• Third Time’s A Charm: Packing Our Hospital Bag

    Third Time’s A Charm: Packing Our Hospital Bag

    Packing a hospital bag can be exciting and stressful all at once. As we prepare for our third child delivery, we’re making sure we include the essentials. It wasn’t always like this. When we packed our hospital bag the first time around we were unsure of what we would need. After some research, we found out we’d have to pack an outfit for the baby and me for when we’d be given the OK to go home. That part was easy. I brought flip flops with me and a blanket in case the hospital was too cold. I also thought

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  • Curly Hair Madness: Finding What Works For Curls

    Curly Hair Madness: Finding What Works For Curls

    Trying to control frizz in a warm climate can be tough, but there are techniques to help manage the curly hair madness. Natural hair requires more care during the week and finding what works does take time. With trial and error, you can learn about curly hair dos and don’ts.

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  • Why I’m Over Trying To Be Supermom

    Why I’m Over Trying To Be Supermom

    I’ve given up on trying to be a supermom, and I’m glad I did. When you’re doing your best to wear too many hats, there comes a time when you have to start taking them off. The amount of praise you receive when you’re doing it all is great. It’s not until you make one mistake that you realize the critics start to come out. The biggest critic is always the first one to talk. Can you guess whom that might be? It’s the person you see in the mirror. Throughout the years I’ve had to learn how to balance money and

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  • Planning Ahead With #WalmartBaby

    Planning Ahead With #WalmartBaby

    This post is sponsored by Walmart, in collaboration with The Motherhood. Although I received compensation for sharing this information, all thoughts are my own.  We’re six months into our third pregnancy and we can’t wait to welcome our baby to her new home. It hasn’t been the easiest journey this time around, but well worth it. One of the many perks is that we’re closer to the hospital than we were with our second delivery — so convenient, right?  Although our hospital bag has been packed since October, we’re always thinking of new ways to better prepare ourselves for the

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