Lacy Stroessner

Lacy is a wife, mom, teacher, and dreamer, determined to live a BIG life in a simple way. She writes at Living on Love where she shares inspiration for doing just that. From great recipes and fun projects to adventures in the outdoors and experiences in parenting, Lacy believes in living a meaningful life on a daily basis. In addition to her blog, you can find her on Twitter, Facebook, and Pinterest.

Why We're Waiting to Potty Train

For whatever reason, there is so much pressure on parents for their children to pass each milestone by a certain age. From sleeping through the night to potty training, there seems to be some invisible race that we’re all in. From my experience as a mama of 2 (soon to be 3!) girls, it seems that NOT stressing over certain milestones is the way to go. Instead of putting pressure on ourselves and our children, staying up in the night to read every single parenting expert book, or gathering advice from all of our seasoned friends, we’re able to enjoy our children and the stage they are at. Ingrid, our youngest, just turned 2. And while many parents start hardcore potty training at this age, we’re not. Here’s why…

20 Easter Crafts for Toddlers

April has finally arrived, which means Easter will soon be here. To celebrate the season with your little guy or gal, have some fun working on an Easter craft project or two! My girls and I love to get creative and make things, especially when there’s a fun holiday to celebrate at the same time. I’ve rounded up 20 of the most adorable Easter crafts and activities for little ones. From bunnies and chicks to carrots and eggs, you’ll have a blast making these cute Easter crafts!

Everything You Need for a DIY Baby Shower

Last week, I woke up to the most wonderful surprise. A group of friends (all friends online, none have I met in real life!!) surprised my friend Carla and I with a virtual baby shower. We woke up to find 14 different blog posts, all featuring amazing handmade items for baby – including baby shower invitations and refreshments! Not only did they surprise us online, but they ended up sending each of us all of their handmade goodies in the mail. From cute little burp cloths and baby shoes to nursery art and confetti balloons, they covered everything you’d need for a DIY baby shower! Take a look…

Ingrid's Top 10

Last week, our little Ingrid Grey turned 2! I can hardly believe it! As excited as I am for her to grow up and become a little girl, I will certainly miss her as my Baby Blue Eyes. I thought I’d take a walk down memory lane and reminisce the first 2 years of Ingrid’s life. Here are 10 of my favorite photos of Ingrid Grey, with amazing memories I’ll never forget…

5 Ways to Celebrate a New Baby

If you are expecting a new baby or if you know someone who is, this post is for you! The birth of a new baby is just about one of the most exciting times, and should be celebrated! However, there are some rules for what is appropriate and what is not, what is super helpful, and what isn’t. As a mom who has been there, here are 5 great ways to celebrate a new baby. Make sure to share this with your expectant friends and family…

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