The Greatest Gift

“Yesterday is history. Tomorrow a mystery. Today is a gift, that’s why we call it the present.” There was one thing I knew years before Zander was conceived, throughout my pregnancy, and now, since he’s been here with us. The one thing through it all that has stayed strong and clear is that all Zander Read More …

I thought I knew…

I read so many books while I was pregnant. I’ve consulted a gazillion women and sometimes men, who either walked before me or are currently new parents themselves. There’s a wonderful quote by Natural Mother Magazine that I love to remember and use as my compass, “Research Everything, then follow your instincts.” It would be an Read More …

FP Zen Swing Review

Fisher Price Zen Collection Cradle Swing This is a very beautiful swing, aesthetically it’s pleasing, and it is so soft. We have received many compliments on the style, the dragonfly mobile, and the overall look of the product. Our newborn seemed to love being in this and occasionally fell asleep while swinging. I am not Read More …

Solly Wrap Review

The Wrap by Solly Baby This wonderfully crafted, luxuriously soft wrap is made in The USA. It is one of my favorite carriers, except for one, major drawback. There is only one position, baby facing you. My baby needed to face the world before he was 4 months so there has been many times I’ve put this on Read More …

How We Got to Sleep

Sleep. It’s such a huge topic for new parents and everyone has unique situations. Some parents choose to “sleep train” and of those, some want to start early and some wait longer. Some parents may wait until the day comes when they realize what they’ve been doing and everything they’ve tried just isn’t working. Some Read More …

Zolo Ring Sling Review

Zolo Ring Sling Ahhhhhh, The Zolo Sling. Ahhhhh….or should I say…arrrrggghhhhh!! Ok. This was my first carrier. It was a gift. I’ll have to post a picture of the one I have, it is so beautiful. I mean really, look at this women carrying this very content baby. The design, the style, the print – Read More …

Ergo Baby Carrier Review

Ergo (avg price $120) The Ergo Carrier is used for babies a little bigger, usually starting at 12-15lbs.  They do offer an infant insert which you can use for newborns up to 4-5 months. I did not use the insert but from my online research, MANY reviewers seem to like using it. I personally have found that Read More …

Moby vs. Boba

Moby vs. Boba (Moby avg price $40 / Boba avg price $35) vs.   I am reviewing the WRAPS here, both products come in other carrier options. For ME, I found Moby Wrap to be awesome. They actually are both great, and once again, preference trumps all. The biggest difference to me was the fabric’s elasticity. I preferred Read More …