2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Babies

2016 Holiday Gift Guide for Babies // ages 0-1

  Yesterday, I kicked off my week of gift guides with a gift guide for kids (ages 2-8’ish) and now I’m back with a guide for babies. I had to cut myself off when I was making this one, because I could’ve gone on and on…and on. I couldn’t help it. Baby stuff is just […]

A Beautiful, Challenging and Unexpected Journey

A Beautiful, Challenging and Unexpected Journey // via The Little Things We Do

My breastfeeding journey has been anything but expected. Literally everything about it has surprised me. First I was surprised by how difficult it was and then by how easy it became. I was surprised by how convenient it could be and yet how inconvenient it felt at times. I was surprised by the sometimes love/hate relationship I had […]

Our Favorite Mama/Baby Things + a GIVEAWAY!

Our Favorite Mama/Baby Things + a GIVEAWAY!

In case you didn’t see it, I am hosting a pretty fantastic giveaway over on my Instagram this week filled with some of my favorite mama and baby items that you should totally go enter. I shared the basics of the giveaway over there, but wanted to elaborate her in a full blog post about […]

the little things.

Sometimes when you’re a stay-at-home mom… the most exciting part of your day is taking pictures of your baby playing in a box. …and even though it may not seem very exciting to anyone else, it makes you happy and that’s pretty great. What little thing has made you happy today? xo Lauren

we had a baby fern!

I hope you’ll understand, but Fill in the Blank Friday is being postponed this week, because….I wanted to introduce you to the newest member of our family!  Fern Winter Hartmann Born Sunday, January 15th, 2012, at 3:32 pm 8 lbs. 7 oz. and 21.25″ long I apologize for the lack of blog posts this week, but we’ve […]

possibly my last baby free weekend.

My due date hasn’t arrived yet. But, it’s weird to think that Fern could arrive anytime now and it’s quite possible that I just had my last free weekend before becoming a parent.  Crazy! Here’s how I spent it…. Having a girl’s night at American Dream Pizza with Becca, Echo (and little Poppy!) and Amanda. […]