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.

10 Signs You're Ready to Have a Baby

A lot of my friends who don’t have children ask me how I knew I was ready to have a baby. And sort of like falling in love, I just knew. I think every person is different. Some people have a bunch of things they’d like to do before they have children, while other people are surprised with babies and can’t wait to welcome them into the world. To each his own.

But, if you think you might be ready to become a parent, here are 10 obvious signs to look for…

10 Halloween Crafts & Activities for Kids

October is here, which means we can officially start celebrating Halloween! My girls are feeling festive and are quite excited to begin doing Halloween-themed arts and crafts! I scoured the internet and found the most adorable Halloween crafts for kids of every age!

From pumpkin play dough to spooky tic-tac-toe, your little ones will LOVE these Halloween activities!

Baby Names to Look for in 2015

As 2014 slowly comes to an end, the “baby name experts” are making their predictions for the new year. As always, pop culture and current events have a lot of influence on baby names. This past year, names from Frozen, Game of Thrones, and Downton Abbey were quite popular. With Kate Middleton expecting baby #2, there’s a lot of buzz over what she’ll name the new baby. Of course, people will choose to name their babies similarly.

Based on names that have skyrocketed in years past and trends we are seeing all over the world, here are the top baby names to look for in 2015…

40+ Sibling Costume Ideas for Halloween

Now that I’ve got three girls, I can’t help but hope to dress them alike for Halloween. At six months, two, and three years old, I’d love for them to coordinate, somehow. Of course, my older girls want to be princesses, no matter how many other ideas I give them.

If you have twins or multiple children, here are some GREAT costume ideas. Get creative this Halloween!

10 Ways I've Boosted My Milk Supply

As a nursing mama, I know just how important it is to maintain a good supply of breastmilk for your baby. Whether you are exclusively nursing, pumping and nursing, or exclusively pumping, your milk supply can fluctuate. I’ve learned the hard way which foods to avoid, and I’ve been successful at boosting my supply when I was running low.
Here are 10 ways I was able to boost my milk supply…
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