Reasons Your Baby Might Be Crying

As I tried to figure out why my baby might be crying last night, it occurred to me this would make a great blog post! Over nearly 9 years of trying to figure out why 4 babies are crying, I’ve come up with quite the mental checklist I work through, and I’m sharing that with you today. Let’s begin with me reminding you all that I’m not a doctor or any kind of medicalView full post »

#BerriesEverywhere & Embracing Life’s Messes

Sponsored by Very Berry Cheerios Three things we love- berries, Cheerios, making messes. Okay, I don’t really “love” that last one, but when you’re a mom 0f 4 (so crazy to type that!), you have to learn to at least embrace them. Sometimes #BerriesEverywhere is just a fact of life. We made this video when I was 40 weeks and 1 day pregnant, and I’m not ashamed to sayView full post »

If I Knew Then What I Know Now

Being a parent for the first time is no joke. I don’t envy those of you holding tiny babies right now that are going through this brand new. While my postpartum recovery seems to get worse after each baby, the babies themselves? They keep getting easier. Also, I think I just keep getting better at taking care of small babies, and I’m owning that. I WISH I could gift every first-timeView full post »

Baby Names Evolution- How We Came Up With All 4 Names

I think it’s always fun to hear how people come up with baby names, so I thought it would be cool to share how we came up with all 4 of ours with you. I actually really dislike naming babies. It’s a lot of pressure! We always end up with names that I love, though. It just takes us a full 9 months to get there. Even when we’ve had a pretty strong feeling that we like a name fromView full post »

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