Infant cereals are a BIG point of contention among the internet moms. But why?

Infant Cereals: The Controversial First Food

Little Man has been on food for just over a month now and so far…well, let’s just say it hasn’t been spectacular. He’s not overly fond of anything that isn’t breastmilk. We’ve tried a variety of food purees with some variation in texture, and even some…

Are you a first time mom? One of the big decisions coming your way is Baby Led Weaning vs Traditional Purees. Read which might be best for your family. @GagenGirls.com
Weaning your baby onto solid food can be an exciting time full of new decisions - here’s a guide to some frequently asked questions by first-time moms.

Weaning Baby onto Solid Food: FAQs from FTMs

Little Anderson is just a week and a half away from being a whole six months old! Time has flown by; I truly can’t believe how big my little boy is getting. It feels like he should still be that squishy little 8-pounder I cuddled…

16 Baby Shower Themes and Ideas

It’s getting real around here, folks. Only 3 months left to go until my daughter becomes a mom for the first time and I become a Meemaw. So, pretty much everything around here is focused on the baby. Now, I’m not throwing the baby shower….

Blow Raspberries at Your Baby!

The photographer was SO frustrated by Sam blowing raspberries in this photo. He wanted me to “do something to make her stop”. My response, “You don’t know much about babies do you?”. Finally, I told him I thought it was cute and to just take…

So excited to finally share the news! Little Anderson on their way Fall 2017!

My First Trimester (Weeks 1-13)

It’s true what they say – the first trimester is rough. From being exhausted, to colds that you can’t treat with medicine, to morning sickness kicking in strong…it’s already been a ride and a half. All of those hurdles make it difficult to enjoy being…

First time being pregnant? Here’s what to expect at your 12-week ultrasound.

What to Expect at Your 12-Week Ultrasound

You’ve probably peed on a stick. You’ve probably had the blood test to confirm.  It’s official! Now what? Your 12-Week Ultrasound If your health practitioner has no concerns and believes you are “low risk”, likely the first ‘big’ pregnancy thing you’ll get to experience is an…

The beautiful necklace to represent our new family of three!

Letter to Baby #1 (12 weeks)

Dearest Little One, You’re really in there! I saw you today, wiggling around and sucking your thumb. It’s almost starting to set in – you’re my baby. You’re inside me, growing and moving and so very much alive. When I saw your sweet little body…

Trying to conceive was an exhausting journey, but we got our happy ending! Read all about our story.

Trying to Conceive: My Fertility Journey

This post contains affiliate links. For more information, please see our disclaimer. Also note that I am not a health professional and this blog should not serve as medical advice. You can read more about that on the disclaimer page, too. I took my supposed…

The first look at our beautiful baby- the 12 week ultrasound.

Amazing Announcement!

Hello everyone! You may have noticed that things have been a little quiet on the blog lately. We posted some great Valentine’s Day ideas and then…nothing. “It’s been a month since Valentine’s Day, ladies,” you may be thinking. Yes, okay, valid point, but there’s a…