Gifts That Give Back

Gifts That Give Back

Hi everyone, This is something that’s really near and dear to my heart. We’ve shared with your some of our baby essentials, but it was also really important to us as we shopped for our daughter Remi to find presents for her and our friends' children that give back to women and children around the world. Today I’m going to share with you my...

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What to expect with a doula

What to Expect With A Doula

Hi Mommas and Mommas-to-Be! If you're just starting your pregnancy or you're getting really close to delivery and have a bunch of questions and are unsure of what to expect then a doula is the person to go to for your answers and that's what we're going to do today! The first few weeks with a newborn can be very daunting. They were very overwhelming...

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Standing Ballet Sculpt

Friends With Benefits: Ballet Bodies Standing Ballet Sculpt With Celebrity Trainer Romi Rivera

Welcome back to Friends With Benefits! I am so excited to share with you this new series I am starting for 2018 where I visit the top celebrity trainers in Los Angeles and bring them into your home. I knew I had to start this series with one of my favorite trainers, Romi Rivera at Ballet Bodies.   Ballet Bodies specializes in stretching and toning the...

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What is a Doula?

What is a Doula?

Hi Mommas and Mommas-to-Be! Our doula, Ambrosia, has been such a special part of our baby story with Remi Rain. When my husband first approached me about getting a doula for our adoption I, who had always learned that a doula was more for the prenatal and birth, said "A doula? Honey, you don't know what you're talking about." But once we met with Ambrosia...

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DockATot - Our Saving Grace

DockATot – Our Saving Grace

Every parent needs a DockATot - no question. As new parents with a newborn we were nervous every night while Remi slept. Bob constantly checked her breathing. Thus, she slept with us but she was too tiny to sleep in the bed for fear of rolling on her.  Our saving grace was the DockATot. Remi would sleep peacefully (unlike us) in her DockATot in-between us....

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TRIED AND TRUE – MY NEWBORN MUST-HAVES

Tried and True – My Newborn Must-Haves

Calling motherhood exhausting is an understatement. From learning all your newborn’s needs to learning how to provide them those needs is endless (and probably never ending). My saving grace is sleep and innovative baby products. When selecting the best products for my baby, I use Lincoln’s advice. Give him 6 hours to cut a tree and he will take 5 hours to sharpen his axe....

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MEET REMINGTON RAIN!

Meet Remington Rain!

I am so excited to introduce you to the love of my life, Remington Rain! We waited so long for this tiny miracle and are so happy to introduce her to you. She brings us the greatest joy. You can follow our 3-part adoption journey to bringing this sweet angel home starting here: https://youtu.be/jifPuKMM_E4   [embed]https://youtu.be/yYGk2Q_CSS4[/embed]...

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