Why You Need an Amazon Baby Registry & 8 of Our Must Haves!

November 29, 2022

Ok, let me confess something – welcoming each of my three babies into our family was the most exciting and joyful of times, but no doubt – they came with their fair share of stress and overwhelming moments! One of my biggest concerns was ensuring we had everything we would need when our precious baby […]

7 Swoon-Worthy Gender Neutral Baby Shower Themes

November 10, 2022

It seems like there is an endless supply of baby shower themes all over the internet, but when you want to stick to a more gender-neutral theme, it can get a little tricky! When it comes time to throw a baby shower, there are many reasons why you might choose to go gender-neutral. Maybe the […]

– With Love, Santa – 11 Perfect Toys for Toddlers

October 18, 2022

The most wonderful time of the year is just around the corner! While your halls might not be decked with boughs of holly, and Santa hasn’t quite gotten around to checking his list for the second time, cheerfully decorated stores are starting to appear everywhere you look. (Not to mention children’s Christmas wish lists that […]

Simple and Chic DIY Baby Shower Ideas

October 6, 2022

Hosting a baby shower can sometimes feel extremely overwhelming! You want everything to feel personal and chic and often that can lead to a skyrocketing budget – but it doesn’t have to! DIY to the rescue!! Whether you’re using a more traditional theme, playing off colors, or going with something a little more unique, DIY-ing […]

– Ask a Real Mom – Toys That Last a Lifetime

September 29, 2022

I’m a self-proclaimed toy minimalist. As a mom of a three-year-old, one-year-old with another on the way in just a few short months, I feel I’ve earned this right. I like all our kid’s toys to be easily contained in a basket in our living room and I’m drawn to the classics when it’s time […]

16 Foolproof Baby Shower Gift Ideas

September 20, 2022

We’ve all found ourselves in this less-than-ideal situation at least once: there’s a baby shower tomorrow (or today) and you still haven’t picked out a gift. Even worse—you’ve forgotten your invitation so you can’t check the couple’s registry, and there’s no cell service in the store you’re shopping in, so you can’t even look them […]

Baby Shower Etiquette – Rules to Party By

September 13, 2022

Baby Shower Etiquette for All Involved I love baby showers. I can’t get enough of those cute baby clothes and practical gadgets – not to mention the champagne and girly foods. But I know some of you may not be as excited when a baby shower invitation arrives in your inbox or mailbox. Whether you […]

– Fabulous Fall Shower Menus – Perfect for Babies or Brides

September 8, 2022

Fall is my absolute favorite time of year. The weather starts to become more mild, even in sunny south Florida, and the vibes are just warm and cozy and happy. When it comes to preparing a fall shower menu, think savory, warm, and rich to match the tones of autumn and your shower will be […]

What to Write in a Baby Shower Card

September 6, 2022

Simple and sweet messages to share with parents-to-be! We all love celebrating the arrival of a new baby. Shopping for tiny outfits, cute gear, and cuddly toys is always fun, but there’s still an important element to baby gift-giving: writing the card! If you’re facing some writer’s block, you’ve come to the right blog post. […]

Everything You Need for an Organized Nursery

August 30, 2022

After you have a baby, the last thing you want to worry about is organization. Luckily, you can plan ahead and prepare your nursery before your baby arrives — saving you time, effort, and much-needed brainpower as you progress through the newborn, infant, and toddler stages. Whether you’re trying to maximize the space in a […]

– Ask a Real Mom – What Should I Pack in My Hospital Bag?

August 25, 2022

Because I had listened to every mom I knew, telling me that my first baby was not coming before 40 weeks, I had put off all the last minute items like washing baby’s clothes, making freezer meals and packing my hospital bag. So I walked into my 39-week prenatal appointment expecting a routine check of […]

5 Reasons to Wait on Finding Out Your Baby’s Gender

August 11, 2022

Five reasons why you may want to wait until delivery day to find out your baby’s gender! For most of human history, waiting to hear “it’s a girl!” or “it’s a boy,” in the delivery room was a common experience—only recently have pregnant women been privy to high-tech ultrasounds and testing that could reveal their […]

5 Tips for Planning a Fabulous Co-ed Baby Shower

August 4, 2022

The baby shower traditions you know and (possibly) love got their start during the “baby boom” of the 1950’s and ‘60’s. A lot has changed since the 50’s, and we think it makes sense that the baby shower traditions should change too! While some still prefer the traditional “girls-only” shower, we’ve noticed a trend toward […]

– Ask a Real Mom – What’s on Your Third Trimester Checklist?

July 28, 2022

What you should NOT do in your third trimester: pack up your first home, move into another place temporarily and then unpack and move into your new home. What I DID in my third trimester with our first baby: exactly what I just said you shouldn’t do. Needless to say, my third trimester was a […]

– Ask Cheryl – Baby Gifts and the Workplace

July 26, 2022

When someone in the office is expecting, is it appropriate to give a baby gift? What if you haven’t been invited to a shower? Dear Cheryl, One of our coworkers is expecting, and invited one member of the staff to her baby shower. My coworker who was invited collected money from the rest of us […]

Top 5 Reasons to Create a Baby Registry For Your 2nd or 3rd Child

July 14, 2022

We believe that every new baby should be celebrated and that baby showers are the perfect time for the expectant mom to relax and spend time with loved ones. If you’re pregnant with your second or third child, you’re probably wondering, “Should I create a baby gift registry?” This is a hotly debated topic, and […]

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