10 Budget-Friendly Toys Babies Will Actually Play With

Today’s post was originally a reflection of the kinds of toys that Andy enjoyed playing with during her 2nd year (12- to 23-ish-months-old currently), but with the fast-approaching holidays, it has turned into a gift guide!

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Wiksten Harem Pants for Andy

Sewing for others isn’t always my preferred way to spend my sewing time, but sewing is how I show and share my love so it is something I enjoy doing from time to time. ❤

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Andy’s Journey

I have been holding onto this story for a while – guarding it with my Mama Bear paws. This innate desire to protect my child is not unique to me. However, through this parenthood journey I have found that my most vulnerable moments have lead to my most powerful connections. I have decided to lean into this discomfort and embrace what comes out of it. Continue reading “Andy’s Journey”

9 Favorite Children’s Books

Whether you have a little one (or twelve) of your own and are wondering what books you haven’t discovered yet, are expecting your first child and wondering what on Earth you’ll do to entertain them, or have friends/family with little ones you might want to get a gift for at some point, this list is for YOU! Continue reading “9 Favorite Children’s Books”

My new Parkside Shorts and thoughts about the postpartum body

As you all know from Andy’s Birth Story (and other musings), I’m still trying to “get to know” my postpartum body. I can’t sew as fast as I’d like, but I’m working to build a wardrobe that makes me feel good…and I’m excited to say I finally finished making my first piece of clothing post-baby! Continue reading “My new Parkside Shorts and thoughts about the postpartum body”