Holiday Gift Guide: Husband Edition

This year for Christmas I already have an “experience” gift planned for Tim to a sporting event that we want to attend. I also have a few little items for him that I can’t share here because he reads the blog 🙂 However, I wanted to share some gifts I have given him on recent occasions or that he knows he is getting this year. I called it the husband edition but these gifts would be great for all the men in your life!

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Holiday Gift Guide: Toddler Edition

I am SO excited for Christmas with Charlotte now that she is old enough to really understand gifts. We don’t like to spend too much on gifts for her because she is 1) spoiled well loved by our family and friends and 2) we like to put money into her college account.  That being said, there is nothing better than watching a child’s joy opening presents, so I have done a ton of research to find great options for Charlotte for Christmas morning that won’t break the bank. I thought I would share some of my research with you all.

She already has the first item, but it is such a great toy that I wanted to share it all with you!  I hope your kiddos/nieces/nephews/etc. enjoy these fun items!

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Bumpdate #2

I had big intentions of posting bumpdates throughout this pregnancy to track my journey. Then life happened, and I here I am nearing the finish line with my last update given at 15 weeks. Oops!! I decided to focus this update on responding to questions I often get on this pregnancy. I have lots of fun posts written on motherhood, family travel, food, etc. and I’m really hoping to get better at posting and sharing them, along with posts as we navigate life with Baby J 2.0. Happy Reading!

(From left to right: 24 weeks, 30 weeks, 36 weeks)

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A Working Mama’s Guide to Pumping

I am very behind in writing this post because I finished pumping at work last October – shortly after my little lady turned one. I pumped at work for over nine months after my maternity leave, so I know firsthand that pumping at work (and breastfeeding in general) can be super daunting. I wanted to share any advice I could….. better late than never, right?

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