Hospital Bag Checklist

Hospital Bag Checklist

Everyone is always asking what they should pack in their bag for the hospital. Some people bring a lot and use it all, and others don’t even end up opening their bags. It’s obviously personal, and what you use may vary depending on which hospital you go to, your length of stay, and how things go during labor. So we each put together our lists of “must-have” items, based on what we brought and actually used. Read on for Emily’s list and Rebekah’s list…

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Rotate Toys and Declutter Your Home

Rotate Toys and Declutter Your Home

We caught up with Organization by Allison to talk about a problem that many of us parents encounter: having our living room (or entire home) overrun by toys – including many toys our kids hardly even play with! She shared a great technique to keep kids engaged with fewer toys, while keeping the clutter and chaos in check.

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Favorite Items for Babies & Toddlers

Favorite Items for Babies & Toddlers

We shared this list with our Expectant Mom and New Mom groups, and we were so proud of it that we thought the world should know. So here it is. Emily's & Rebekah's Top 5 Million Favorite Items List. Nah just kidding...it's only like 237,000.

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10 Tips for First-Time Moms That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

10 Tips for First-Time Moms That You Won’t Find Anywhere Else

There are countless blogs on The Top Things You Need For A Baby, The Top Things You Need To Know When Having a Baby, and Things No One Tells You About Having a Baby. But for some reason, I did not see tips like these ANYWHERE else and had to learn the hard way. Yes, I am making a big claim here, but seriously – I read a lot of new mom blogs in the middle of the night when I couldn’t sleep and they were basically all about...

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Babies and Puppies: They’re Not All That Different

Babies and Puppies: They’re Not All That Different

My now-husband and I got our dog four years ago, when he was just a 12-week-old puppy. I posted a photo on Facebook of us holding our new fur baby with an ironic (and hilarious, if I do say so myself) birth announcement description. Following that were many photos of our new family member, doing various cute things, and at one point I even (half-)jokingly posted something on Facebook comparing how having a puppy must be like having a baby...

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