Helping new and expecting moms through the messiness of pregnancy, babies, and toddlerhood.

Posts by Nicolle

How to (Gradually) Potty Train Your One Year Old

Have you had it with dirty diapers? Do you think your one year old may be showing signs that she’s ready to start potty training?  There’s no magical age of when you should start to potty train, but there are many children that are developmentally ready by 18 to 24 months of age. Sometimes even…

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11 Simple Ways to Treat Yo-Self as a New Mom

I can’t stress enough how important self-care is for new moms. We need to take care of ourselves in order to take care of our family.  Plus, taking care of tiny humans is just plain exhausting! Us moms deserve some time to ourselves to relax and rejuvenate.  But, self-pampering often takes a back burner, as we’re…

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How to Prepare Your Body for a Healthy Pregnancy

Hoping to get pregnant soon? Wondering what you can to do to boost your fertility and prepare your body for all the crazy changes that come with pregnancy?  Of course, we can’t always plan when our babies are conceived. But, by making some lifestyle changes at least 3 months leading up to conception, we can…

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A Boobs to Butt Checklist for a Quick Postpartum Recovery

Making sure you have everything on your postpartum checklist for a speedy recovery? In search of all the best postpartum necessities for new moms?  Giving birth was truly an empowering experience for me, but I was pretty surprised by all the postpartum discomforts that come with. After delivering two babies, I’ve rounded up all the…

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9 Nifty Nature Crafts Toddlers Can Do

Looking for nature crafts to do with your toddler? In search of art projects that inspire creativity and get your kids outside?  Nature and art go hand-in-hand. Nature inspires art, and you can make art out of nature. Plus, there are just so many benefits to both. Art helps develop fine motor, language, and decision…

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Nature Suncatcher Craft for Toddlers

Looking for a fun and simple nature craft for your toddler to do?  We had a blast creating this nature suncatcher inspired by The Artful Parent, so I thought I’d share it with you. It’s a great way to explore nature and inspire creativity!  *This post contains affiliate links. See my full disclosure here.  Materials…

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The Best Toddler Art Supplies to Always Have on Hand

Looking to make an arts and crafts kit for your toddler? In search of some of the best non-toxic art supplies for your little Picasso?  It’s never to early to introduce your little to the world of art. After all, art inspires imagination, creativity, and even promotes learning and development. But, some art supplies are…

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5 Fantastic Things to Do with Your Placenta Instead of Toss It

The placenta is truly amazing. This specialized organ helped your baby grow and thrive while in your womb. It supplied nutrients, blood, and oxygen. It helped transfer waste and kept out germs. It created life inside you.  The placenta deserves to be appreciated and celebrated. Plus, it can even provide many benefits postpartum. But, how…

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