What to Order for Your Baby at a Restaurant

Husband calls and says, “let’s go out to dinner tonight!” And there’s me, in my leggings and the same sweatshirt I’ve been wearing the past three days, haven’t showered yet, shouting “YES! YES YES YES YES YES! ADULT INTERACTION! YASSSS.” If you’re also a stay-at-home or work-from-home mom, I know you get me.

And before I can remember that eating out with a baby and a toddler is hard work and I basically don’t sit down or enjoy my meal, I’ve scooped up my kids, threw on some clothes without even looking at myself in the mirror, and we’re backing out of the driveway within 3, maaaybe 5 minutes. Continue reading

3 Mistakes Parents Make When Starting Solids

Starting solids can be stressful if you’re not sure how to begin! Talking to my friends, it seems like pediatricians’ advice can vary widely, and you’d be surprised to find out how many are giving outdated advice. Read through these common mistakes parents make when starting solids so you can feel confident when it’s time to move beyond the breast and bottle. And if you’re looking for more guidance on starting solids, read through to the end for the resource I recommend! Continue reading

Addicting Raspberry Vanilla Fudge Bites

I haven’t posted a recipe in MONTHS. I guess that’s what happens when you have a baby! Well, I’m coming back strong with a tasty snack that we’ve been enjoying over the past few weeks – raspberry vanilla fudge bites!

I needed something I could grab quickly in between feeding a newborn and playing monster trucks with my 3 year old. Side note- I can’t believe he’s three! We celebrated his birthday a few weeks ago and I have to keep reminding myself I have a 3 year old. I have to keep reminding him too. He still says “two” most of the time when you ask how old he is. And he’s dead set on me being three years old. I’m like um, close, but not really.  Continue reading