Aquarium of the Pacific – Baby First Birthday

Our baby just had her first birthday. We celebrated it at The Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, California. We also visited Mother’s Beach.

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Life with a Baby and a Toddler – 10 Month Old Update and 2 Year Old Update

In this video I share what mom life with a baby and a toddler is like! Eden’s update is from 3 months old to 10 months old. Celina’s update is from 24 months to abut 32 months old.

How to Teach your Toddler – ABC – Shapes – Celina 24 Month Update

In this video my friend Stephanie , and I share you to to teach your toddler their abc, shapes, colors based on our own experience. We also share a couple of Youtube channels that helped us along the way. We also update you on how our toddlers are doing and give some insight on their development!

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Being First Time Mom/New Mom is Overwhelming

So about a week ago, I heard myself utter these words to a friend, “Oh being a mom of two is not as hard as I thought.” Boy did I eat the words today.

Now, its true we all have our good days and bad, but sometimes you just feel stuck in a rut. The truth is nothing particularly bad happened today. It is just everything seems a bit harder when you add not one but two kids to the equation.

Honestly it’s amazing that I even have a second for reflection. Thanks to a husband a couple of  nappers, I had a chance to  share these thoughts.

When you are a new mom it can be overwhelming to figure it all out.

Then you realize, you don’t. You just take it day by day, and as a Christian woman, I pray my way through it.

Getting out of the house seems to be an undertaking. I know ya’ll mamas out there feel me on this. I saw my mom struggle through it, and I thought “no it won’t be that hard for me.” Boy was I wrong. I now know exactly how my mom felt.

Babies are more than a blessing, they are a miracle, and I thank God for mine, but boy having a newborn and a toddler is some work! Shout out to all my mamas out there!

Can anyone relate? What do you do to get through those rough days?

By the way, as I finish this post, nap time is over. LOL. Hubby just called me and told me they are both awake and ready for mommy.

So, time to get back at it again. If you are experiencing a day like today, just know you are not alone.

Confessions of a Mommy Blogger,

Chauntel

26 Month Update – Two Year Toddler Update

In this video I share Celina’s 26 month baby development update covering 17 to 26 months. I cannot believe she is already two years old, and there is so much to update you on. We are especially focusing on sharing her updates for months 23, 24, 25, and 26. We have been focusing a lot on her learning abcs and counting! How are your toddlers doing?