DIY · parenthood

2 Ingredient All Natural Baby Powder

Although we are passionate DIYers, we do recognize that we can't make EVERYTHING in life, even if we wanted to. There are simply not enough hours in the day. However there are some things, in our opinion, that are just silly not to make and this post is about one of them. Less than a… Continue reading 2 Ingredient All Natural Baby Powder

Crafts · DIY · parenthood

Watercolor Painting with Beetroot

I am constantly looking for ways to reduce waste and simplify our life at home. Maybe I'm a little too determined. If I had things my way, we would probably be living knee-high in a collection of recyclable materials. Unfortunately there are not enough hours in the day to see all my ideas through and… Continue reading Watercolor Painting with Beetroot

Baby · lifestyle · parenthood

Potty Training Before Age 2

Happy Monday friends! Our little hobbit just turned two years old last week (sobs) and we are getting ready to take potty training to the next level. I've struggled to write about this topic for a while now because 1) The first time I told someone I was potty training it felt like everything went… Continue reading Potty Training Before Age 2

Life · parenthood

Five Baby Proofing Essentials

As parents, we can tell you that there is no greater joy than seeing your baby reach his or her first milestones. First solid food, first words, first steps...they all pale in comparison to that exhilarating moment when your child opens their first cupboard or drawer. Not! Depending on what you store in your cupboards… Continue reading Five Baby Proofing Essentials

Life · parenthood

Bed-share, don’t care

Bed-sharing. It’s one of those things that elicits strong reactions of admonition from family members, co-workers, and total strangers alike. “You let him sleep in your bed?! You need to fix that!” I can’t tell you the number of times I have heard this and while it’s natural to feel doubt about parenting choices, I… Continue reading Bed-share, don’t care

Baby · parenthood

Reflections on a year of cloth-diapering

Our little hobbit turned one yesterday (where did the time go?!) and we have been reflecting all week on the year that has passed. It certainly wasn't easy. There were so many things we had to learn and many more sleepless nights but we loved every minute of our first year as parents. One of… Continue reading Reflections on a year of cloth-diapering