Category: Babies

Irresistible Baby Girl Finds

Irresistible Baby Girl Finds

I was so excited when I found out I was having my first daughter. Now I’ve been around the block a few times and have two girls and one boy. Here are my top picks for baby girls; perfect for baby showers, birthdays, or just pampering your little princess.

DIY Baby Sensory Bin & Helpful Essentials

DIY Baby Sensory Bin & Helpful Essentials

Easily and cheaply make a DIY baby sensory box for baby to explore shapes, colors and textures.

Mommy Must-Haves for Little Boys

Mommy Must-Haves for Little Boys

Having a baby boy changes everything. Even after I had two girls, our little boy added a whole new element to our family life. My toddler son is very active, adventurous and affectionate and I find it necessary to channel his energy into productive routines. Here are some things that have helped me navigate mommy life with a busy little boy.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Family Adventures with Joovy

Family Adventures with Joovy

Traveling with young kids or even going shopping can be tricky. I absolutely love our Joovy Caboose Ultralight Stroller. It has everything; seats, platforms, secure restraints, pockets, pouches, storage areas, and it easily folds up to fit in the trunk of my Civic.

9 Unique Winter Nursery Essentials

9 Unique Winter Nursery Essentials

So much can go into a baby nursery and when you are shopping for a baby it can be a bit overwhelming to decide what’s essential and which items are extra. Here are some of my personal favorites for decking out my baby’s nursery and keeping my baby cozy all winter long.

Cozy Kangapouch Down Fill Baby Sleep Sack

Cozy Kangapouch Down Fill Baby Sleep Sack

Not too hot and not too cold, this cozy Kangapouch for babies and toddlers is just right! I am so excited to share with you my recent find, a wearable down comforter for my baby! Every mom struggles with keeping a baby warm without creating an unsafe sleep space with loose blankets or materials that could cause baby to overheat. This sleep sack delivers warmth within a streamlined design that also grows with baby!

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Natural Baby Basics for Teething & Diapering

Natural Baby Basics for Teething & Diapering

Teething and diapering are two baby basics with many natural options to cover these needs. I’m excited to share with you some Eco-friendly alternatives I’ve successfully used with my 3 kiddos.

Motor Skill Activities for Babies

Motor Skill Activities for Babies

Encourage baby to discover new skills with a DIY baby sensory box, practice with self-feeding, and homemade textured baby board books!

How to Play With Your Baby & Stimulate Their Senses

How to Play With Your Baby & Stimulate Their Senses

This sweet little girl has brought so much joy to our lives already. She loves to smile and make eye contact. She has just recently started giggling too which melts my heart! I think baby laughter is THE sweetest sound in the world. Even though she’s barely 4 months old she already loves to play and have that one-on-one attention from us. With my first baby I remember feeling lost as to how to play with a little baby who can’t really do much, especially when they are only a couple months old. However, playing with your baby and stimulating their growing brain is important for developing things like motor skills, social skills and even just bonding with mom and dad. Here are a few ideas to get you thinking about how to play with your baby during the infant stage!

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.

DIY Magic Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

DIY Magic Stain Remover For Baby Clothes

This easy DIY stain remover made with 3 simple ingredients has saved many cute baby clothes from ruin! Instead of throwing out stained clothes, give this magic stain remover a try.

How to Clean Cloth Diapers

How to Clean Cloth Diapers

Washing cloth diapers is actually quite simple. Just as many families’ wash routine for clothing is different, there are many different ways to wash cloth diapers.

Essentials for All Diaper Bags

Essentials for All Diaper Bags

Moms know, stuff seems to pile up with each kid that you add to your family. The most intense stage for me is the baby stage, when you have to carry all of the baby’s things AND carry the baby. My 12 month old is so close to walking and once that happens I will feel like I’ve finally “arrived” in some ways. My baby boy is so eager to be able to get around on his own. Up until baby begins to crawl or walk and even after, there are lots of essentials that you need to bring with you everywhere you go. After experiencing all the happenings that come along with having 3 kids, here is my list of diaper bag essentials for covering your bases without bringing too much along.

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Katie enjoys all things creative; DIY projects, photography, decorating and family adventures. She feels blessed to be a stay-at-home mom with 3 kids and many artistic outlets.

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Healthy Homemade Baby Food with Raw Ingredients

Making your own healthy and fresh baby food requires a bit of planning but it’s completely worth it!

My Hospital Bag Checklist

My Hospital Bag Checklist

Here’s a look at what I have in my ready-to-go hospital bag the second time around and some tips for packing a hospital bag for yourself.

Baby Girl Nursery Tour

Baby Girl Nursery Tour

Now that I am well into my third-trimester the “nesting” bug is in full force! I am desperate to have everything clean, organized, decorated and ready to go! I think I’m driving my husband nuts with our to do list πŸ™‚ Good thing he loves me and knows how to handle me. Obviously my baby girl’s nursery is on the front of my mind these days. I wanted to give you all a little sneak peak tour of the nursery we’ve been preparing for our sweet girl! It’s not “Pinterest perfect.” It doesn’t look like a high end designer baby girl nursery. It won’t be featured in Baby Vogue (no I don’t think that really exists). But we put our love, time, hard work and thought into creating a cozy, safe and beautiful space to care for our little girl and that’s what is important. Being about a month out from my due date, it’s nice to feel like everything is ready to welcome Baby Girl home! So without further ado… welcome to our Baby Girl’s Nursery!Β Come on in, and I’ll show you around.

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Karen and her husband of 7 years have one active but very sweet toddler boy and a happy baby girl. She loves being mommy, spending quality time with friends and family, traveling and trying new things.