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Hello, there.

Hello, there.

Hi! I am Melanie and I have no idea how to begin this. I guess I’ll start with how I got here. I was introduced to The Mommy Dialogues by Laney during their contest to find a new writer. I soon started following the blog, developed a huge girl crush on Alyssa and sort of […]

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Harness Combination Seats

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Harness Combination Seats

What is a combination seat? A combination seat is a forward facing only harnessed to booster carseat. Some only turn into a high back booster, while others can turn into both a low and high back belt positioning booster. Compared to convertible and infant seats, the list of combination seats is quite small, but you […]

Sinking

Sinking

Today’s post is a not so happy one. This week has been a really tough one for my little guy and I. He is teething, resisting sleep and his food intake is regressing. All while I am trying to manage a business that is taking up more and more time. I’m trying to balance, but […]

Hey Ho We Say No!

Hey Ho We Say No!

To wrapping paper that is! Growing up, everything was always wrapped under the tree and with the way my step-father unwrapped presents (no ripping into those presents for him)….Christmas morning ended up lasting into the afternoon.  I’ve never personally been a fan of wrapping gifts, I’m terrible at it and I just find that it […]

Not alone. 730 days

Not alone. 730 days

I used to feel alone when my husband was not around. Then I became a mother. And I learned quickly what never being alone felt like. It was touching, I was constantly being touched. Someone was always watching me. Someone was always there. I wasn’t alone anymore, but why did I feel so alone? Motherhood […]

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Rearfacing Convertible Seats

Squishy’s Top Picks: Extended Rearfacing Convertible Seats

There are many great convertible seats out there, but only a few that I can really say are for “extended rearfacing”….since I am so passionate about kids rearfacing until at least 4 years old, I will only be going over my favorite of the extended rearfacing seats.   Extended Rearfacing Convertibles:  #1 Chicco NextFit Pros: […]