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.

The One Thing We Can't Shop Without

When my son was a baby, it was so easy to take him grocery shopping. He actually slept through most shopping trips. I would take the time to linger through the aisles and thoroughly enjoy the quiet time.

But then all of a sudden, around the time he hit his first birthday, he grew increasingly restless in the shopping cart. Grocery shopping was challenging, to say the least.

But then we saw it. It was no regular shopping cart–this one was special. This shopping cart looked like a race car, and my son loved it right away.

Fall is the Perfect Time to Start Family Traditions

I have to admit, this is probably one of my favorite times of year. I love living in a region where the seasons change, the air cools, and leaves undergo a beautiful transformation before piling up on our lawn. It’s also the time when families start thinking about traditions – new and old – as the holidays begin the not-so-slow creep up on us.

Why Technology Will Never Replace Actual Face Time

Technology is a pretty great thing. With my wife’s family living several states away, seeing and talking with them through video chat allows everyone to stay connected and still feel a part of Wyatt’s big moments as he grows. It’s convenient, fun, and super simple. But it still can’t replace one very important thing.

One Restaurant + Four Kids = Madness!

Remember the days when sleeping in was an actual thing? When you got frustrated at having nothing to do on the weekend? When the kids at the table next to you in a restaurant wouldn’t stop yelling, and you wondered why their parents weren’t doing something about it?

While at dinner last week with friends, my husband and I looked at each other and couldn’t do anything but laugh at the scene going on around us…

Dos and Don'ts of Shopping with Baby

When it comes to shopping with a baby, things can get complicated. Gone are the days when you could just jump in the car, pop into the store, take your time to look around, and stroll back to your car without a care in the world.

In my three years of being a mom, I’ve developed some definite “dos and don’ts” when it comes to shopping with a little one in tow.

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