Introducing Baby to Dog … How It Went (and Still Goes!)

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Before I had my daughter, we spent a decent amount of time trying to prepare our dog Siena for her arrival. Siena is one heck of a pet, but, like any dog or person, she has her idiosyncrasies. For Siena, that includes being a bit skittish and afraid of new things. In the past, she hasn't been a …
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Would You Pass a Car Seat Safety Test?

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Go check the last picture you took of your child in his or her car seat. Is he strapped in correctly? Would your car seat skills pass if there was a pop quiz? I have three young kids. I'm in my child-bearing years. A lot of people I know are also at that stage of life. My Facebook feed blows up …
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EverydayHappy Company: Gentle Products for the Fam

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First of all, when a company has a product name like EverydayHappy it's kind of hard to pass up a product sample. So how could I not want to try products when in addition, the company makes eco-friendly baby care goods AND offers to give me a hug? With three dirty kids, I knew I'd also be able to …
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My New Mom Must-Have: Boppy Diaper Bags

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This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of Boppy via Burst Media. The opinions and text are all mine. Comments submitted may be displayed on other websites owned by the sponsoring brand, Boppy™ Bag Collection. Being a new mom is pretty much the best thing that ever happened to …
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Life With Three Kids: 7 Months In

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To three or not to three? That was the question. As you know, we opted for three; we're more than 7 months into being a family of five. My husband and I wanted three kids, but we talked about it endlessly to be really sure. Is it the right decision? Can we handle three? We decided, hey, we already …
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23 Thoughts New Moms Have

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Being a new mom is quite the adventure. All cliches aside (and, man, those cliches exist for a reason --- it really is hard, awesome and filled with spit-up, diapers and sleepless nights), it's kind of a big roller coaster. One day (or, heck, hour) you feel like you are super mom hear you roar …
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