Celebrating Valentine’s Day at the Disneyland Resort

Yesterday, my Son and I were able to spend the day at the Happiest Place on Earth, the Disneyland Resort with my parents! Upon arrival we realized, and were instantly thrilled to find out that the park was celebrating Valentine’s Day. The moment we entered, we were welcomed with one large heart in front of…

A Mother’s New Year Resolution… Treat YourSELF!

Normally when the beginning of the year rolls around, I am prepared with my resolutions, goals and a plan for execution, ready as the clock strikes midnight on January 1st.  If my plan were to start my year with a new diet, then I would have my fridge stocked and ready to go… if it…

DIY Halloween Baby Footprint Craft

October is tomorrow and we are excited to have Donovan’s first Halloween this year.   I wanted to commemorate his first Halloween with a craft that we ended up gifting to my Mom. This craft was so easy and cheap to do and ended up being something my Mom adored and hung up immediately in her…

Fear Not! Going Back To Work And Breast Pumping, The Tools You Need And The Laws You Need To Know!

As I am sure many Moms out there can attest to, going back to work after having a baby is TOUGH! I really struggled the last week of my maternity leave with depression and summoning up the guts that I would need to face reality and head back to work; more specifically, the stress of…

My Two Valentines: A Gift for My Husband’s first Valentine’s Day as a Dad

Giveaway details below This is my first Valentine’s Day where I actually have two Valentines; my Husband and my 3-month old son, Donovan (lucky me)! Since it is my husband’s first Valentine’s Day as a Dad, I wanted to do something special for him to remind him how blessed I feel to have him as…

10 Things you need to add to your Baby Registry

When I first discovered that I was pregnant, my husband and I were both so overjoyed, filled with excitement and love. The next emotion though, was a rush of anxiety realizing that I now needed to prepare for this new bundle of joy and I only had 9 months! Being a first timer, I had…

One Thousand Marbles: A Little Story That Inspired Us

When I was at Pepperdine University, I read this story called “1000 Marbles.” You might have heard of it before as it has been passed around through email and social media for many years now. I searched for its origin and was not able to find it, but below is the story: One Thousand Marbles…

5 Ways to Prepare your Dog for Baby

My Husband and I spent a lot of time preparing to become parents. We prepped our home by designing Donovan’s nursery, our skill by taking classes through the hospital and our minds by reading many books about being parents and taking care of a newborn. We were so busy prepping ourselves that we forgot about…