Six Toys You Need for the First Six Months

Six Toys You Need for the First Six Months

I’ll be honest that babies don’t need many toys the first few months of their life. They get plenty of stimulation just by eye contact and conversation. However there were a few items that managed to keep both of my kids attention so I could have my hands free to cook dinner or catch my breath! Plus it’s so much fun to go shopping for toys and watch them explore something new! As we made our way through the second round with Benjamin, I noticed there were a few go-to toys that both him and Emilia loved the most. Here are the 6 toys we couldn’t live without for the first six months.

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Newborn Product Recommendations

Newborn Product Recommendations

When I first found out I was pregnant with Emilia, the list of baby products I was told I needed was daunting. I remember feeling so overwhelmed by the registry checklists with 100s of items. Did I really need all this stuff? I was at a point in my life where I was turning my focus to quality over quantity, decluttering and organization, and trying to save a little money as I knew I’d be reducing my hours after having Emilia.

I soon decided I would limit my registry to things we needed the first few months and then space out our purchases from there. I wanted to share my list of products that worked well for both Emilia and Benjamin for the first few months – also known as the fourth trimester.

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5 Tips for Road trips with Toddlers

5 Tips for Road trips with Toddlers

This was another post that got a way from me. I’ve had it in our drafts shortly after moving to Tucson in December 2018. We drove from Seattle, Washington to Tucson, Arizona. These tips are still relevant and we continue to follow them any time we’re in the car for long periods of time!

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