Baby Stories

Hear the funny and heartwarming stories of raising babies from some moms who aren't afraid to share! These stories may make you laugh or cry or both…and you may just find a useful tip or two.

10 Telltale Signs That I'm a Second-Time Parent

When I take a good look at my first-time parenting self V.S. my second-time parenting self, the differences are pretty obvious. The first time around I was a bit of an over achiever who wanted to do everything just so. But, now that I’ve added another babe to my brood, I’ve loosened up a bit (for better or for worse!) and I definitely parent a bit differently this time around. Here are just a few examples…

10 Telltale Signs That I'm a Second-Time Parent

Why We Skipped the Gender Reveal Party

When I was pregnant with my first child, I don’t think I realized that gender reveal parties were a thing. I thought people just went to the ultrasound place, found out the sex of the baby, and then called everyone to inform them. So that’s exactly what we did.

We were so excited when the technician finally said the words, “It’s a boy!” We had a name picked out and were ready to go. We called our parents as soon as we left the office and, of course, posted about it on the internet. 

La Belleza de jugar a las Escondidas

Parece que últimamente todo lo que mi niño quiere hacer es huir de mí. Lo encuentra bastante gracioso. Ya sea porque no quiere que yo lo vista, le de de comer, o simplemente porque esta de juguetón, el corre lo más rápido como Lightning McQueen y se esconde en el primer “escondite” que puede encontrar.

Aarlen's Hide and Seek Phase_Alicia Gibbs

Aarlen's Hide and Seek Phase_Alicia Gibbs

4 Clever Tricks for a Mess-Free Thanksgiving Day

We all know how busy Thanksgiving Day can get, especially when you are a mommy! And the last thing you want to do on a holiday is spend all of your day cleaning.

Here are some items that can help you keep your babies as mess-free as possible, not just on Thanksgiving, but any day of the year.

Our 2-Year-Old's Surprising New Talent

It’s amazing how we, as parents, can find such tiny milestones in our babies lives so impressive. But that is all part of being a parent — finding the magic in the smallest of moments.

With Bentley being 8 months old, it seems he is hitting new milestones every day. The first year of life brings moments like this back-to-back.

KJ is 2, though, and apart from learning to potty train and starting to speak in sentences, he is pretty set in his accomplishments for the moment. Until the other day, when I realized he has a whole new talent! Read on to find out what this magical thing is:

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