Family

Traveling with my little girl has been a challenge, but also so rewarding. Getting to see the world through her eyes has shifted how I see the world and where I want to take her!

In my family posts, I hope to share some tips on how to make traveling with kids easier and to highlight some of my favorite family friendly destinations, hotels and gear!

‘It takes a village’ and I know we all need all the support we can get!

12 Indoor Activities to Entertain Toddlers During Coronavirus

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Now that Coronavirus is fully upon on us, we need to rethink a lot of things. I realize that there are a lot of lists out there and recommendations on what to buy, eat, and do to stay safe during this unprecedented time. This is not one of them.  This…

Baby Solids: 6 to 9 Months Baby Food Guide

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For a list of all the foods that we usually give, check out my Typical Foods for 6-9months old guide. For more information on my favorite store-bought food, check out my Easier than Homemade post.  See my review of Baby Led Weaning vs Purées   Meals…

Baby Solids: Easier than Homemade Baby Food

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So while I do love to make homemade baby food for my little girl, whether purée or steamed veggies, meats etc, it takes a lot of time. For me it was finding a balance. I wanted to enjoy making her food and not get bogged down by the frequency and quantity…

Baby Solids: Typical Foods for 6 to 9 months

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Continued post from Baby Solids: Baby Led Weaning vs Purées For me, the hardest part was figuring out WHAT to make and worrying that her meals were “well rounded.” The below list shows a lot of the go-tos that I prepare, in addition to my Once…

Baby Solids: Baby Led Weaning vs Purées

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This is a follow up to my previous post where I share what we did for solids from 4-6 months.   At 6 months, I really noticed a change in Aurora and a much greater interest in food. Now it was much harder to eat in front of her as she was…

How to do Easy, Fun, Local Trips with Babies

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As new parents, you are home more than you’ve ever been. And if you are anything like me, you’ll get stir crazy. I also am very used to traveling a couple times per month, so this whole “staying home” thing gets to me quicker than most. I’ve…

How To Travel while Breastfeeding

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Breastfeeding and traveling actually go together quite well--when you are bringing your baby, that is. When you are traveling WITHOUT your baby and you are still a breastfeeding mama, things get complicated. That is why I wanted to share my advice for…