The Ollie Swaddle – Parent Review

The Ollie Swaddle Review

I have a very special feature for you today! One of my friends - Nina - had been posting on Instagram raving about a new swaddle she purchased for her son, Jackson.  We spoke, in the first few weeks of Jackson's life, about the struggle with his sleep.  I know it's VERY difficult and stressful, and emotional and - and - and. If you've BEEN in that position, or are IN that position, read on!  Thank you Nina, and of course Hindi with The Ollie World for this review and sponsoring the giveaway at the end of the post!   Is there such a thing as a restful looking new Mommy or Daddy? … [Read more...]

Ellen’s Mother’s Day Stroller: Quinny Buzz Xtra Giveaway

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I'm not sure if you have come across the special Mother's Day Special before with the Ellen Show.  I tried to get on it when I was pregnant with Aubrey, and would have with Luke (but that theme was first time moms).  One of my girlfriend's attended the one in 2013 and it was truly incredible to see the brands gift so many of their products to the audience.  Last week, the Ellen Show re-aired the show.  Here's a snip of some of the goodies given away: Man. Baby Gear always excites me!!! And I'm glad to bring a special giveaway to you - one of the items that appears just before the 10 … [Read more...]

Get Outside To Clear Your Head

Maxi Cosi Kaia Stroller Review

This is a sponsored post and contains affiliate links. Thank you for taking the time to read our story! Tuesday night was a very hard night.  I posted this on Instagram and I know many moms have had the same thought at some point or another: It was a really rough night. And a really rough morning. Will Luke ever sleep more than 4 hours at a time? Hope it's not when pigs fly. So when it came time to pick up Luke, instead of driving there, I decided to walk and get some fresh air.  I was grateful that mid-day it was warm but a nice breeze was circling around me.  My in-laws live just … [Read more...]

One Pot Baby Food

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Luke has been doing really well with trying purees. You might recall I had been struggling getting him to eat anything beyond puffs. But my persistence paid off, and something flipped, and now he actually enjoys the different purees I've been buying at the store.  But, that gets expensive REAL fast.  So I decided last week to make some more baby food - as his stock of frozen sweet potatoes & Gala apples was almost gone.  So I hit up the store, threw a bunch of veggies in the cart, and left.   I had every intention of making each item separately for him to try out. I mean, … [Read more...]

When You Give an Anne a Blog Post…

EVERYONE!! I'm happy to introduce a fun hilarious blogger-  Anne - who is awesome for her humor and love of cat pants.  Follow her blog and you'll see more.  She's taking over my site today so enjoy!  And yes I know that title is completely random. But hopefully it intrigued you enough to click on through....Plus did you know MY middle name is Anne???? oh here, a picture of the pants. aren't they awesome!!!   I was excited to participate in AJ's blog swap idea, because I'm always up for a fun challenge.  Melissa and I floated the idea of me taking Aubrey for the day, but then we … [Read more...]