How We Got Jasper Sleeping On His Own: Our Version of Gentle Sleep Training

While I will never consider myself an expert on infant or toddler sleep, I will say I’ve had my fair share of restless nights (just like any other mama)! I certainly don’t have all of the answers but I know what it’s like to feel lost and at your wits end over a child thatContinue reading “How We Got Jasper Sleeping On His Own: Our Version of Gentle Sleep Training”

My Second Trimester: The Second Time Around

If I’m being honest, before I sat down to write this post I went and looked back at my blog post I wrote about my second trimester with Jasper. I feel like this trimester was so long but felt like it flew by with Jasper. I also wanted to compare how I felt then versusContinue reading “My Second Trimester: The Second Time Around”

Third Trimester Survival Guide

Welcome to the third and final installment of my “mini-series” here on my blog! For the first two posts please refer to First Trimester Survival Guide and Second Trimester Survival Guide. I feel like as a mama-to-be you either hate the third trimester or you love it. Either opinion is valid. Whether you love or hateContinue reading “Third Trimester Survival Guide”

Second Trimester Survival Guide

Welcome to the second trimester where you’re supposed to be glowing, fully of energy, and rocking that cute little bump of yours. While that may not be the case for every woman, you’ve made it out of the first trimester so that’s something you should be proud of. Whether you feel like a million bucksContinue reading “Second Trimester Survival Guide”

5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as A Mom

I can remember talking about having children with Mark very early on in our relationship. We knew as soon as we got married we wanted to start a family. Once I got pregnant I continued to fantasize about the mom I would be and what life would be like after having a baby. I envisionedContinue reading “5 Lessons I Learned in My First Year as A Mom”

I’m Half-Way There! My 20-week Pregnancy Update

Today I am celebrating being half-way through my pregnancy! However, I am not celebrating because I don’t like being pregnant but because I survived growing another human while taking care of a toddler, ha-ha! In all seriousness, it’s a big deal when you reach that halfway point! By now most of the morning sickness, ifContinue reading “I’m Half-Way There! My 20-week Pregnancy Update”

Jasper’s 11 Month Update

The official countdown is on! My baby boy is eleven months old, and this time next month he will be a toddler! How does that even happen?! I am truly baffled! I am experiencing all the emotions. Jasper’s 11 Month Update In true Jasper fashion, he made another huge developmental leap this month! He hasContinue reading “Jasper’s 11 Month Update”

Jasper’s 10 Month Update

Jasper is ten months old! This last month has been quite a wild ride and one of the most monumental months yet! Our little man is growing so fast and will be turning the big O-N-E in just two months! Where has the time gone?! Jasper’s 10 Month Update At ten months Jasper loves showingContinue reading “Jasper’s 10 Month Update”

Jasper’s 9 Month Update

Our little man is officially nine months old! Three more months until the big ONE! To be honest, I wasn’t expecting to see so many changes this month, but he just came out of a leap and holy moly! Just in these last few weeks he is a completely different baby! Jasper’s 9 Month UpdateContinue reading “Jasper’s 9 Month Update”

Introducing Solids to Jasper

As you may already know, I’ve been on a long journey of getting Jasper to eat solid foods. I had intended to share this blog post back when he was about six months old, but honestly, he wasn’t on a consistent schedule with eating and I was feeling pretty clueless. Now, Jasper is nine monthsContinue reading “Introducing Solids to Jasper”