Disobedience Vs Childishness

I have no idea what I am doing when it comes to parenting. Mostly I look at the parents around me and pick and choose from their parenting strategies to form my own. Thankfully up until now there hasn’t been too much that can’t be undone—as long as I feed, clothe, snuggle, and keep my […]

Solid Foods for Baby

Your pediatrician says to start solids at 4 months, while the World Health Organization recommends exclusive breastfeeding for 6 months. Your mom insists you start with rice cereal, but the lactation consultant suggests starting with fruit. The baby-led weaning advocates say baby needs large chunks of food to suck on, but why do the stores […]

Reframing Self Care

I shared about my need for some self-care last week and I am so glad I did. I heard from lots of you that are going through the same struggles and trying to make time to care for yourself. Thank you for letting me know—I always appreciate those messages to let me know I’m not […]

My Kitchen Year {Book Review}

I found this post sitting in my draft folder from nearly two years ago! It makes me want to go back and reread her cookbook, because I’m certain I would actually be able to try some of the recipes this time! ♥♥♥ It’s not often that I dedicate a whole blog post to one book […]

Sunday Self Care

Today did NOT go according to plan. I woke up exhausted, with a cold and an incredibly swollen face (which hasn’t happened in 9 months!), and I think it is safe to say I was in the grumpiest mood of my entire life. I am really bad at asking for help. I just keep-on-keeping-on until […]