Item Recs – Travel and Night Weaning Books

Here are a few of the things we have used/needed while traveling with our daughter: Portable High Chair Portable bathtub Non-toxic, human friendly cleaner – they have a travel size! (Branch Basics) White Noise Pack N Play First Aid Kit Sleep Sack (We love Burt’s Bees Baby) I’ve linked everything to Amazon – but truthfullyContinue reading “Item Recs – Travel and Night Weaning Books”

Postpartum Essentials

Okay, so obviously since I wrote about all of my pregnancy essentials, I also wanted to write about the things I’ve found truly valuable in my postpartum journey so far. Of course you’re going to get a few things from the hospital, but I’ve discovered that being armed with these goods has made this transitionContinue reading “Postpartum Essentials”

My SkinCare Fails (and Lessons Learned)

Okay, so let me say a few things first here. First off, I am not a skincare expert. I am just a girl who has suffered with acne FOREVER and I am tired of it. I have trialed so many things and I think I am finally finding some relief! Second, I have chosen toContinue reading “My SkinCare Fails (and Lessons Learned)”

Leave Your Shoes, Take Everything Else: Cartagena, Colombia

Well it had been awhile since I traveled outside of the country (almost a year!) and I was certainly getting antsy for an adventure.. so off to Colombia we went! People keep asking me – why Colombia? Honestly, Scott and I never really had a “honeymoon” so I wanted to go somewhere warm, but IContinue reading “Leave Your Shoes, Take Everything Else: Cartagena, Colombia”

I’m No Dave Ramsey But… Student Loans 101

I’ve gotten many questions recently in regards to paying off student loans. There are a few different options that you can take when addressing this issue, but I will talk you through what I have been doing. To give you some background, I had undergrad and grad school loans totaling about $160,000 after graduation. PeopleContinue reading “I’m No Dave Ramsey But… Student Loans 101”

Quality of Life vs Burnout: A Real Healthcare Dilemma

When thinking about what you’d want more – improved quality of life vs feeling burnt out, the answer is almost always very clear. A better quality of life, of course. Nobody wants to feel run into the ground, under appreciated, underpaid, etc. to the point of hating or quitting their job. That’s common sense. ButContinue reading “Quality of Life vs Burnout: A Real Healthcare Dilemma”

NPS and Pediatrics – Part 1

// The world of Nail Patella Syndrome can be scary and intimidating at times for yourself, your child, and your family. While most of the time, NPS is genetic and passed down from a parent, there are also times when it presents spontaneously and your child may be the first one to have it inContinue reading “NPS and Pediatrics – Part 1”