Category: Baby

Holiday Gift Guide – Toddler Edition

Can you believe we are SIX weeks away from Christmas? I’m struggling to figure out where the year went. But, the holidays are almost here whether I like it or not, so I figure I better start planning! I’ve said it about a million times before, but it’s worth saying again: quality over quantity! I’d

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A Day at Dorothea Dix Park

Summer and sunflower fields go hand in hand. Last summer, we stopped along the side of the road to take pictures with about 100 other people. It was a cluster. This year, we opted for Dorthea Dix Park in Raleigh. We got there pretty early but it was still very crowded. I was amazed with

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Ireland: Planning and Packing

This trip was entirely different than our 2015 Ireland excursion. We had more stuff and the same amount of hands – not to mention we were locked in our room most nights by 7 PM, didn’t get to hear any music in the evenings at pubs and I only had 4 beers the whole time.

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Ireland: Full Recap

Our trip to Ireland was beautiful, fun, exciting and exhausting all at the same time! As I mentioned in our New York post, we realized very quickly just how much we rely on our parents, daycare and our babysitter to help with our toddler. He is so much fun at this age but also needs lots

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First flight, urgent care and the statue of liberty

We are home after 10 days in Ireland (and 3 in NYC). It was one hell of a trip, full of beauty and challenges. Here’s a recap of the New York part of our trip with more posts to follow on Ireland, packing and lessons learned. We started our adventure in NYC for a family wedding and were fortunate

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