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.

5 Fun Ways to Engage Your Baby

Miss Margot just hit the 4-month mark. Each day, she is growing more and more and showing off more of her personality. She’s super alert and LOVES to interact with others – me, her daddy, her big sisters, etc.

With a little one, it’s sometimes hard to know what kinds of things are developmentally appropriate for a certain age or stage. Margot can’t yet sit up by herself, and she certainly can’t do most of the things her older sisters like to do, so it’s important for me to make sure I’m interacting with her on her level. Here are 5 of my favorite ways to engage my 4-month-old baby…

13 Nutritious Snacks for Kids

As a mother of three girls, I know just how very important snack time is. At our house, we have two snacks a day. One in the morning and one in the afternoon, after naps. Sometimes, it’s hard to find “new” snacks that the girls will like. I try especially hard to give my girls healthy foods, much of which I make at home. Here are some tasty “treats” that your kiddos will love — no matter what their age!

4 Gift Ideas for Grandparents to Make them Smile

One of my top love languages is gifts. I LOVE them. Everything about them. I love receiving them, giving them, picking them out, wrapping them, watching people open them. One of my favorite things is taking the time to note ideas and pick out or make really thoughtful gifts for my family and friends.

Now that we have Soren it’s made gift giving, especially for the grandparents, so much fun. For those of you planning birthday or Christmas gifts for Grandma and Grandpa, here are a few ideas!

Maternity Style: Tips to Dress Your Baby Bump

Dressing an ever growing baby bump can definitely be challenging. I remember the first few months I was pregnant, I had such a hard time finding form-fitting clothes. But just because you have a bun in the oven doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your style. Here are a few maternity style tips to help you look fashion-forward throughout your pregnancy.

Preparing for the First Day of School

Soon my son will be starting school again. He began going to school last year and did really well. He’s going back to the same school, but things will be a little different. Last year, he only attended their half-day program and was in a class with his best friend. This year he will be going full days and sadly was assigned to a different classroom than his friend. 

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