When You Feel Like This During Christmas

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Christmas is NEXT WEEK. Some of us are totally ready for it. Our gifts are wrapped and under the tree. Our menus are planned, our fridges are stocked with food, and our Christmas cards were mailed out the day after Thanksgiving. Others of us still have presents to purchase, wrap, AND mail out. We haven’t thought much… 

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Family Christmas Traditions With The Help Of Macy’s

One of my favorite things about having little ones is how it gives me the chance to see the world through their eyes. This time of year, seeing their excitement for the Christmas season has a way of bringing the magic back into the holidays. It reminds me of all the great memories from my own childhood. Every year… 

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Pink Zebra Review & Giveaway

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Edit: Winner of the Pink Zebra Giveaway is Abby Hoekstra! Abby, peak in your inbox for an email from me about how to claim your prize! Thank you to everybody who entered! When Jake and I got married and moved into a place of our own, one of the things I was most excited about… 

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VTech Toys Gift Pack Giveaway

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It’s that time of year when I find myself walking through the toy aisles trying to come up with the perfect Christmas gifts for my kids. Honestly, it can be a little overwhelming. It seems like there are so many directions I can go, and the last thing I want is another toy that’s just… 

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Coborns Delivers Giveaway & Coupon Code

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This week cold weather came to the Twin Cities out of nowhere. With snow on the ground first thing Monday morning, overnight we were forced to switch gears from Fall to Winter, meaning everything takes just a little longer. As a mom with small kids, when I think about cold weather, I think about all… 

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From One Mom To Another: You Make It Look Easy (But I Know Better)

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This morning I did some pajama shopping for my kids while my mom watched them. While I was perusing the store by myself I had time to notice moms around me who had their kids with them. I watched as a mom held her baby in one arm while she paged through racks of clothes… 

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Freshly Picked Baby Moccasins Review & Giveaway

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Before I start this week’s review and giveaway, I want to announce last week’s winner of the Hold Me Close Nursing Scarf! Thank you to everyone who entered! The winner is Lindsay Buhner! Lindsay, I’ll be in touch soon to get you your scarf! If you didn’t win, I have good news for you! There’s… 

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Rodan + Fields Sunless Tan Review

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It’s November in Minnesota. That means the days are getting shorter, colder, and I haven’t had a tan in months. It’s this time of year that I find myself feeling a little extra frumpy and need serious motivation to take care of myself. When Jenni Kroese, independent consultant for Rodan + Fields, offered to send… 

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Hold Me Close Nursing Scarf Review & Giveaway

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Before having my fourth baby, I was always pretty modest when it came to nursing. With my first, I’d always go to a separate room. With the twins, I exclusively pumped and bottle fed. But now, with Case, I have found myself being forced to nurse in the most unusual of spots. Mostly, because my… 

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You Asked: How I Get My Kids To Nap At The Same Time

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If you’ve been following my blog for a while, you’ve probably noticed I don’t often share a lot about the specific parenting strategies we use. There are a couple reasons for this. First and most importantly, I don’t EVER EVER EVER want to come across like I’m an expert. I assure you I am not!… 

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