February 2018 Twitterature

I’ve been hitting my 2018 Reading Goals hard, hoping that a strong start will help to establish habits that can last throughout the year. As usual, I’m linking up with Modern Mrs. Darcy to share my quick book reviews. (The links below are affiliate links, meaning if you choose to make a purchase I may […]

10 Things Saving My Life Right Now

I was really excited when I saw that Modern Mrs Darcy would be hosting another Things That Save Me Link Up this year. It was fun to go back and read last year’s post, and also refreshing to think through the things in my life that are really WORKING right now. It’s easy to concentrate […]

January Goals Recap

I have a lot of goals for this year, and I’ve decided to tackle them in phases. It’s funny because when I took the Word of the Year Test, my result was Simplify, which I didn’t think was very appropriate. But 31 days in, and I’m looking back at my January goals, realizing that simplifying […]

28 Week Bumpdate

  I haven’t written much anything about this pregnancy yet, and since I’m entering the third trimester, I figured it was about time for an update. Basically, we were not expecting to get pregnant this past summer, and I actually thought something was terribly wrong with me based on how I was feeling. All I could […]

2018 One Word Reminders

Hello friends! Popping in to share some cool opportunities with those of you who choose to pick one word to represent your intention for the year. I know goals and resolutions are not for everyone, but the “one word” strategy seems to be gaining steam over the years, and it’s something I have done myself […]

Tools for a Successful 2018

Christmas has come and gone, and we’re almost through my favorite week of the year. Packing away the Christmas decorations, deep cleaning and purging the house, and organizing and planning for the year ahead. The new year always brings a new slate, and this year feels extra special. I turn the big 3-0 on December […]

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 […]