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9 things to consider when buying a family car

December 5, 2018
2016 GMC Acadia for a family of 4

This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of Kelley Blue Book; however, all thoughts and opinions are my own. There are so many nuances to buying a car for your family that I never had to think about when it was just me. I upgraded from my little compact car to my first “mom car” (a Honda Pilot) when Blaire was a month old. All I…

turning our 4-year-old forward facing

May 30, 2018
Graco Extend2Fit 4Ever Car Seat

Thank you to Graco for providing us with these car seats to review. All thoughts and opinions are my own. I’ve mentioned quite a few times how important car seat safety is to me. When Blaire was born, I was CLUELESS about car seat safety. In the hospital they told us she looked good in her car seat and that was that. I look back on some photos and…

3 ways to beat stress during the holidays

November 19, 2017
Evenflo Pivot System

Thank you to Evenflo for featuring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are my own.  We all know the holidays can be super stressful, especially for parents. But, really, why do we do this to ourselves every. single. year? We (I) know the holidays are coming. We (I) wait until the last minute to make lists for family members, to purchases gifts for everyone, and I literally wait…

Car Seat Safety (In & Out of the Car) with Cybex

June 6, 2017
Cybex Cloud Q Infant Car Seat

Thank you to Cybex for sponsoring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If you know me, then you know I’m passionate about car seat safety. I believe in extended rear facing and, yes, my daughter is still rear facing at 3 years, 4 months. When I was a new mom, car seats seemed so self explanatory. Buckle your baby in and they’re just good to go, right?!…

Easier Car Seat Installation with Britax ClickTight

May 22, 2017
Britax Advocate ClickTight ARB Convertible

Thank you to Britax for sponsoring today’s post. All thoughts and opinions are my own. If you had asked me while I was pregnant with Blaire what I would be most passionate about when it came to childcare, I would have probably said something like creating fun, educational activities daily instead of letting my child watch tv… or I am never letting my child eat anything that’s not organic. Well, both of these…