Baby Sleep Update

Little Man's birthday is just two short weeks away and we have made it through the first year, sanity intact.  We've had our ups and downs with sleep over the past year but I believe we've finally settled on a routine that works (for now).  Today I want to take some time to share our [...]

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Organ Donation: A Priceless Gift

124,000. Currently, nearly 124,000 people in the United States are waiting for a life-saving transplant (Unyts).  Countless more are waiting for tissue and eye donations that would greatly improve their quality of life. Tomorrow, April 21, Unyts will be celebrating Blue & Green Day to raise awareness of organ and tissue donation.  In honor of Blue [...]

Going Green: Tips for a Chemical Free Cleaning Routine

Remember when I resolved to blog more regularly, promising no more long hiatuses?  crickets chirping... Yeah, me too.  Yet here I am, three months later, crawling out of my cave like a bear after a long winter. There is something so refreshing about the spring.  After a long, cold winter in WNY, it makes my [...]

Surving the 4-Month Sleep Regression

Hey there, Mama. If you're reading this you are most likely tired. Exhausted. At the end of your rope. You've hit the dreaded 4-month sleep regression. Maybe you're sipping coffee at 5 a.m., wondering why on Earth your little cherub is awake so early. Or maybe you're up for what feels like the millionth time [...]

2017 Health Goals

Hello, and welcome back! I hope your holiday season was as enjoyable as mine. Between the bustle of the holidays and the New Year, I needed some time to recharge with my boys. One perk of my job as a teacher is an extended winter break (almost two weeks!) which meant lots of snuggles with [...]

A Letter to My Son

Six months ago you came screaming into this world and were placed on my chest.  My life began with your first breath. "Hi baby." Your eyes met mine.  I touched your face, marveled at ten perfect fingers and ten tiny toes.  I had prayed for you, waited for you, and finally you were here.  In [...]