• Motherhood

    25 Important Questions to Ask Daycare Tour Providers

    So you’re ready to sign your kiddos up for daycare. Exciting, but also stressful! It can feel overwhelming trying to decide which daycare is right for your family, but these questions should help you find out whether or not a daycare is a good fit. Make the time to visit many different options and don’t settle for anything below your standards. If possible, see if you can ask these questions to both daycare workers and parents – sometimes their answers will differ. Keep reading for the ultimate list of questions to ask at your daycare interview. The Basic Questions For Your Potential Provider What’s included in tuition? What do you…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    I Want to Have a Healthy Pregnancy and Babies, Now What?

    Let’s face it: if you’re choosing to go the holistic route, the journey through a healthy pregnancy and motherhood can feel isolating. It can feel like everyone else is going the traditional medicine route and you’re all alone! I’m here to tell you don’t worry – you’re not alone. There are so many people who choose to live a more natural lifestyle and you can find them right here on the internet! I’m going to guide you through everything you need to know for a happy and healthy pregnancy & into motherhood – the holistic way. These tips aren’t only for when you’re pregnant, however: use them into motherhood to…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Early Childhood Development: Scientific Benefits To Outdoor Time For Kids

    Playing Outside is Crucial for Early Childhood Development In 2005, author Richard Louv coined the term “nature-deficit disorder.” This isn’t a technical medical term but it basically refers to the distance between children and their outdoors. Kids are spending less time playing outside, in nature, and in unstructured play where their imaginations can develop and creativity can grow. It’s so important for early childhood development; more than you’d thing! While this isn’t a technical term, it actually is super important and can affect your child in a medical sense. With little time spent outside in nature, childhood depression, adhd and childhood obesity are running rampant in the next generation. Believe…

  • Motherhood

    Easy Outdoor Activities for Kids to Help Reduce Screen Time

    Help your kids spend less time connected to technology and more time outdoors with these kids outdoor activities. This will inarguably positively impact their lives in so many ways. A 2014 study found that reducing screen time for children resulted in more sleep, better grades, lower BMIs, and less aggressive behavior in their lives. The American Academy of Pediatrics reports children today spend an average of seven hours per day on electronic devices. Seven hours per day? That’s almost a full school day! I don’t know about you, but that sounds like way too much time for my kids to be online. Don’t get me wrong, sometimes screen time can…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Prenatal Vitamins & Supplements You Need For a Healthy Pregnancy

    When I got pregnant with my first baby, all the horror stories started to roll in. Other moms were saying things like “my labor was 50 hours long” or “I was so uncomfortable, wait until your belly gets huge.” I do not want to ever be that mom! I want to encourage you that you can have a happy, comfortable (for the most part) pregnancy & delivery, and I’m going to share the midwife-recommended pregnancy supplements that have helped me get through it all. I’m going to share each of the supplements that my midwives have recommended over all three of my pregnancies & things I’ve picked up along the…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Avocado Toast Recipe: How To Make The Best Avocado Toast

    If your’e looking for a healthy avocado toast recipe, but sick of the same old same old, this is for you! Because we lived in San Diego for 3 years and we actually even had an avocado tree in our front yard, we ate a lot of avocado toast. This recipe has been perfected & leveled up time and time again until we landed on this recipe. The Base We have been eating all the variations of avocado toast and I’ve been getting creative! I feel like I’ve come up with the perfect combo that always leaves you feeling full and like you’ve eaten a good meal. Avocado toast used…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    How to Make Solé Water for Health and Wellness

    A little back story for you: after I had Grayson, I had some intense postpartum anxiety until I learned how to make sole water and all of its health benefits for balancing hormones and adrenal glands. Also because I was a tired mom, I went back to drinking coffee each morning and that’s where it all went downhill. I started to notice that my daily coffee made my anxiety so much worse and my stress level went through the roof (both physical and emotional stress). So I had to make a change! I still needed that extra little boost of energy because HELLO MOM LIFE and my sole water in…

  • Motherhood

    How to Organize Clothes for a Picky Toddler

    We have officially entered the 3 going on 13 stage of toddler-hood and this little girl absolutely loves clothes! She loves shopping for them, picking them out, making outfits, changing outfits, re-changing outfits, and of course dressing like a princess. What she really wants is real make up and nail polish, but I said no on those, so we compromised on always letting her pick out her own clothes. This only became a problem when she started coming down the stairs in absolutely insane outfits that she knew didn’t match, but she wasn’t sure why they didn’t go together. So we made a plan! And it has really been working…

  • Lifestyle & Wellness,  Motherhood

    Mother’s Day Gift Guide

    I’m sharing some of my favorite gifts for mom that I’ve compiled, ranging from $20-80. You could always send flowers, but how about something that won’t wilt and die this year? Ok that sounded morbid and I guarantee she’d love flowers, but why not change it up!

  • Home Decor,  Motherhood

    Boho Nursery Inspiration: Easy Gender Neutral Nursery Guide

    Grayson’s nursery is one of my favorite rooms in the whole house, so I’m surprised that it took me this long to write about it! It’s so peaceful and calming. I looked at lots of baby boy nursery inspiration and ideas. When I didn’t find anything I really loved, I knew I had to create a boho nursery with safari details so I could inspire others! I love the green accent wall and the black and white boho vibes, all the plants (even if they are fake haha), everything about it screams boho safari to me. I knew I wanted to do something with a kind of adventure boho vibe,…