Motherhood & Me, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

10 of my most used baby items: Months NB-3

YAY! You're expecting a little baby, Congrats! It's such a fun and exciting time, but it can also be an overwhelming time. There is so much out there for those teeny tiny babes that you might be wondering what's actually necessary.  In this post I'm going to share my most used baby items from Newborn… Continue reading 10 of my most used baby items: Months NB-3

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Messy Motherhood, Motherhood, Motherhood & Me, Uncategorized

Easter Recap

We had a blast this Easter! We have 2 children, one who is just entering toddlerhood and the other who is right in the thick of it! Our holiday was spent relaxing and I wouldn't have it any other way. We aren't very religious so we didn't attend mass. We stayed in our jammies until… Continue reading Easter Recap

Lifestyle, Messy Motherhood, The Homestead, Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized

7 Tips To Help You Get Into Spring Cleaning Mode!

Do you jump on the spring cleaning bandwagon? I know I do, and I kind of love it. Unfortunately it still hasn't warmed up much in Northeastern PA, so it doesn't feel like Spring. If you struggle with getting into that Spring cleaning groove, I'm here to help! I'm going to share with you some… Continue reading 7 Tips To Help You Get Into Spring Cleaning Mode!

DIY, Lifestyle, Messy Motherhood, Motherhood, Uncategorized

A Target Dollar Spot Easter

I thought it would be fun to share with you what we're getting our children for Easter. I've said this before and I'll say it again, I think I'm pretty practical when it comes to holiday gifting for my children. I don't go too overboard but I have fun with it! This year mostly everything… Continue reading A Target Dollar Spot Easter

Messy Motherhood, Tips & Tricks

Broke Down Baby Momma and the importance of AAA as a parent

I realize that the title of this post may be a little alarming (especially after my last post being about my Postpartum Depression ). But it's actually about how my car broke down the other day and how a potentially stressful situation wasn't that stressful thanks to AAA. I don't want to come off as preachy but… Continue reading Broke Down Baby Momma and the importance of AAA as a parent

Messy Motherhood, Motherhood & Me

Postpartum Depression

Depression. It can be a scary word for some. When I hear the word depression I picture a woman laying in a dark bedroom, blinds closed, weeping and surrounded by tissues. So, when I was diagnosed with postpartum depression myself, I had a really hard time accepting it because that's not me. I'm not the… Continue reading Postpartum Depression

DIY, Lifestyle

DIY Name Banner

This is a fun and easy project that almost anyone can do! I am not an expert crafter or skilled DIYer, so if I can do it... you can too! I made this banner for my daughter as soon as we found out she was a girl (we had her name picked out since I was pregnant… Continue reading DIY Name Banner

Messy Motherhood, Uncategorized, Wingin' It

Bad moms don’t worry if they are good moms

It starts when you're pregnant, the worry, the questioning, the over analyzing EVERY. SINGLE. THING. and it doesn't stop. It's all apart of becoming a mother. Good mom's aren't perfect, let's just get that straight. Good moms yell. Good moms discipline their children. Good moms question themselves. Good moms cry. Good mom's put their kids… Continue reading Bad moms don’t worry if they are good moms

Messy Motherhood, Wingin' It

Potty Training – Part Two

DON'T DO IT! Just let your kid pee and poop their pants until they are old enough to want to potty train themselves, wipe their own asses and clean their own pee. Can you tell potty training isn't going great? I didn't update last week because there hasn't been much change since my Potty Training –… Continue reading Potty Training – Part Two

Tips & Tricks, Uncategorized, Wingin' It

Potty Training – Part One

We've been potty training for 4 days now and it's going surprisingly well. The route I decided to take was to buy "big boy (Minions) under pants" and just put them on and see how it goes. The first day, as you can imagine, was full of accidents. He peed his pants 6 times and… Continue reading Potty Training – Part One