Dear Ladies, (Especially Girl Moms) There has been something weighing particularly heavy on my heart. I can’t say it's a new feeling because I have been feeling it for as long as I can remember. As I grow older and find myself in different professional and personal situations it is easier to deal with, but … Continue reading Embrace Yourself — faults and all
Being a pumping mom is hard! When I returned to work after haveing my first daughter she went on a "nursing strike." This meant if I wanted to continue to feed her breast milk, I would have to get to work and start pumping... all... day... long... or so it seemed. Here are 7 of … Continue reading 7 Essentials for Pumping Mammas
When people ask me where to visit in Florida, I always say Tampa Bay, which includes Tampa, St. Petersburg and Clearwater. Personally, I love Tampa. You have the best of coastal living right at your fingertips and a fun vibrant city environment that has so much to offer all ages and stages in life. Disclaimer: … Continue reading Zoo Tampa at Lowry Park
When we told our friends we were moving to Atlanta they, of course, were bummed to see us go, but almost every single one (that had children) mentioned visiting and going to the Georgia Aquarium with us. The thought of having visitors is always appealing and I LOVE exploring my new city, so of course, … Continue reading 12 Do’s and Don’ts When Visiting the Georgia Aquarium
Potty training is not for the faint of heart. This is coming from a mom whose daughter decided on her own she was ready and it was easy breezy from there. However, as a new mom I thought there were so many things I needed to be doing. I read all the methods and as a working mom/executive outside the home, there were only a few windows for me to get this right. I put so much pressure on myself to “get it done” that I didn’t focus on whether SHE was ready. I based her readiness on the mom chat at pick up and drop off and social media telling me other kids her age were already diaper free and I longed to be like them.
As expected, moving from Florida to Georgia has been a huge adjustment. The thing I miss the most is that Florida living feeling. It is hard to describe if you have never lived there but knowing you are just a stone’s throw away from the beach, springs, and all the things that make Florida living … Continue reading Jacksonville Beach, Family Vacation
Sometimes doing anything with a toddler can be intimidating. Lots of parents will put off traveling or even leaving the house, but there is always a silver lining when traveling and experiencing things with your kids.
So these are always hard because EVERY baby is different, but with Ella the following items were lifesavers for us. Bouncy Chair: Have a need to shower, eat or clean? You MUST HAVE a bouncy chair! The best thing is these are not very pricey or big, so you can lug them from room to … Continue reading 7 Must-Haves for Baby: 3-6 months
My daughters and I made our first trip to the High Museum of Art, in Midtown Atlanta last week and we want to tell you all about it. Unfortunately, it was a rainy day and in hindsight, we should have postponed our visit so we could explore and enjoy the entire property and all it … Continue reading High Museum of Art – Atlanta, Winnie The Pooh Exhibit
So here's a little background about me. I am a Florida native (I know, we are a rare breed) who grew up visiting Disney World and Universal Studios to celebrate the occasional birthday, but my dad hated theme parks, so it was always a rare occasion. That said I still got to go a lot … Continue reading Our Year of Unlimited Disney!