How to Road Trip with a Toddler

It’s been a busy month for us already, and out just started. This past weekend, Chris and I took Friday and Monday off for a looking weekend, heading up to upstate New York for his family reunion. Chris’s mom is from a small town east of Syracuse called Canastota. If you look it up on […]

February Funk

It’s been kind of a weird week, and honestly, it’s put me in a little bit of a funk. Nothing major, but just things have been bugging me. You ever get like that? I’ve been kind of over everything this week and just craving some rest, but life certainly doesn’t stop just because you need […]

How to Handle a Long Commute with a Toddler

When we moved three months ago, one of my biggest worries was how Abbie would handle the longer drive. Our drive home is typically about 45 minutes to an hour, and that’s a long time for an energetic toddler to sit still in her car seat. Overall, Abbie has been pretty good about it, but […]

Transitioning From the Bottle

Toddlerhood is fun, but it’s already proving to be so many more decisions than I thought.  When does she go to one nap?  When do we convert her crib to a toddler bed?  And lately, when will we be done with bottles? Abbie is still getting three bottles a day – they only way she’ll […]

Toddler Lunches and Snacks

I think it goes without saying that I love being a mom.  I always knew I wanted to be one, and having Abbie only confirmed what I always knew.  What I don’t always love, however, are the tasks that come with being a mom.  Like laundry, cleaning poop, and figuring out what Abbie’s going to […]