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…

Tips for Flying Across Country with a 2 Month Old Baby

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We popped Aurora on a flight when she was just 9 weeks old. It was a bit daunting at first but we really wanted her to meet all her grandparents, so we decided to brave the West to East Coast flight over Labor Day Weekend. Choose your Destination…

Survival Guide for SLEEP in First 3 Months: The Products That Help

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Taking care of a baby is the hardest thing I have ever done. I thought the delivery was the hard part, and trust me, that was no walk in the park. But actually taking care of a baby, all day and all night, every single day is so much more than I could…

What I Wish I Knew Before Going to the Hospital

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  Your Birth Plan Will Totally Change Okay, maybe some of you will have this easy delivery and all your wishes on your birth plan will come true. However, from my own experience, and what I’ve heard from almost all other women, doulas,…

I HAD A BABY!

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Sorry for the pause on activity here! I have a lot to share but these first 4 weeks with a newborn have kept me quite busy (and away from my computer). Here is the quick rundown on what happened: I gave birth to a beautiful, healthy baby girl…
Babymoon Ojai Valley Inn

Where to take a Babymoon

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Let’s face it. Of all times in your life when YOU (or your partner, bestie, sister, daughter) deserves a vacation, it is when she is carrying around another human life in her belly. Babymoons are necessary and relieve a lot of pressure, put mom-to-be…

Traveling While Pregnant: Where I Went, What I Avoided & When I Stopped

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I have not set foot on a plane… since March! This is the longest stretch of time that I have not been airborne (10 weeks and 1 day but who’s counting...). It’s kind of an odd feeling! Last year I clocked in at 39 flights to over 25 destinations…