As a little girl I fantasized about what I would be when I grew up. I planned my wedding, picked names for my children, and designed my dream home. I was so caught up in my master plan that when I was hit with a curve ball as an adult I didn’t know how to adjust. My imperfect fairy tale began when I married my best friend and his 3 year old son four years ago. Although … [Read more...] about From Majee To Mommy: The Journey Of Going From A Stepmother To A Mother
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To all the coaches, parents, and fans of little league, The season is upon us. Fields all over are filled with parents, fans, coaches, players, and umpires. It's an exciting time of year for boys and girls, the cold is finally turning warmer, the days are slowly becoming longer, school is almost out for summer, and their dreams of home runs are about to become realities. But … [Read more...] about The Little Boy On First Base
Deciding on what to add to a baby registry - particularly as a first-time mom - can be as exhilarating as it is overwhelming. Do I need a bassinet? What is a rocker? How many onesies will my little one go through? How many strollers do I really need? After lots of research, testing and sampling, we’ve rounded up over 30 tried and true must-haves to consider adding to your … [Read more...] about Baby Registry Must Haves for Expecting Moms
There are certain things in life that make us pause and reflect and remember the pain in our history that has taught us many lessons. Days like today challenge us, and stir up hurtful memories and hopefully allow us to grow. Today 9/11 my heart is aching for everyone that has suffered. I also live in full gratitude for my own personal experience that I survived with my children … [Read more...] about Remembering September 11th – That Fateful Day
The tiny newborn you hold in your arms will grow an impressive amount her first year of life but how much weight should a baby gain? According to Nemours Foundation, most babies triple their birth weight and grow in length by around 50 percent. Healthy babies enter the world in a variety of weights and sizes. Medical experts offer guidelines on how much weight your baby should … [Read more...] about How Much Weight Should a Baby Gain?