Baby Memories

Your baby grows up quicker than you think, and you'll want to remember every memory. These easy scrapbook and memory-making ideas will help you record every milestone.

Instead of Trick or Treating, Why Not Trunk or Treat?

Trick or treating is one of the most fun parts of Halloween. But for some people it isn’t an option. Either they don’t live in a neighborhood where they feel it is a safe choice, or they live in an apartment complex and don’t have anywhere to take their kids to trick or treat. Well, I’ve got a great option for ya: TRUNK OR TREAT! 

Why I Wish My Kids Could Have Met My Great-Grandmother

Not a lot of people get the privilege of knowing their great-grandparents, but I was really fortunate to have a close relationship with mine for most of my life. My great grandmother, who we called Gigi, was amazing in so many ways. She hasn’t been in Heaven long, but I miss her every time I smell chicken n’ dumplings, see a handmade quilt, hear a hymn or hug someone goodbye. I have so many reasons I wish my boys could have met my Gigi.

My Halloween Dilemma: Should We Do a Family Costume?

Now that we are a family of four, I feel like the pressure is on to go “all out” for our Halloween costumes. We’ve got two adorable little boys who would look cute even dressed as paper sacks… but Mommy and Daddy would look silly.

My dilemma is this: Should we dress all alike as a theme? Or should we dress as individuals in whatever we like the most?

Favorite Part Of My Day As A Mom: Putting My Boys To Bed

I know when you first read the title, it may come off like my favorite part of every day is when my kids are finally sleeping. Not true! Although, it is nice to be able to do the dishes without being interrupted or fold clothes without a little guy “helping” me and consequently unfolding everything I just folded.

The truth is, putting my boys to bed is my favorite part of the day for many reasons:

How We Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with Baby

October is Hispanic Heritage Month. Growing up in Miami, I don’t think I had a full appreciation for my heritage. Everyone in this city is from somewhere else. I probably have at least one friend from each Latin American country. Spanish is spoken everywhere you go here. You can eat tasty food from any Spanish-speaking country you can think of. So I guess I just never realized how special and unique it was to be from another country.

Then, my husband and I moved to North Carolina. It was interesting being in the minority. I started to really acknowledge how important it was to keep our heritage alive. Now that we have kids, it’s even more important to pass down our traditions.

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