We announced our second little one in early March. I used a program called RPG maker to create a 'game'' that revealed our good news at the end of a scripted sequence. Knowing that the vast majority of people would not take the time to 'play' the game, I recorded myself going through the game using a program called xsplit (local recording feature that saves the raw footage right to my computer). The 'game' was still quite long and I did as much editing as I thought I could get away with, but still it was a bit longer than I would have liked. We were sure to include our son Trent as the main character and it worked out just right.
This weekend my son turned one. This milestone is both exciting and bittersweet. My sweet sweet little baby is becoming a little boy and we, as parents, survived our first year in parenthood. I am flooded with emotions of pride, of aleviation, and also sadness. The days are long but the years are short. Time… Continue reading My Son is One
I recently chatted in the SOUL family USA facebook group about a few of the SOUL wraps I have and what I like about them. So I thought I would post a quick review about the SOUL products I own and what I love about them, and maybe what I love less about them.
My son has a new game before bed as the sun sets behind the house. He plays in the sun spots and I stealthily try to snap a few pictures. Today I think we both won.
It's summer time which means we are on the hunt for places to play this summer. Indoor play, splash pads, shaded parks, etc.
There's been a lot of buzz in my community about infant to toddler carriers. Soul's solution to this need, the AnoonA has made a timely appearance in the market place. As a mother of just one, I doubted the benefit of an infant to toddler carrier for my already 10 month old but what I found during my week with AnoonA is that this particular carrier offers such versatility that even at this age, there is lots of room to grow and that the AnoonA could grow with us!
I don't know why I'm always so intimidated to wrap in public. But I am and always default to a buckle carrier or ring sling. It could be worry that I'll do a bad wrap job, could be worry about wrapping in the parking lot, could be worry that he'll freak and need down faster… Continue reading Rucking in Public.
You guys! I am super excited to have recently been invited to be a part of the Soul ambassador program!
I've given in. There's no denying it now, I've officially tumbled into 'mommy blogging' territory. Instead of fighting it because of all the negativity and condescension that seems to come with that label, it is time to embrace.
There's a poem, or life lesson, or "inspirational" thingy floating around the internet about cherishing the moments with your children because you never know when it might be 'the last'. It's super depressing to read through and I'm pretty sure it's just designed to make hormonal mommas cry BUT it got me to thinking about my own moments that have ended.