8 TIPS FROM A NEW DAD

For today’s post, I’d love to talk about new fatherhood.  Over the last six months, Andrew and I have talked about things that we were surprised happened or things we didn’t think we would do before we had children.  He revealed some funny and good tips to me.  Here were his eight tips about being a new dad in his…

E & A IN JULY

I love this photo series comparing Emma and Elsie’s favorites on A Beautiful Mess. I thought it would be a fun project to document Addison’s favorites and compare some mama and baby favorites every month. This is what Erin and Addison are doing in July 2014. Reading:  Defending Jacob by William Landay // Dr. Seuss Ciircus McGurkus Playing: With my…

WHAT’S IN MY DIAPER BAG. I …

Let me just get this out of the way and say yes, this is a sponsored mom post but I really promise it’s going to be a very painless one.  Like a fun one because hello…babies!  And things you carry around for your baby all day ‘errrr day.  I’m always curious about what’s in other moms bags so today I’m…

SLEEP IS OVERRATED…TIRED IS THE NEW …

So the thing about sleep is, our house isn’t getting much of it lately. Actually that’s a lie.  ERIN is not getting much of it lately.  The baby sleeps all the time, the dog sleeps allllllll the time and the husband…well he doesn’t sleep all the time but he’s getting a hella lot more than I am. Last week, Addison…

The First Three Months

Well we did it.  This little monkey turned three months on Friday and we are officially out of the “fourth trimester” phase.  It makes me a little sad to think about how fast this has gone already.  She’s changed so much and I’ve learned a lot in the past three months.  More than I ever have learned in my life.  It was…

An Ode to the Mamas

^^Addison was the most smiley during the outtakes.  Of course. Mother’s Day. What a very very different day for me this year than in years past. If you would have told me last year that I would be celebrating this day for myself I would have laughed in your face. But oh my what a year does to the soul.…

Weighing Me Down

Good afternoon and happy Saturday!  I hope your day is as bright and sunny as ours is here!  The sun is beaming and the windows are open!  Oh sweet May, I’m so happy you finally feel like spring around these parts!  It is day ten of our Blog Every Day in May challenge and today’s topic is something a little…