Zoë Rose’s Birth Video

From the time I found out I was pregnant, I KNEW that I wanted to have this birth captured on film. I had a photographer during Riggin's birth and to date those are some of my most cherished photos I will ever own. If you are in Arizona and looking for a birth photographer I highly recommend Darian Clouse Photography. She brought a beautiful calming presence to the room without saying a word and...

Easy DIY Padsicles for Postpartum Mamas

What You Need: Pads - For my first two babies I used the Always brand pads in size 4 or 5. I prefer the maxi style instead of thins because I don't mind the bulk and extra absorption but it is a personal preference. Witch Hazel Aloe Vera - Make sure you get one that contains no alcohol Essential Oils - Lavender, Frankincense, Melaleuca and Helichrysum are all great options! Freezer Storage Bags...

Baby + Toddler Nighttime Routine

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TrustInGentle #ChooseGentle #CollectiveBias *Currently we have a 3 month old and 2.5 year old When we had Ry we learned the importance of having a solid nighttime and bath routine. In the first few months of becoming a Mom, I loved talking with other Moms and learning how they balance the...

Our Breastfeeding Journey – Baby #2 + My Mindset Shift

Nursing Bra: The Dairy Fairy Ayla Bra in cream c/o | Pajama Bottoms + Robe: Target| Swaddle: Roots + Wings When I had Ry, I knew that I wanted to exclusively breastfeed and I did for 7 months with the help of some great consultants and delicious nursing cookies (more about that journey here). It was a dream that I had always had but as our journey went on, it was so...

What’s In a Name?

Y’all I have been wanting to share how we came about naming our sweet baby Riggs! I feel like there are a few random stories to this but stick with me okay?! Before we were pregnant, Cameron and I babysat for our friends and they have two sweet little girls that both have names beginning with the same letter. After a week of stumbling over and mixing up names, Cameron looked at me dead serious...