My Upcycled Nursery Dresser

Nursery Dresser

You know old furniture can be turned into something more beautiful. When you DIY them, they’ll look more beautiful than ever. Just like turning Cinderella’s old rag into a beautiful gown, you can transform a piece of old furniture into modern or new furniture. On Craigslist, an old dresser was found, and we had to … Read more

Comfy Joey Ring Sling Review and Giveaway!

Ring Sling

I am a huge advocate of babywearing. When my kids were little, I wore both of them just about every single day. Now, my daughter is two-and-a-half and my son is one. I still wear them often, especially when we’re out and about. Hands down, my favorite carrier is a ring sling. My new favorite … Read more

Líllébaby Complete Organic Giveaway

Líllébaby

My very first baby carrier from Líllébaby was one of their Complete Organic carriers. I was blown away by how buttery soft the fabric was right out of the package and from there on out, I was hooked. I loved that I could wear my baby when he was still an infant and no separate insert was … Read more

Wink Diaper Review and a Giveaway!

Wink Diaper

I was thrilled to be given the chance to review Wink Diapers for our readers! These are some of my favorite diaper covers, plus they’re affordable and made from organic materials! I originally came across Wink Diapers through a Facebook giveaway a while back, and later I looked at their products in their Etsy shop. I’ve cloth diapered … Read more

Pretty Baby Naturals Review & Giveaway!

Baby Naturals

Like most mamas, during my first pregnancy I spent a lot of time researching baby products. I definitely knew I wanted to use a more natural, possibly organic, line of baby care products. A few weeks after my daughter was born, we traveled back home to New Jersey. My best friend, Lindsey came to visit … Read more

The Coolest Things About Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

Let’s face it, breastfeeding is hard! It’s not always fun and sometimes it hurts and it certainly is not always easy. But is it worth it? That answer, of course, will vary from mama to mama. Many mothers cannot breastfeed for a number of reasons, but for a mother who is willing and able to give her child … Read more

The Story About TJ’s DIY Baby Book

DIY Baby Book

A child’s life is full of delightful new experiences, especially during the early years. When I was pregnant with my son, I wanted something to document all these precious memories. After searching around, nothing really spoke to me, even with some very expensive options. We got gifted a baby book from the baby shower. It … Read more

Baby Carrier Review and Comparison: Ergo, Beco & Líllébaby

Baby Carrier

If you have tried babywearing, I know you love it. If you are considering it, you will love it. I have always loved my old Beco carrier, which stood the test for both my husband and me. We used it well into toddlerhood, probably to the max recommendation of 4 years.  Now on my second baby, … Read more

Baby Bullet Review and Giveaway

Baby Bullet

My first time around in the mothering department, I was never interested in making my own baby food. It never even sparked my imagination to try. My son Gavin was strictly Earth’s Best jar food fed, and he LOVED it (maybe only because he never knew anything different). I have nothing against the jarred food and … Read more

My Birth Center Experience

Birth Center Experience

Even before I became pregnant with my second baby, I knew I wanted to go a different route when it came to my prenatal care and birth support team. While my experience with my OB and a hospital in 2009 wasn’t awful, I felt I got very lucky with supportive nurses when it came to … Read more

Charlie’s Super Cool Gnome Birthday Party

Birthday Party

When Mama Say What?! mama Rose was deciding what theme to use for her son’s Charlie’s first birthday, she came across a gnome costume and the theme was born. I absolutely love this adorable and unique theme. Rose did an amazing job with this party and I know that Charlie will look back on it when … Read more

E & R’s Rainbow First Birthday

Rainbow First Birthday

This mama wanted to do something fun and awesome for her twin boys’ first birthday. She didn’t really want a theme other than color, and she totally made it all work. She made lots of cookies, baked a beautiful six-layer cake, DId TWO beautiful stats chalkboards, and had lots of fun doing all of it … Read more

Babywearing Made My Life Easier + a Beco Carrier Giveaway!

Beco Carrier Giveaway!

**Scroll to the bottom for the winner.** Babywearing Made My Life Easier + a Beco Carrier Giveaway! I wasn’t very knowledgeable about the benefits of babywearing when I was pregnant. My mama raved about the baby carrier she had in the early 1980s and a close friend of mine recommended her Moby Wrap when she had her son … Read more

10 Tips for Bottle-feeding a Breastfed Baby

Bottle-feeding a Breastfed Baby

All too often I go in to a doctor appointment or partake in a survey related to my child-rearing processes and get asked the question: “Is your baby breast-fed or bottle-fed?” My response is always the same, “Well, both… he doesn’t get formula if that’s what you’re asking.” Breastfeeding and bottle-feeding are not necessarily two … Read more

Bummis Sun Line Swimwear Review and Giveaway!

Sun Line Swimwear

It is finally summer! For mamas of little ones, that means making lemonade, coloring with sidewalk chalk and, of course, swimming at the pool! Bummis has recently come out with a super adorable ‘Sun Line’ which includes sun caps, UV-protection tee-shirts and tankinis, and swim diapers. I was sent a sun hat, a tankini and a diaper … Read more

SoftBums Echo Cloth Diaper Review and Giveaway!

SoftBums Echo Cloth Diaper

I contacted SoftBums about reviewing their AI2 named the Echo. They have been wonderful to work with, shipped quickly, and the diaper is adorable! An AI2 (all-in-two) has a snap-in soaker that can stay attached in the laundry. So easy! This particular set came with a “one-size super dry touch pod” soaker (called a pod by SoftBums) … Read more

Bitybean Baby Carrier Review and Giveaway!

Bitybean Baby Carrier

Before my first daughter was born in 2011, I invested in a soft structured carrier with an infant insert and, when she was a few weeks old, I purchased a cotton-blend wrap. Although I like both of those carriers for different reasons, I ran into two problems with both of them. They both tend to … Read more

Lotus Bumz Diaper Review and Giveaway!

Lotus Bumz Diaper

I adore the Lotus Bumz diaper I was recently sent to review. This one-size pocket diaper is pretty standard as far as cloth diapers go, and we’ve had nothing but good experiences with it. First off, it’s really cute. We received the “bicycles” print from the Lotus Bumz Exclusive Collection. It’s really colorful and works … Read more

How to Make Your Own DIY Mesh Water Ring Sling

Ring sling

Summertime is fast approaching! Soon, you’ll be able to take a refreshing dip in the pool, attend lakeside barbecues and feel the sand between your toes at the beach. What’s a mama to do with her infant when she wants to enjoy the water? Here’s a simple DIY idea to make your own ring sling … Read more