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Chicco Cortina Travel System Review and Giveaway!

Chicco Cortina Travel System Review and Giveaway!

I was given the opportunity by Chicco (pronounced Key-Co) to try out their new Cortina Travel System and have been using it for a few weeks. I’m on my third daughter and have tried every major brand of travel system. When I opened the box my first thought was, “nice fabric.” The Cortina Travel System [...]

Petunia Pickle Bottom City Carryall Review

Petunia Pickle Bottom City Carryall Review

I’m the proud owner of three Petunia Pickle Bottom (PPB) diaper bags. I have a Cross Town Clutch, a Boxy Backpack and my newest addition (to use with our newest addition in June) is the PPB City Carryall in “Classically Crete.” My Boxy Backpack in the “Indian Summer” print was starting to look a little [...]

Don’t Judge Me, I’m A Pageant Mama

Don’t Judge Me, I’m A Pageant Mama

I’m a glitz pageant mama. I will hardly admit this publicly, and when I do so, it’s always with hesitation. There are many critics of children in pageants because of the way children’s pageants have been depicted on television. My oldest daughter, Anna, is five years old. She saw a reality television show when she [...]

Allie’s Birth by VBAC

Allie’s Birth by VBAC

Allie’s Birth by VBAC Mama: Bonnie N. Stats: 7 lbs., 10 oz. Type of Birth: Vaginal Birth Location: Home Birth transfer to Hospital Primary Care: Midwife & Obstetrician Alexandra Joan was born on April 27, 2011 at 4:06 p.m., after 10 hours of labor (and WEEKS of pre-labor)! She was 7lbs 10oz and 20 inches long. [...]