TOP REASONS TO TAKE YOUR KIDS OUTSIDE

There is always that one point during the day where Acacia gets a little stir-crazy from being cooped up in the house for too long. She gets bored, starts getting into everything she knows she isn’t supposed to, and then the dreaded temper tantrums start. That’s when I know its time to go for a…

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SURVIVING ROAD TRIPS WITH A BABY

Before Acacia was 5 months old we had already drivenย over 4,000 milesย with her through 6 states and taken multiple 3-hour trips to visit family in Northern Idaho. Trust me, I did the math. A lot of people looked at us like we were crazy when we told them that we were planning on taking our…

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PARENTS WEEKEND

It’s been almost a year since Dustin and I have had an entire night to ourselves! My parents lovingly offered to watch Acacia for the weekend so we could go on a little getaway together. No worrying about rushing home to the babysitter and no worrying about having to get up early with the baby.…

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THE BOTTOMLESS PIT

The day before Christmas Eve, I had a last minute engagement photoshoot for a family friend. My parents watched Acacia for the day while Dustin and I took a trip to his mom’s house 3 hours away. There are quite a few cute, small towns that you pass through on the way but our favorite…

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NEW YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS

The holidays this year was one for the books. Since I was on break from school for a month, I was able to sleep in…kind of. We spent a lot of time with family and friends, which is always my favorite part about the holiday season. My mom and I made Acacia’s Christmas stocking together,…

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