Our family just got back from our first vacation of the summer, and unfortunately we learned that Oliver was TERRIFIED of the pool! Talk about a disappointment. However, with lots of work and some tricks we learned, he was able to conquer his fear in 2 days! Keep reading for the tricks we learned.
Happy 1st Birthday Ollie!! We celebrated today with a boxing themed birthday party filled with trucks, balls, and an unsuccessful cake smash. LOVED being sung Happy Birthday... HATED getting his hand dirty!
We had such a fun time! Thank you to everyone who came and blessed Ollie with your time, love, and sweet gifts.
This slide show has all of the party photos, but continue down for party and outfit details.
If you follow my life on Instagram, you may be aware that we Co-sleep with Oliver. More specifically, we Bed-Share. Bed-Sharing is a highly contested practice, one that many people disagree on. It involves- as it sounds- actually sleeping in the same bed with your child. For most of the worlds knowledgeable history, parent's have effectively co-slept and bed-shared with their infants for practical and economical reasons. It has only been since the mid-1900's that having a child sleep independently from birth has become the social norm. With the increasing number of SIDS related deaths many doctors and parents have become afraid of co-sleeping. However, there is prolific studies supporting the theory that co-sleeping is not only safe, but beneficial for the baby.
In this post I am going to share some of the benefits and dangers of bed-sharing, why we made the decision to do so, and ways to make co-sleeping safe and comfortable.
* I will use Co-Sleeping and Bed-Sharing interchangeably
Nurseries are so fun to decorate and make special for our little ones, but it is also important to make them functional spaces. I have seen so many nurseries lately that are GORGEOUS but they are impractical looking. Here are 5 quick tips for making sure you have a space that is easy to organize and safe for baby.
I am a 26 years old follower of Jesus living in Rhode Island with my 2 little men and wicked handsome husband. I love coffee that doesn't taste like coffee, am really bad at putting on lipstick and vocally wish I could join the CIA. Now that you know a little about me, time to read a whole lot more!