solids to Ellie Joy Pt. 1

Nursing Friendly Capsule

Something I didn’t expect to battle with postpartum is having such a hard time getting dressed. It’s such a minor thing in the grand scheme of life, I know, but it’s just one more thing to add onto the rest of the giant list that I’ve experienced and thought, “Well shoot. Mamahood is hard!” I […]

March 18, 2021

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Nursing-Friendly Capsule + A New Unexpected Brand that I Love

baby feeding must haves

Ellie Joy is officially six months old which means that we’ve put food in her precious little belly for six months. Woof, baby feeding can be tough journey. Ours has been all over the place (and is still changing from time to time) so I’m going to do my best to break it into chunks […]

February 23, 2021

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Our Baby Feeding Essentials + Adaptable Routine

Newborn cloth diaper

While I was pregnant with Eleanor (even before then actually) I did a lot of research on baby essentials. Despite what the baby industry will make you think, babies need very little: milk and diapers are the two most basic necessities. We’ll discuss baby feeding in a separate post. As for the diapers, I knew […]

January 7, 2021

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Cloth Diapering Our Newborn


New Mama Bundle that I shared about in the LIVE can be found HERE! It has already been 13 weeks since our Ellie girl made it into this world! You can read a letter that I wrote to her about how all of that happened HERE. Everyone warns you that time flies with a newborn […]

November 20, 2020

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Fourth Trimester Essentials for Baby & Mama

Stroller Comparison

When it came time to determine which stroller we wanted, we knew that we wanted to invest in something we’d be able to use for all of the children we’d love to have eventually, one that could hold multiple children at a time (we think it would be great to have kids close in age […]

October 24, 2020

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Why We Invested in the Nuna Pipa Carseat + Nuna Grow Stroller




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