Posts Tagged: parenthood

Traveling with ANOTHER FAMILY!

I know there are countless blog posts in the world about traveling with kiddos, but this post is about something way different: adventuring with ANOTHER FAMILY! See our dear pals had a baby roughly 6 months before us, and we all agreed that once we make it to a year of parenthood, we should celebrate… Read more »

The 5 most important baby products

I have a lot dear friends that are preggo right now, and I want to share any sliver of wisdom I have gained from parenthood, and that includes consumer reports. I remember being really overwhelmed when pregnant when it came to GEAR, and desperately wanting to feel prepared, but also feeling insanely lost with the… Read more »


“Life is amazing.  And then it’s awful.  And then it’s amazing again.  And in between the amazing and the awful it’s ordinary and mundane and routine.  Breathe in the amazing, hold through the awful, and relax and exhale during the ordinary.  That’s just living heartbreaking, soul-healing, amazing, awful, ordinary life.  And it’s breathtakingly beautiful.” –… Read more »

How to Hang Out with Parents

A few weeks ago Grown-Up Party’s editor-at-large, Lizzy, said “we want to know how to hang out with you!” See Lizzy does not currently have a baby, and is one of those amazing people that is happy to switch up how we hang out, to make sure we do hang out. I can’t tell you… Read more »

The Secret Anniversary Envelopes

Chris and I just celebrated our 3 year wedding anniversary, and one of the most exciting parts (besides jumping off a pier in Basin Head, PEI as seen above), is that we got to OPEN AN ANNIVERSARY ENVELOPE! Let me explain. At our wedding, Chris’s wonderful Gram had the brilliant idea to put a blank… Read more »

For my first-time father

My wise and inspiring pal Jill told me that after her son was born she expected to be overwhelmed by the love for her child, but what caught her off guard was the intense, deep love she felt for her husband. And I couldn’t agree more. Nothing could prepare me for the love I feel… Read more »