Baby Life Lately Toddler

Tips for Traveling with a Toddler

August 3, 2015
tips for traveling with a toddler

Traveling with a toddler… the words nightmares are made of! The actual art of traveling for a trip isn’t usually super fun for anyone. Dirty airports, long security lines, delayed flights, cramped planes… or maybe you’re driving. Traffic, weather, construction… Ugh. My approach to flying with a child/toddler for the first time was to make sure we had lots of entertaining things.  I asked for help on Instagram and…


Help Spread the Love

June 16, 2015

I started my new job back in January, at a not-for-profit that focuses on helping women protect themselves, their families and their communities. When you spend a majority of your day promoting philanthropy, you can’t help but feel you could be doing something more to help those in need. It’s really amazing and humbling to attend award dinners, serve meals to the homeless and participate in fundraisers to recognize…

Baby Life Lately

Summer Checklist

June 10, 2015

Since it went from 70s-80s into the 90s in the matter of two weeks, I’m just going to say it’s officially summer here in Iowa! To me, the best part about summer is being able to relax and hang outside. After spending all of winter, and the majority of a rainy spring indoors, it’s so refreshing to be able to get some sun! I’ve put together our Summer…

Baby Baby & Toddler Favorites

13 & 14 Month Favorites

June 9, 2015
13 & 14 Month Baby Favorites

So I’m a little behind on sharing our monthly favorites. Time has just been flying by! The past few months Blaire has started playing so well independently. She spends hours putting her baby dolls into their stroller, shopping cart and car seat. She drags them all around and tries to put clothes on them and feed them. She even gives them kisses and likes to cuddle them. It…