Babymoon in Newport, RI

My husband and I recently took a trip to Newport, RI, a quaint, coastal town about an hour and a half outside of Boston, and we had the greatest time together. It was a breath of fresh air to spend time just the two of us, and I can’t thank both of our parents enough […]

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A Pregnant Lady in Napa

Soooooo… here’s the story of a pregnant lady who went to wine country. It starts like this: lady’s friend has an event she’s throwing in Napa at a beautiful resort. Lady’s friend asks pregnant lady and other friends to go and they decide to make a girls trip out of it. The expectant mama is of course […]

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Shopping List for Baby #2

With baby number two coming in three months, I’ve started thinking about items we’ll need/want to accommodate two kids, as well as products that will make our lives easier with a toddler and a baby. I did a lot of research when registering for our first and thanks to our gracious family and friends, we have […]

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Date Night In Box

I love spending time with my little family of three, but definitely miss the days when my husband and I could sporadically go to dinner, or walk around IKEA just the two of us. While we make an effort to put our marriage first by spending time just the two of us once a week, or […]

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20 Week Update

It’s insane to think that in about four months we’ll have another baby, and I can’t believe I hit my 20 week mark a few days ago. This pregnancy has flown by, which doesn’t surprise me. Our daughter is a busy little bee and she’s kept us both very occupied, leaving us with less time […]

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Our Growing Family

We’re going to be adding an extra place setting to our dinner table because I’m pregnant, and come September, we will be a family of four!! Words cannot express how grateful we are to God for this little blessing and our journey to get to this point. We’d like to thank our families and friends […]

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Why the “Bad Days” of Motherhood Matter

If I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard, “motherhood is the greatest joy you will ever experience”, I’d be a millionaire. And if I had a nickel for every time I’ve heard, “motherhood is tough and exhausting”, I’d stack my money to the ceiling. It’s reality. No matter how calm, patient or “on […]

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Visiting Disney World with a Toddler

There’s no better place to vacation with kids than Walt Disney World. It’s one of the most family-friendly vacation destinations and I’m convinced it’s the most magical place on earth because no matter how loud your child screams of excitement or anger, everyone around you understands. I always imagined our daughter would be older the […]

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Five Things I Learned Being a Working Mom

Last Thursday was my last day at the communications marketing agency I was happy to call my “work home” for the past 4.5+ years. While I was sad to leave the smart and talented people I worked with, I am looking forward to fully dedicating myself to my passion project (growing the blog and writing), and […]

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Overcoming Mom Guilt

I’ve had something very heavy weighing on my heart. It’s a total joy crusher and has the tendency to creep in and out of my life, always showing up when I’m feeling super busy, stressed, or tired. Ladies and gents, I’ve had a case of mom guilt lately. I’m not even going to pretend I’m […]

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