Category Archives: preparing for baby

Must Have Gifts for the New Mom

Sometimes it’s hard to know what to get for a new mom. To help you, I’ve made a list of my favorite things as a new mom! Get to shopping, the holidays are right around the corner! Here we go… … Continue reading

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5 Must Haves for the Perfect Nursery

Of course, there’s the typical nursery essentials of having a crib, changing table and glider chair, but having set up our second nursery, I’ve decided there are 5 must haves for the perfect nursery. This list is both minimal and … Continue reading

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mentally preparing for baby #2

Thoughts on becoming a mother of two and a great resource for mothers and mothers-to-be. I’m honored to be a Similac Strong Moms Ambassador, a sponsored blog partner, this year. Mentally preparing for a baby is a hard thing to … Continue reading

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Evenflo ProComfort Symphony DLX car seat review

This post is sponsored campaign with the One2One Network on behalf of Evenflo. Thanks for supporting companies I believe in and allowing me to create more unique content for you. When we moved Liam from infant car seat to a convertible … Continue reading

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bibs #review

My friend and fellow mom here in Charleston, Yana, has started a baby boutique, hand-making and selling exceptionally cute and durable bibs and children’s purses. Yana left a career in science and her sister-in-law, Jennifer, has moved to being a … Continue reading

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doie lounge robe for a new mom {giveaway}

When you’ve just had a baby, all you want to do is feel comfortable and pretty. Anything that will make you look rested, while allowing you to rest is key. I practically lived in my yoga gear for the first … Continue reading

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baby journal {review & giveaway}

How precious is this Baby Journal!? I instantly fell in love with it and the cute and unique illustrations with in it. It’s full of places to make it your own with words and/or photographs. Recently, I spent a lot … Continue reading

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a cheaper video baby monitor

In the months leading up to Liam’s birth, Caroline and I spent time researching options for playing big brother (big parents??) on Liam. There are various baby monitor products on the market, from basic 2-way audio monitors to fancy color monitors … Continue reading

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hospital bag necessities

Some of you may remember how I did an episode of  ‘What’s in your…?’ on That’s What we Said and I did it for the contents of my hospital bag. Now the time has come to reveal what I actually found … Continue reading

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Wanna Bet?

How about we play a little guessing game? I’m going to let you comment below and place your bets as to whether we are having a girl or a boy. All of the entries who get it right, will be … Continue reading

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