Kids

Fun with Edible Finger Paint

Sometimes you just run out of ideas of what to do with your baby all day! Luckily, I found the best non toxic finger paint recipe on Pinterest. It’s not technically edible, it actually smells pretty disgusting, but it won’t kill your kid if they decide to eat it. The ingredients are super simple. All… Continue reading Fun with Edible Finger Paint

Kids

The Many Faces of Benjamin Ray: An 8 Month Check Up

Loves:

water, pulling himself up on everything, trying to climb stairs, chewing on everything, shoes, eating paper, bananas, blowing raspberries, spitting, smiling at young pretty girls, crawling everywhere, the milks, mom’s phone, cuddling, being right next to mom, sesame street

Hates:

mom going to the other room, being alone in his room, not getting enough sleep, the playpen, not being a part of the fun

Kids · Travel

Bali Part III: Indiana Jones and the Baby Stealer

New Year’s Day was a busy day! We visited Lake Batur which turned out to be where all the Balinese were going for their Holiday. We were going to the Hot Spring, but it was wayyy too crowded. It sure was a beautiful sight to see and I’m still glad we went. Next, we went… Continue reading Bali Part III: Indiana Jones and the Baby Stealer

Kids

Adventures in sleep training: failing but winning

Before having Ben I tried to prepare to train him to sleep just how the books said he should. I read “Baby Wise” which was enormously helpful in getting him to sleep through the night. He was sleeping eight hours at a time by 2 1/2 months at night. I tried to follow the book… Continue reading Adventures in sleep training: failing but winning

Health · Kids

Body After Baby: Getting Back in Shape

I am so happy to say that I am five pounds below my pre-pregnancy weight! I haven’t been 100% satisfied with my body since running track in high school and maybe the beginning of college. It just seems to be part of life that our metabolism slows down and everyoneĀ gains 10-20, maybe even 50 pounds… Continue reading Body After Baby: Getting Back in Shape