Mom Tips

When it comes to being a mom, there are no rulebooks…but there are ways to make it just a little bit easier. These helpful mom-to-mom tips offer ideas, inspiration, creative solutions, and a little laughter, too.

6 Tips for an Awesome Beach Day with Baby and Toddler

One of the perks of living in Miami is being so close to the beach. It’s a great family activity because it’s free, the kids can run around, and there’s just nothing like swimming in the ocean. The one thing you have to watch out for is the baby eating sand. If I don’t watch my daughter like a hawk she will shove a fistful of sand in her mouth like it’s the best thing she’s ever tasted.

Our New Breakfast Favorite: Paleo Pancakes

I am not a great cook and have a really hard time finding inspiration when it comes to healthy meals for my toddler. I found a recipe on the ever faithful Pinterest while looking for paleo recipes for myself. It was a recipe for pancakes that had ingredients in it that I always have and seemed fairly easy. My type of recipe. I tried the recipe, not expecting much, and surely not anticipating that my toddler would approve. To my surprise, he loved them and devoured them.

Here is the recipe for Baylor’s new favorite breakfast, paleo pancakes.

10 Signs That Mommy Needs a Time-Out

Motherhood is a beautiful thing, but every once in a while I find myself absolutely exhausted, wondering where in the world I will find the energy to keep up with my kids. Motherhood has this way of tapping into every part of us. Moms have to mange a laundry list of responsibilities, while also finding the time to engage with their children in activities that are fun. It can be tiring work.

Tips for Beating the Heat in July

Summertime in Georgia is HOT and humid. For the most part, we enjoy the indoors and stay cozy in air conditioning. Since Soren has extremely sensitive skin, I try to avoid letting him get too sweaty since his eczema tends to flare up pretty bad when he sweats. For those of you looking to keep your little ones cool during the hot months, here are a few of our favorite ways to beat the heat in July!

Fun and Easy Chalkboard Month-by-Month Pregnancy Photos

When I found out I was pregnant, I was so excited to document the journey. I’ve always taken pregnancy pictures with each of my pregnancies, but this time I wanted to do something special. Chalk it up to Pinterest and its extensive pregnancy photo pins. I knew I didn’t want anything elaborate. Just something sweet and simple that would be easy to complete each month. I found the perfect little chalkboard that made it all possible. Notice how I wasn’t limited to one location with my fun and mobile chalkboard prop for my month-by-month pregnancy pictures.

Fun and Easy Chalkboard Month-by-Month Pregnancy Photos
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