Category: Family

Three is the New Two


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It seems like everyone I know these days is having a third child. For years it felt like everyone was having two. Two seems like a good number; There is one child for each parent to manage, everything you book from vacations and hotels seems to be accomodating for 4 (two adults and two kids); … Continue reading Three is the New Two

Cake Smash


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Hard to believe my baby turned one over a month ago. I’ve been a little busy over here so haven’t had the chance to share any details. A week before her party we had a cake smash photo shoot at my house with the amazing and talented Alexa of Alexa Drew Photography. I got some … Continue reading Cake Smash

Earth Week 2015 – Spring Clean for a Great Cause – Second Chance Toys


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Spring is in the air (finally)! That means it’s time to spring clean. This week is Earth Week and it is a great reminder that we should be mindful of our earth and instead of throwing things away find ways to recycle them. The organization, Second Chance Toys (SCT), rescues, cleans and redistributes gently used … Continue reading Earth Week 2015 – Spring Clean for a Great Cause – Second Chance Toys

My Year in Review


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It has been a crazy, hectic year. As I look back, I truly have a lot to be thankful for. In January I passed my dietetic exam, and officially became a Registered Dietitian. Two short weeks later, in February, I welcomed my second daughter into the world. After all of the issues I had early … Continue reading My Year in Review

Gifts That Give Back


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As we endlessly search for the perfect holiday gifts for family and friends sometimes I think as a society we forget the true meaning of the holiday season. It’s a time of giving and joy, but it’s also a time to be thankful and to give to those that are less fortunate.  When purchasing gifts this … Continue reading Gifts That Give Back

Donation for Imagination


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Imagine a world without art and creativity.  For preschoolers this is a huge developmental building block.  Unfortunately some children don’t have access to art supplies.  Julius Jr. and Blick Art Materials have launched the “Donation for Imagination” art supplies drive at six New York Blick stores, running now through December 24. The program encourages fans … Continue reading Donation for Imagination

Preschoolers and the Public Tantrum: 4 Survival Strategies


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Reblogged from EverydayFamily.com: “We’ve all been there: You are halfway through your grocery list when your preschooler has an epic meltdown because he can’t have a cookie he saw and now must have. While you may know exactly how you would respond to this episode at home, what do you do in the middle of … Continue reading Preschoolers and the Public Tantrum: 4 Survival Strategies

The Teal Pumpkin Project for an Allergy-Friendly Halloween


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I don’t have kids with food allergies, but I can imagine how scary Halloween is for parents that have children with food allergies. While I’m sure parents want to allow their kids to participate in the festivities, if their child has severe allergies it is a big concern. This Halloween, Food Allergy Research & Education … Continue reading The Teal Pumpkin Project for an Allergy-Friendly Halloween