Sleep Training

Just when you think you have one thing figured out, something else changes... “You nap when the baby naps,” is a great piece of advice that A LOT of people gave Andrew and I, but it only works if your baby actually naps... In the beginning, (the first few weeks) Hudson would nap ALL the …

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Postpartum

This post is probably the hardest one for me to write, yet the subject I feel is the most important to share. In the first few days upon arriving home, I remember so clearly sitting on the couch holding Hudson and bawling, telling my Mom and Andrew, "I am not cut out to be a …

Breastfeeding

....And we're home. The crying would not stop...from baby and from mommy. Breastfeeding was not easy, but Hudson was latching and he was getting my breast milk, the best of the best. So I thought... A week after Hudson was born, he had his first week checkup. He was doing great, but he was slightly …

My Year Off

To begin with, this post (and the 7 posts to follow in the near future) are most definitely not about cooking. For the last few months I have been thinking about writing a few blog posts about my year off on maternity leave. Why, you may ask? The truth is, I wanted to share MY …

Energy Bites

Who does not love a good energy ball? There are SO many variations of energy bites, which is fun because you can try lots of delicious recipes that way. I found this winner on BuzzFeed: No-Added-Sugar-Snacks. Note: There might be other snack ideas on this site that interest you. I know that I will be trying …