T is for Toddler – and Tantrums Too

By Kim, The New (Toddler) Mom It’s official. My baby isn’t a baby anymore (teardrop). I mean, he is MY baby, and will be forever – but as we got closer and closer to his first birthday I started to observe some real changes. Slowly but surely, the tantrums and meltdowns were starting up. I … Continue reading T is for Toddler – and Tantrums Too

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Baby Jetsetter: Flying the Friendly Skies

By Kim, The New Mom Pregnancy had a way of sending my vacation dreams to a screeching halt. After all, Zika is practically EVERYWHERE I want to be. This left us having a 2017 mini-cation at a mountain resort not too far away, in Western Maryland. It was lovely, but not representative of our usual … Continue reading Baby Jetsetter: Flying the Friendly Skies

An Unexpected Sisterhood

By Kim, The New Mom So I’ll start by acknowledging that yes, I am a sorority girl. I spent my college years running around campus with a group of women who grew into some of my most cherished lifelong friends. But, all that being said, it has long been my general opinion that women can … Continue reading An Unexpected Sisterhood

The Mom Bod Snapback

By Kim, The New Mom We’ve all seen it before while scrolling our Instagram or Facebook pages. You know what I’m talking about. Those “snapback” pictures of new moms who seemingly went back to their pre-pregnancy bodies quicker than imaginable. And let's be honest, there are also the moms who simultaneously snapback into a level … Continue reading The Mom Bod Snapback

A Matter of Taste: Navigating New Baby Food Worries

By Kim, The New Mom Recently, Consumer Reports issued a report detailing the results of tests conducted on a variety of baby foods. As the mom of a 6 month-old we are knee deep in purees and cereals these days, so I wanted to take the time to read the full report and get some … Continue reading A Matter of Taste: Navigating New Baby Food Worries