Jerika Welch

Jerika is a young stay-at-home mom to one very rambunctious little boy. She writes at her personal blog, Everyday Bay, about her adventures of being a first-time mom as well as documenting her son's modern baby style. She and her family reside in Louisiana where they enjoy a small town lifestyle with the hopes of soon owning a farm. You can learn more about her on her blog and follow along with her on Instagram @everydaybay, Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

Our New Breakfast Favorite: Paleo Pancakes

I am not a great cook and have a really hard time finding inspiration when it comes to healthy meals for my toddler. I found a recipe on the ever faithful Pinterest while looking for paleo recipes for myself. It was a recipe for pancakes that had ingredients in it that I always have and seemed fairly easy. My type of recipe. I tried the recipe, not expecting much, and surely not anticipating that my toddler would approve. To my surprise, he loved them and devoured them.

Here is the recipe for Baylor’s new favorite breakfast, paleo pancakes.

Becoming a "Big Cousin"

Our family is still on a serious high after welcoming my nephew to our family a couple of days ago. Our family is so close knit that a new cousin for Baylor might as well be a new sibling. A new baby means that he isn’t the “baby” of the family anymore. I worried he would have a hard time, but he is adjusting to all of this change like such a champ while also loving the new role of “big cousin.”

The Best of the Best: Sippy Cups from The First Years

Sippy cups. So important to have. And The First Years really knows what they’re doing when it comes to sippy cups! They have such a great variety of different cups all with the same goal: to make mealtime and snacktime easier. Their leak-proof technology and minimal cup parts are what make these cups top notch. They are definitely a personal favorite in our house!

Here are a few of our top picks of The First Years sippy cups.

My Tiny Newborn

Every day, my little boy grows bigger. He is starting to look less like a baby and more like a little boy. And every day, I am also realizing that his days as a baby are slowly coming to an end.

Motherhood: The Hard Part

It’s taken me weeks to be able to sit down and put these words to the keys. Motherhood is hard. Really hard. While I love sharing with you all the magical moments, sharing the tough stuff is what makes all of this real. Being a parent isn’t a walk in the park. It gets tough.

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