I know that many of you have been waiting for my debut novel Ladybird Adrift to show up in print, and today is your lucky day! I’ve just officially signed off on the second edition, and it’s sitting all shiny and new on Amazon. Continue reading Ladybird Adrift available in print now!
I will always support that you do what works best for your family. But after a year plus of breastfeeding, I feel uniquely suited to recommend some products I love! Continue reading 6 Helpful Gifts for Breastfeeding Mamas
I loved the The Little House series as a little girl and always wanted to make their signature snow candy! Continue reading Homemade Maple Syrup Candy… Pioneer-Girl Style!
Considering how long this year has seemed, it’s hard to believe that Christmas is right around the corner. I like to squeeze every bit of holiday cheer out of the season, which usually means watching as many Christmas movies as possible! I pulled together a list of some of my holiday favorites – the list isn’t exhaustive, but it’s a great sampling of family movies … Continue reading The Best Family Christmas Movies and Where to Stream Them!
2020 has been a doozy of a year, and children have had little to look forward to through this pandemic. Many Christmas traditions will be cancelled this year, as well. There are always your standard Christmas traditions – baking together, watching Christmas movies, decorating the tree – those mostly remain intact. But big family dinners, Yankee swaps, and trips to The Nutcracker or Radio City … Continue reading 4 (Socially Distant) Ways to Sprinkle a Little Extra Magic into Your Holiday Season
Breastfeeding is a special time between you and your little one that will be over before you know it, so it’s important to make sure you’re making the most of it – which for some of us, may include taking lots of pictures and maybe even ordering keepsakes! Creating the popular Tree of Life breastfeeding image as shown here is easy – you just need … Continue reading How to Make a “Tree of Life” Breastfeeding Image
Thanks for wandering over to my little corner of the blogosphere. (Um… are we still calling it the blogosphere? What’s an e-girl? Send help, I am old now.) It’s been years since I’ve blogged with any sort of regularity, and even back then I didn’t have any sort of “plan,” I merely threw things together as life happened to me. (I often called my blog … Continue reading Meet Alison! Or is that “Miss P”?
The holidays look a little different this year, but there are a few special treats that we can hopefully still enjoy. Continue reading 5 Holiday Joys COVID-19 Can’t Touch
Baby P. turned one last week, and we had a small outdoor get-together this weekend to celebrate. I was certain I must have been crazy to attempt to throw a fully outdoor party in mid-November, but the weather cooperated and it was actually nice out! Due to COVID-19, I’ve RSVPed ‘no’ to my share of parties this year. At the same time, I understand the … Continue reading A Birthday Fit for a Lovebug!
CW: Infant loss is a highly sensitive, personal topic. I am not a medical professional by any means, so please do not take this as medical advice. Educate yourself, consult your pediatrician, and do what works best for your family. When I was pregnant with Baby P., I took Little P. to a “big brother training course” at a local hospital to prepare for his … Continue reading Why Bed-sharing May Be Safer Than You’ve Been Led to Believe