One Year of James: Blue Birthday & His Year in Review

What a year it has been! Everyone says it goes by fast and it does, but at the same time it also felt slow at times which I truly have tried to appreciate. I can’t believe my baby is one and now considered a toddler! He will always be my baby boy though. I wanted […]

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Gift Guide: For One Year Old

Check out my previous holiday gift guide for Santa Sacks for 1 Year Olds here. Links updated! This year I have to shop for TWO kids – it’s the first time and I’m feeling the pressure! But to be honest, our kids are super lucky they get tons of new toys throughout the year thanks […]

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Things That My 9 Month Old Does That *Just Make Sense* (An Unintended Lesson in Baby Proofing // 9 Months of James Update A Little Late)

Have you seen the trend on Reels/TikTok where it’s like that Italian music overlaid over “things that just make sense” for certain situations? I’ve been thinking about that a lot as James hit this 9 month milestone – because he is SO busy and he does so many things that are simultaneously hilarious, sometimes dangerous […]

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When can my baby use a play mat and what are the benefits? {Sponsored Post}

I recently talked a bit about play mats in my 0-6 month toy round up post – mentioning how we have used a small play mat (slowly graduating to the larger ALZip Eco Color Folder mat by Wunderkids) since James was a newborn. Let’s explore any evidence behind play mat use, what you can use […]

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0-6 Month Toy Roundup: James’ Faves

I have been sharing a few items we use each month in some of my James Monthly updates, but I thought it would be convenient to compile some of our favourite toys and playroom (that we don’t have) items into one post for easy browsing and shopping. Please note that I do use Amazon associate […]

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8 Months of James (The Troublemaker)

This last month has been a busy time for James! If you saw our 7 month update, you’ll know that James started crawling last month – at the end of this past one, he started reciprocal crawling which is crawling on hands and knees (vs. the army crawling he was doing before). So now he […]

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7 Months of James: On the Move!

He can roll.. he can sit… and now he can crawl! That’s right. This past month, James has been able to push up to sit independently and he started crawling! This little guy is on the move and he’s growing TOO fast, my mama heart is NOT ok. 7 Month Milestones & Abilities Lets take […]

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The Quook Baby Food Processor by Quark Baby: Product Review {SPONSORED}

I recently reviewed the Quark Fruuti silicone feeder here, and now that we’re fully into our solids journey (which I will update about in our 7 month post) I thought I’d review Quark’s other great product – the Quook which is a baby food processor. Debating between purées or Baby Led Weaning (BLW)? Check out […]

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