How to Prepare a Sibling for the New Baby

September 8, 2014
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Tips for Preparing an Older Sibling for a New Baby Micah isn’t even two yet, so he couldn’t really understand the concept of a baby and how it would change our family, but there are ways to help any child be ready for a new baby joining the family, and to make the transition smoother after baby is born. Baby Doll – For Micah, being so young, I think the best thing we did was get him a baby doll. {Read More}

Awesome Boy Bed and Giveaway from DHP!

September 4, 2014
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Awesome Boy Bed! Dorel Home Products (DHP) makes an awesome twin sized racer bed for little boys (or girls too)! Opinions are 100% my own as always; my opinion is the DHP Metal Twin Racer Bed is fantastic! With a solid metal frame, twin size for growth, and an awesome race car appearance, it will leave your little one dreaming of race cars and winning. DHP Metal Twin Racer Bed We still love our DHP futon and mattress so we {Read More}

Many Changes Happening at the GC2C Household!!! School has Begun! #BacktoSchool

August 19, 2014
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My 5 year old has started Kindergarten!  In our school, it’s called Prima (He goes to a classical education charter school). It’s so weird to think that I’m now a school-aged mama! It’s definitely something that’s going to take some getting-used-to. We did a Meet-the-Teacher day: where I got absolutely no good shots. All of them were either blurry – and/or he wasn’t looking – and/or there was someone’s behind in the shot! So I knew I had to bring {Read More}

Tips for House Hunting

June 28, 2014
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We Bought a House! We’ve been renting since we couldn’t find a house we liked when we initially moved to AZ and we recently started looking at houses again. We found one we liked in our price range and we close July 10th! Which is absolutely crazy being a month before baby is due, but hey, life is crazy. So watch for lots of posts about moving and making a house a home, especially pregnant and then with a newborn! {Read More}

5 Tips for Camping with a Toddler

June 19, 2014
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We recently took two camping trips, as in tenting in the woods with a fire pit but no running water or electricity etc. First, we took 9 teenage girls. The next week we took 10 teenage boys. Both times we took our 18 month old toddler. And we had fun! Micah loved being outside so much! They were good trips with only minor injuries and lots of good memories. 5 Tips For Camping with a Toddler 1) Bring proper sleeping {Read More}