my favorite diaper bag

Everyone knows I love Freshly Picked Moccasins  but the fact that they now make a stylish diaper bag with the same attention to detail as their moccasins - saying I am in love is an understatement 🙂 The Diaper Bag by Freshly Picked was designed for moms by moms. They conducted focus groups across the…

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Joovy Balloon

when it comes to baby gear, less is more. as a new mom I thought I needed every single gadget on the market, but when you have three kids, you quickly realize more gear = more chaos. for target runs I almost always have to have one child on my back and one in the…

back to school – Goldfish Moments

Although I don't really want to admit this, summer is on fast forward to being over. This means back to school for not only one kid, but two this year. One of the hardest things for me is to plan lunches and snacks that I feel good about giving the boys. Goldfish® are always baked…

body after baby

it's interesting to me to see the different mom cliques & mom shaming that goes on. although I do not take part in it, I quickly realized after becoming a mother that it's like middle school on steroids. first of all Instagram is not a great depiction of REAL motherhood. no social media outlet is.…

Free Breast Pumps for New Parents, with Bump Benefits

It doesn't take long to realize once becoming pregnant that this parenthood thing is going to be expensive ! Baby gear in itself is overwhelming and scary to even think of. One of the HUGE things a new Mama Bear needs is a breast pump if she is thinking of taking her breast feeding passed…

Awareness : Realizing What I Would Have Missed

I recently got back from a weekend getaway to the Bahamas and because it was kid-free and husband-free I was able to read a book. YES! I started a book and finished it, that in itself is a small miracle when raising three little boys. I can't remember why or how I found the book…

Raising Cubs Target Problems

"Okay guys!" "Let's run into Target really quick, we'll need a few things" We walk out 2 hours later with nothing we originally went for. Who can relate? I'm learning to embrace long Target trips, and as you'll see from this vlog post, we even have some fun. So here's some advice to my fellow…