What’s in My Bag

what's in my diaper bag

As a nanny, I’ve had the privilege of carrying many a diaper bag and like to consider myself somewhat of a connoisseur. (Just add it to the list…wine, chocolate…diaper bags!). Every mum seems to have one or two items they just can’t leave the house without…it’s almost like it’s their security blanket. Read More...

The Mum Mane: Fake Braid

mom shows how to fake a braided hairstyle while wearing a teething necklace for mom

I get so many comments when I do a fun braid in my hair. Most ladies say something like “Man, I wish I could braid my hair. I could never do that.” I totally get that. This “Fake Braid” tutorial is quick, and I promise, oh-so-easy…even for the braiding challenged! Read More...

Party Inspiration: Dr. Seuss Baby Shower

dr. seuss truffula tree party ideas

Hip Hip Hooray! It’s a Dr. Suess Party today! Highlights include – DIY Trufulla Trees; One Fish, Two Fish Red Fish Blue Fish Punch; Truffula Tree Cake Topper; Custom Dr. Seuss Sneetch Trufulla Tree Invitations; Dr. Seuss Diaper Raffle Tickets and Dr. Seuss Book Decor. Read More...

11 Tips For Traveling With A Baby Or Toddler

Dad reads to toddler while on a flight to keep him entertained

I find it so sad when I hear people who enjoy traveling say that they will wait until the kids are grown to travel more. Although traveling with little ones has it’s challenges, it is such a great opportunity to bond with and create lasting memories with your children and your partner. Read More...

The Mum Mane: Crisscross Half Updo

Mom gives a half updo hair tutorial while wearing a teething necklace for mom

Ok so it’s date night and you want to get all gussied up for that handsome hubby of yours except you’ve got a little one tugging on your leg demanding you give him all of your attention… Yep, been there so many times. Read More...

Party Inspiration: Vintage Airplanes

Vintage Airplane Birthday Party for a child

My little guy is “all boy” and is completely obsessed with cars, trains, planes… Basically anything that has an engine and goes “vroom!” So this year we thought we would make his dreams come true (well what we think his dreams are probably made of) and have a party at the park with airplanes all over the place. Read More...

10 Minute Toning For Mom

Mom warms up for a tummy toning workout while wearing teething jewelry for moms

I will be the first to admit, I am not the best at carving out time to workout. I seem to find just about every excuse to do anything else but break a sweat, but with bikini season just a couple of weeks away, I knew it was time to get to work – except I had absolutely no clue where to begin! Read More...

5 Ingredient Healthy Chewy Chocolate Chip Cookies

Healthy chocolate chip cookie recipe that is paleo, gluten free and refined sugar free.

Chewy – check! Healthy – check! Quick and easy – double check! I don’t know about you, but I’m a glutton for the perfect chewy, chocolate chip cookie. This paleo chocolate chip cookie is gluten free and dairy free and I swear, the best chocolate chip cookie you’ll ever eat! You’ll never guess what the secret ingredient is… Read More...

The Mum Mane: Faux Hawk Pony

Mom demonstrates how to make a prettier ponytail while wearing a teething necklace for moms

This braided hairstyle literally takes less than 5 minutes which makes it perfect for vacations, quick runs to the store, playdates or just any regular day as a mom when you don’t have time to wash, dry and curl/straighten your hair. Read More...