At Home

When we’re not having adventures, these are the things we love cozying up with at home, and the tricks we’ve learned along the way to make this parenthood adventure a little bit easier.

From toys to tips, these are the things we love at home:

Toddler in swivel glider chair

What to Look for in a Glider or Rocking Chair for Your Baby Nursery

As you get closer to the birth of a new baby, those nesting tendencies get real. From wall hangings and mobiles to cribs and changing tables, decorating your nursery is one of the most exciting parts of welcoming a child into your home. Choosing a cozy glider or rocking chair is also part of that….

Infant in Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Step 'N Play Piano

Large but Essential: Fisher-Price 4-in-1 Step ‘n Play Piano Review

It’s amazing how quickly your living room can be taken over by baby gear once you welcome a little one into the family. Pack-and-plays, high chairs, baby loungers, and floor seats occupy some serious real estate, let alone just-for-fun items like jumpers, bouncers, and entertainers. Even though it’s large, the Step ‘n Play Piano is…

Toddler eating at a restaurant

30 Tips for Keeping a Toddler Happy at a Restaurant — Without Screen Time!

Going to restaurants is one of our favorite things to do together as a family, especially when we’re with grandparents, aunts, and uncles. Tackling such a night out with a wild toddler can be a tricky task for any parent, but we’ve learned some tools along the way to help the night go smoothly, without…

UPPAbaby VISTA and MINU Strollers

UPPAbaby VISTA vs. UPPAbaby MINU: Stroller Comparison from a Mom with Both

Two of UPPAbaby’s most popular strollers are the full-size VISTA and the travel-size MINU. After recovering from the sticker shock of the VISTA’s $1,000 price tag, you might be wondering if the MINU could be a suitable, more budget-friendly alternative for your family. As a mom of two who owns both and uses them daily,…

Chicco LullaGo Nest Portable Bassinet

Chicco LullaGo Nest Portable Bassinet: Honest Review for Home and Travel

In my experience, shopping for baby gear is mostly deciding what’s worth splurging for and what you can buy at a reasonable price. The Chicco LullaGo Nest Portable Bassinet is one of those items that’s enduring and easy to use, without a staggering price tag. It’s a great compromise between a full-size bassinet for the…

Hatch Rest sound machine

Hatch Rest Sound Machine – My Full Review (and Why I Bought Two)

Before having kids, white noise was the last thing you’d hear bumping from our speakers at night. Now that I’m a mom with both an infant and a toddler, we use sound machines every day to drown out background noise, soothe our little ones, and help them sleep. With remote control capabilities and a wide…

Convenient, Supportive, and Simple: Inglesina Fast Table Chair Review

Convenient, Supportive, and Simple: Inglesina Fast Table Chair Review

As your little one gets older, they’re starting to sit on their own and pick up finger food to nosh on and enjoy. In addition to capturing those adorable pictures of avocado and banana mashes all over their face, it’s time to choose a chair for them to join family meals at the table. With…