They say that every child is different, and it’s true — right down to the birth and postpartum experiences. Having two kiddos now instead of one was another big difference this time around . . . and of course, there are new products I didn’t know about the first time. Keep reading for my postpartum recommendations for baby and mom — what I’m glad I had. Read more
A big change— the one that you know deep down is necessary to move forward— is equally exciting and frightening. This time of year three years ago? I made a leap. I blindly created a website for parents with the hope of providing more than the websites just for moms, just about celebrities or that only did “glosses” (posts about stories other journalists or online mags have covered) out there. I had no idea what I was doing and I’m amazed I was able to even put it together, but after a decade of working for other people’s publications, I created my own. Now, it’s been three amazing years in the making and I’d love to share a bit of that with you. This is my list of all-time favorite parent life posts from Savvy Every Day so far. Read more
What does the mom in your life really want for Mother’s Day? Probably a clean house. But since that doesn’t ever last too long, how about some thoughtful gifts that will? From mom health to relaxation, here are some Mother’s Day gifts that will WOW mom and are sure to be a treat every day.
Thinking about switching to private rooftop solar? There’s a lot to consider before making the change, including which system is best for your home, and how to be smart about it. I just recently researched this and learned so much I had no clue about! Keep reading for 3 things you need to know about installing private rooftop solar that can be a huge help. Read more
There are so many different cute styles of baby clothes now that I’ve been so excited about Spring! When you’re a mama to a baby each outfit carries so much importance as your little one wears it while doing everything for the first time. I knew that I wanted a very special outfit for River to wear during Spring to celebrate both Easter and Mother’s Day and I found the absolutely cutest dapper spring style for baby that I just had to share!
Do you go on hikes as a family? I know it’s hard to break away from the electronics and it sometimes feels like there’s too much work to do inside to get out of the house, but it’s important to set aside time for an outdoor activity like hiking as a family. I’m making an effort to hike more with my family this Summer, and am sharing some key reasons you should too (along with a Northside shoe giveaway)!
It’s one of those things that you don’t know you need so badly until you have it — a smart home. A fridge that texts you a grocery list or house that talks to you might be a bit extreme for the everyday family, but there are ways to have a smart, helpful home that isn’t only practical but more affordable. Keep reading for 3 ways to make your home smarter! Read more
The idea of a capsule wardrobe has been a big sensation for the last few years but it’s been a thing for a lot longer than that in the world of motherhood. You see, no matter how many outfits you own it always seems to come down to the same few outfits that you pull out of the clean clothes hamper then have to immediately wash again because of some sort of gross mishap. It’s at this point that you start to wonder if you even have any other clothes (and if they still fit)! So I thought it would be fun to share three pieces of clothing that can be mixed and matched to look like different outfits for Spring. Keep scrolling to see them all! Read more
When my daughter recently came home with an Earth Day assignment to create art from trash we both had a pretty good laugh about it. You see, she’s already known as the person who won’t throw anything away in our house and loves to make little projects with everything she can get her hands on. I’m not a fan of the clutter, but I love watching her creativity. This had me thinking though, what are some other ways we can make Earth Day assignments a regular thing all year long, just like her little trash art projects? I came up with 5! Keep reading for easy ways to be green all year long. Read more
With 6 years between my kids, holding a newborn again almost felt like the first time all over again. I had the memory of doing all this before, though, and so much more information this time around. So instead of being afraid of that first big bath at home, I felt prepared. Here are my tips for baby’s first bath. Read more