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28 Things I Want to Teach My Son One Day

28 Things I Want to Teach My Son One Day

As a new mother I’m learning new things everyday. Raising children and raising them well is serious business that requires hard work and consistency. As a mother to a baby boy I’ve started to put together a list of things I want to teach him […]

Simple Cold & Flu Home Remedies for the Family

Simple Cold & Flu Home Remedies for the Family

We’ve been hit hard this past week with nasty colds.  First Hudson had a stuffy nose and was sneezing, then I felt under the weather, and now Mark has been fully taken over by a virus that has caused him to just feel rotten! He’s […]

Hudson’s 9 month update

Hudson’s 9 month update

Hudson turned 9 months in Australia where we had quite a few adventures and new experiences! His Schedule and new Milestones mentioned…

My New Years Resolutions as a Mom.

My New Years Resolutions as a Mom.

I LOVE the start of a new year! It’s a chance to make a list of goals and start the year off fresh and with focus.  Since this is my first New Year as a mom, I thought compiling a list of resolutions and realistic […]

Hudson’s first trip to the Zoo

Hudson’s first trip to the Zoo

In Hudson’s baby book there is a section for “baby’s first trip to the zoo” so apparently this is quite the milestone…  I figured what better zoo to visit for Hudson’s first zoo than Taronga while visiting Sydney!  It’s critters have million dollar harbour views, […]

Packing for a long-haul flight with baby

Packing for a long-haul flight with baby

We are leaving tomorrow for Sydney, Australia, and although packing for this 15+ hour flight seemed like a daunting task, I’m happy to report we are ready to go!  It’s not Hudson’s first flight – Click Here for Tips on Flying with a Baby, but […]

Hudson’s Birth Story

Hudson’s Birth Story

Writing Hudson’s Birth Story was something I knew I wanted to do.  While I was pregnant, hearing other mama’s birth stories really inspired me.  My prenatal yoga instructor used to read us a birth story from one of her previous students during Savasana (period of […]

How we turn our Instagrams into instant memory books!

How we turn our Instagrams into instant memory books!

I’ve always been one for printing photos.  I’ve got piles of them in boxes that I don’t think I’ll ever get around to “scrap-booking”.  Do people even still scrap-book?  With the new Apps out there, I highly doubt it!  After I gave up scrap-booking, I […]

The Importance of Maternity Photos and Expert Tips from our Photographer

The Importance of Maternity Photos and Expert Tips from our Photographer

Maternity Photos haven’t always been popular!  I don’t think most of our parents or grandparents hired a photographer to do a maternity photo shoot.  Actually, I think the thought of this probably still seems strange to a lot of people… but times have changed and […]

How we Sleep Trained our 6 month old in 2 days!

How we Sleep Trained our 6 month old in 2 days!

For the first few months of his life, Hudson was a pretty good sleeper.  In the early stages I was waking up to feed him 2-3 times a night until gradually he started to wake only once for a quick feed. We had established a […]