Author Archives: jaredandkristen

Moving sucks, but I am thankful anyway

There has been a lot going on recently, attributing to my hiatus from blogging for awhile.  The biggest thing is that we moved from Southern California to the Sacramento area.  Moving sucks, as anyone that has ever moved (which is … Continue reading

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Think Outside the Plastic

If you walk through the aisles of toys at your local toy store or giant retailer, it is easy to get lost in the world of bright-colored plastic contraptions with buttons, lights, and music.  I admit that we have our fair … Continue reading

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Art and Literature for Babies

Rylan appears to be more focused on learning new words than learning to walk.  Over this past week, his vocabulary has increased tremendously.  He is learning at least a word if not two or three each day.  Today he said … Continue reading

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The Honest Diapers Bundle Review

Despite the product name just calling for a corny opener, (think “In my HONEST opinion” or “Honestly, I believe”) I thought that the Honest Diapers Bundle would be a good topic for a review.  Honest is a fairly new company … Continue reading

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My First Citrus Lane Box

I found out about Citrus Lane last month from a blog post about different monthly shipment services.   If you haven’t heard of it yet, you can purchase an individual box or subscription to receive a box full of mystery goodies … Continue reading

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Rylan Update

Rylan is 1!  He has been 1 for a couple weeks now, really, but I still can’t get over it.  He is thriving and learning new things every day.  At his 12 month checkup, he weighed exactly 18 pounds (8th percentile) … Continue reading

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8 months and counting

When it comes to pregnancy, delivery, and raising children, everyone has their share of joys and challenges.  I was so very blessed to have a smooth and enjoyable pregnancy and a relatively “easy” birthing experience.  Rylan tolerated labor like a … Continue reading

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