Travel Pumps


Let me start by saying we are a traveling family.  My husband and I love to travel.  Whether it is to see family or to explore, we love to be on the go.  We are lucky because our oldest son adjusts easily to new settings and time zones so we continued traveling once he arrived.  Baby number two joined our family…

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10 tips to make breastfeeding work (or not) !


Breastfeeding was a challenging, tough and long journey for me.  In fact, it is still a struggle three months in with baby number two!  Like many other mommies, I had a host of complications.  I tried and used nipple shields, breast shields, latch assists, creams, ointments and pads.  I felt like I had a tougher time than anyone else.  But, don’t be…

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Dry Box can save a wet phone!


It’s a parents’ dream: I finally had both boys down for the night and decided to take a nice and relaxing bath in my recently redone bathtub! The bliss was sadly interrupted when I dropped my phone in the bath water! My entire second pregnancy, our home was under construction and then ONE WEEK before I had Judd, we finally…

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Holiday Travels Small Toy List


Holiday 2016 is our first experience traveling with TWO littles! So, in preparation, I started collecting and packing some small toys for my two-year-old’s and three-month-old’s personal on-flight entertainment. I always find my toddler enjoys some new toys while leaving his regular favorites at home. These are my “surprise toys” and since he has never seen them before, we can…

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Easy and Yummy Maple Chicken


This chicken recipe is one of the best I have ever found.  It is super easy to make, uses only 7 ingredients, no marinating necessary and is prepped, cooked and finished in under an hour! My husband and Zane both love this chicken and the leftovers are even better the next day after sitting in the sauce in the refrigerator.…

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Top 10 Baby Registry Items


Congratulations! It’s baby prep time and I am going to try to make an overwhelming process easier for you! First, I recommend opening a registry at Nordstrom because they have the best return policy.  I broke a diaper bag from them and two years later they replaced it, no questions asked!  Also, register at Buy Buy Baby and Amazon.  Conversely,…

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Magnetic onesies YES!


We were recently sent a “magical” magnetic onesie as a baby gift for Judd.  I had seen these before but had always assumed they would open up all the time on the baby. I was so wrong!  These are super-soft, with cute patterns and well-sized feet (because those footies for baby with teeny little feet…what are those?!) but the magnetic…

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Growth Chart Rulers Rule


The holiday season is already here and so often it is hard to know what fun gift to give to kiddos.  While there are so many toys to choose from, I have a great offer for you if you want to get something different, unique and made by a wonderful Austin artisan.   This handmade wood ruler growth chart from White Loft…

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Best Strollers


Let me start by saying I think everyone should own an easy-to-fold, compact and light stroller for everyday and travel uses.  In my research, I found three strollers that are better than the rest: GB Pockit, Mountain Buggy Nano or the Baby Zen YoYo. There are a million strollers on the market and each serves a different need. If you are a minimalist…

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Hello Y’all!


Hi! I am Michelle, a mom to two beautiful boys who are both under two! I live with my awesome husband and our dog, Nola, in Austin, Texas. In my previous life (as I like to call it) I owned and operated an alternative therapy clinic for children with special needs. The passing of a wonderful friend of mine led…

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