Top 10 Baby Stocking Stuffers

Even though the bigger and better Christmas presents are usually the ones under the tree, I’ve always loved the tradition of stockings, and I enjoy stuffing others’ as much as I enjoy opening my own. There’s just something fun about small, individually-wrapped presents, as well as getting creative to find good gifts that will actually…

Items That Don’t Make Your Home Look [Too Much] Like a Daycare

Before having a baby, my husband and I made a pact that we wouldn’t let our apartment become overrun with toys and brightly colored items. We had taken a lot of care in decorating our place, and while of course we wanted our baby to have toys she’d enjoy and items that we’d need to…

Baby’s Holiday Wish List

My mother-in-law recently asked me what she should get her granddaughter for the holidays and her first birthday, which closely follows. I wanted to provide her with a list, so she could choose the item(s) she liked the best and make it feel a little more special than just telling her one thing to buy….

Everything You Need for Traveling with a Baby (and More)

Before getting into this packing list, I should note that I am a notorious over-packer and over-planner. I’m the type of person who tends to travel with anything I might possibly need, just in case. So this is a VERY thorough list. I first put it together when we were going on a week-long vacation…