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5 Things They Don’t Tell You About Having Two Kids (+ The Cuuutest Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Picks For The Little Ones!)

OK, I admit: I don’t really know who “they” are and anyway, they probably HAVE told someone these things but no one told ME these things, but that wouldn’t have made a very compelling blog post title. 

So. Here are 5 things that I didn’t know about having two kids and learned them when I was knee deep in motherhood and all of the feelings and things that come along with it. 


Mama Life: Baby Girl 5 Month Update

I know I start all of these posts by saying I can’t believe how quickly time is going and that I can’t believe baby girl is already x months old…but, I can’t believe how quickly time is going and that baby girl is already 5 months old. 

Time is a thief and I feel that now more than ever. I want it to slooooooow down. 

OK. So let’s just say that baby girl has suffered from the second child syndrome

Potty Training Tips With Pampers Easy Ups

(Thank you to Pampers for sponsoring this post. As always, all opinions are my own. Thank you to my readers for supporting the brands who support this blog.)

It’s time to potty train my girl. I’ve been putting this off for a while. You know, the whole new baby thing and the whole just totally dreading potty training.

Harper has been ready to potty train for some time now, but I haven’t been ready. It seems so daunting, doesn’t it?

Mini Style: Summer Baby Basics With Carter’s

This post is sponsored by Carter’s; however, all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. 

My love for Carter’s isn’t a secret. It’s been my go-to for baby clothes since Harper was born. (And actually, even before that. At around 6 months pregnant, I started buying her little outfits and lining them up on the floor in her room, trying to imagine what my summer baby would look like in her little bodysuits and rompers.)

I remember when she was

5 Ways My Daughter Is Just As Badass As Your Son

I know. It’s like an unspoken mom rule that we’re not supposed to call our children names like badass. But, the facts are the facts, people, and I’m just here to report what I see…

Because we have 2 girls and are done with the whole child-bearing portion of life, my husband and I often get asked if we want a boy. Deep down, I think I’ve always assumed my husband felt he was missing out, not having a son.