Baby's First Year · Pregnancy

New Moms: How to Save Money on Baby Stuff!

I’m a pretty frugal mom. I got lucky that we received a lot of what my baby needed (and a lot of what she didn’t) for the first 6+ months of her life at the baby shower and from a few of my “mom friends” who were offloading their baby clothing. But I also don’t… Continue reading New Moms: How to Save Money on Baby Stuff!

Baby's First Year · Montessori

Montessori Playroom Tour

With the exception of hanging the mirror, Kylie’s Montessori-style playroom is now complete! We filmed a detailed video tour for you guys today, which you can watch below. Also, don’t forget to check out what else we’ve started doing to implement Montessori at home, as well as some of my favorite resources for doing so!… Continue reading Montessori Playroom Tour

Baby Led Weaning · Baby's First Year

Baby Led Weaning: Recipe Roundup!

Looking for some easy, yummy baby led weaning recipes to try with your little one? I’ve been busily bookmarking recipes left and right since I first discovered that BLW existed, and now that my baby girl Kylie is becoming a more seasoned solid food eater, I’ve been revisiting my pins to start trying out some… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning: Recipe Roundup!

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Baby Led Weaning: First Month of Food & How It Was Prepared

So you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon for baby led weaning, but you’re not sure what to give your baby to eat or how to make it? You’re in luck! Today I’m sharing with you Kylie’s entire first month of food, starting at 5 months & 3 weeks old. I will also share exactly… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning: First Month of Food & How It Was Prepared

Montessori

My Favorite Montessori Resources!

Here’s a collection of some of my absolute favorite resources for learning about Montessori philosophy and ideas for implementing it in your home! We started changing our home and environment to begin raising our daughter with these philosophies when we first discovered it when she was 6 months old, and so far it’s been a… Continue reading My Favorite Montessori Resources!

Baby's First Year · Montessori

Starting Montessori at 6 Months

Although my baby girl is still only 6 months old, I have already found myself considering where I might send her for preschool once I go back to work in two years. Hubby and I recently moved to Denver, CO, and I discovered there’s a fabulous Montessori school right around the corner from our house!… Continue reading Starting Montessori at 6 Months

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Baby Led Weaning: A Quick Start Guide

If you’ve never heard of this whole “new-fangled” idea of baby led weaning before (which really isn’t all that new), then please allow me to make it really simple for you: it’s when you start feeding your baby real food from the very start. Yep, that’s right… the very same stuff you would make and… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning: A Quick Start Guide

Baby's First Year

Ultimate List of Baby Play Ideas (0-6 Months)

Stuck for something fun to do with your little one? Welcome to the HOLY GRAIL of baby play idea lists! This a ginormous compilation of the best baby play ideas from across the web, appropriate for babies ranging from age newborn to 6 months. I’ve quickly discovered that, as a stay-at-home mom, I’ve got to… Continue reading Ultimate List of Baby Play Ideas (0-6 Months)

Baby's First Year · Pregnancy

7 Gift Ideas for New Moms (That They Will ACTUALLY Appreciate!)

Ask any woman who’s just had (or is about to have) a baby, and she’ll tell you the number one thing she wants the most… more sleep! However, if you’re looking to get a little something special for that freshly minted mom in your life, the gift of more sleep is not necessarily the easiest… Continue reading 7 Gift Ideas for New Moms (That They Will ACTUALLY Appreciate!)