Baby Milestones

See which milestones to track as your baby grows, hear from other parents experiencing these firsts, and get great ideas for how to record each big (and small) baby event.

Caught Snoozing! 13 Sweet Sleeping Baby Pics

Have you ever seen those photos of sleeping babies? They’re always in the middle of the playroom, asleep amidst all their toys, or they’ve fallen asleep during mealtime, sometimes even falling straight into their plate of spaghetti. I’ve always wondered how this happens. My first two children would never fall asleep like this, especially long enough for me to snap a photograph. I’m pretty sure they would wake up at the slightest sound of me breathing. Well, after #3 was born, all of that changed. Margot is our little “dream baby” (as we like to call her) and has been caught snoozing away more than a handful of times. I wish I could take credit for her grand sleeping superpowers, but she’s just awesome all on her own. Here are 13 photos to prove it…

Baby's First Pet

Before Alex and I became parents to tiny humans, we were parents to the most adorable schnauzer on the planet. Jaxon was a dream dog. He was lovable and patient and loyal – everything a dog should be. When Liam came along, Jaxon took to him right away. The two became fast friends.


3-Day Potty Training with Free Printable

Potty training is most parent’s least favorite part of the early years. In my experience, each child trains differently. Some children are excited and ready to train, while others are pretty reluctant. We have been trying to train our toddler for some time now. Just the other day, I came across this awesome 3-day plan and knew I had to share it with you here…

Adventures with First Foods

We just started Macks on solids at the beginning of the month. At six months, I thought he was really ready for solids. He was always reaching for my food and trying to put it in his mouth, and he took a huge interest when he would sit with us at the table during dinnertime. 

8 Beginner Chores for Toddlers

As your baby grows, they become more and more of their own little person. With that, comes learning about responsibility and taking care of yourself. With our girls, we have tried our best to teach them how to clean up after themselves, at a pretty early age. Somewhere around 18 months, our girls were old enough to understand the basics of chores, and could easily do them with our help. If you are wondering where to start, consider one of these eight chores…

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