The First Months: Newborn Essentials

Navigating baby gear can be a bit of a nightmare. When I was creating my registry, I leaned hard on family & friends who recently had babies and also did a ton research on my own. Even so, there were so many things I missed. So I’m going to share…

Isabelle Rosalind: A Birth Story

On July 24, we welcomed Isabelle Rosalind to our family. The last six weeks have been a whirlwind of feeding, late nights and all the baby snuggles – and, if I’m being honest, quite a bit of online baby shopping and excessive Googling. Newborn life in a nutshell is this:…

12 weeks to go! Second Trimester Pregnancy Recap

When we found out I was expecting back in November, July felt *so* far away. Everyone said the months would fly and, honestly, I scoffed at it. Now that I’m here, I can honestly say I’ve never had seven months go by more quickly. Overall, the second trimester was one…

Baby on Board! My First Trimester Recap

If you missed the news on Instagram last week – we’re having a baby! I’m due later this summer, which means I’m into the second trimester now. We’re thrilled to be adding a little Leo to our home (although I’m not sure Mike is prepared to live with two of…