My little wizard in training has an entire Harry Potter inspired room to get him ready for Hogwarts. I've been an avid Harry Potter fan since I first received my copy of the Sorcerer's Stone. I collected plush barn owls, banners, clocks, pillows and the occasional accessories. I've been able to bring that magic to … Continue reading Harry Potter Nursery
Babies need a lot of stuff. My house suddenly shrunk when my tiny person made his appearance. Literally every room of the house is storage for his stuff! Despite the overwhelming amounts of toys, blankets and loungers, there are a few key items I just couldn't live without. 1. Boppy Lounger This cushiony little lounger … Continue reading My Five Favorite Baby Accessories
I survived. I lived through the toughest boot camp of my life - motherhood 101. Raising a newborn can be exhausting. I've experienced many sleepless nights, endless feedings, crying fits (both me and the baby) and lots of prayer time. I love my son, but he can be a handful. One month later, and two … Continue reading Surviving Your First Month as Parents
I'm tired. I'll admit it. Taking care of a newborn around the clock is exhausting. Don't get me wrong, every lost minute of sleep is well worth it. My growing little boy is the biggest blessing I have ever received. Although our sleep is broken and we've gotten accustomed to periodic crying, my husband and … Continue reading Surviving Your First Week of Parenthood
As I'm waiting for my son to finally make his entrance, I've been passing the time with fun maternity photos sessions with my best friend and sister. Both had to two completely different ideas to capture this amazing stage in life and make me feel extra elegant along the way. Below are the photos my … Continue reading Maternity Photo Ideas
Create a magical Harry Potter inspired Baby Shower for your little witch or wizard.
3D and 4D ultrasounds are such an awesome experience to have during pregnancy. With so many places to choose from in town, it's hard to decide which studio is right for you. I was able to visit two different offices, one in Henderson and one in Summerlin, and I would highly recommend Baby's First Image. … Continue reading Baby’s First Image Las Vegas
Luckily for me, the first trimester wasn't too difficult. It started off with aversions to certain foods like oatmeal, milk and fish. Then it went to strange cravings like bean and cheese burritos and limes. For the longest, I didn't FEEL pregnant. I knew from the ultrasounds and my never-ending need to sleep that a … Continue reading Surviving the First Trimester
Don't over think announcement photos. Just let the magic happen.
After finding out the amazing news in my life, the list of to-do's came flooding in. Creating a registry was one of them. I'd used places like Target for my wedding registry and received a gift card and coupons. But I was looking for something a little more personalized. Then, I discovered Amazon's Baby Registry. … Continue reading Amazon – My Favorite Baby Registry