This one is going to take me a while. With a 15 month old at home, holidays ahead, and work to do, there are just not enough hours in the day. Progress however, is happening. "Sagma arrived in typical fashion, she was well dressed, her hair pulled back. She wore a deep purple scarf about… Continue reading NanoWriMooooo….Year.
Okay, let's be real about this momfit thing. There are a thousand and one articles out there about how to be a healthy and fit parent. Lots of information that you will either find encouraging or quite discouraging. I'm not here to discourage though, I'm solely here to say: this is hard. Self care is… Continue reading Walking with Soul
As my sweet, happy, little man is growing and learning so very much every day he has become the epitome of a little guy with big emotions. We experienced our first full on tantrum recently stemming from frustration. Two things occurred to me as I sat with my screaming son - identifying his emotions verbally… Continue reading Pintrest Mom – Tools for Tantrums
Texas summer is no joke. We spend most of the time in reverse hibernation with the blinds closed and the curtains drawn. When we do get out we are starting to find ourselves poolside. In addition to our sunscreen from back home, our big floppy hat, our caters swim top and our swim diaper from… Continue reading Summer Poolside with SwimZip Sunnies (Initial Review)
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.
Trying to work while the child naps. Trying to get the child to nap so you can work. Scheduling work, playdates, and life, trying to build or maintain friendships. Wishing there were more hours in the day, trying to pay attention so you don't miss his first steps or first anything, working until midnight or… Continue reading Mom LYFE
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'm so in love with the Dreamland print that Soul and Smartbottoms have created. In addition to the Day Bag, which I will talk more about soon (spoiler: I LOVE it), we also got a pair of Soft Souls. Let me tell you, 'SOFT' is an understatement. These little shoes are so soft they are… Continue reading Dreamland Soft Soul