Gift Guide for New Dads

All of the ideas below I have given to my husband for various occasions: Christmas, birthday, Valentine’s Day, anniversary, Father’s Day, etc. (giving gifts is so much easier now that we have a baby!) 3 Pictures of Baby That Spell Out “DAD” I bought a wooden “A” and “D” then took a bunch of pictures […]

Children’s Books Themed Baby Shower

My friends hosted my baby shower for Lily and it was so awesome. It was children’s book themed and they did a fantastic job carrying through the theme in every area. There were piles of old books as decor, dyed pages as a photo backdrop, candy in little books as party favors, and every dessert […]

Disneyland at Christmas Time

Disneyland at Christmas is one of my favorite things. Disneyland alone is one of my favorite things, but add Christmas to it and it’s truly extra magical! This year the Christmas season starts on November 8 and continues until January 6. These are some of my must-dos: Picture Spots: the giant Christmas tree on Main […]

Activities for You and Your 9-Month-Old Baby

(This page contains affiliate links. Find our disclaimer page here) Visit Places You could go places like the park, a play yard at a mall, a zoo, or a theme park (I love Disneyland so Lily has been there a few times already). Your baby is now more aware of the world, but is not yet […]

Disneyland with an 11-month-old

This is a follow-up to my post about going to Disneyland with a baby. We just took Lily again because our annual passes were unblocked from the summer. This trip we only went into Disneyland. September and October is more crowded in the afternoon in California Adventure, due to Oogie Boogie Bash. We finally got […]

Disneyland Diaper Bag

(This page contains affiliate links. Find our disclaimer page here) We have a Petunia Pickle Bottom backpack diaper bag in the Winnie the Pooh print (below is the Lion King print) and I love it! It has the perfect amount of storage for us and is cute and convenient. What I Pack for my 11-month-old (it’s […]

Why I Chose to Breastfeed

I breastfed with Lily and absolutely loved it. It was the right decision for our family, but no judgement on you mommas feeding your babies formula, because fed is best and every family and every baby is different. I can only speak to our situation and why it was perfect for us; be open to […]

Our Favorite English-Spanish Baby Books

(This page contains affiliate links. Find our disclaimer page here) I want my daughter to grow up fluent in both English and Spanish. To help her get there (and to help me learn Spanish) we have been borrowing English-Spanish books from the library. These are our favorites. These are our favorite English baby books. This is […]

I Traveled to Europe Pregnant!

(This page contains affiliate links. Find our disclaimer page here) I was 2 months pregnant when we went. We had already planned it before we found out we were pregnant and decided to keep to our plans as a last baby-free trip. We had not planned full-day itineraries, and it was a good thing because I […]

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