Helping your baby get through teething | Elyse Morency | Mommy and Lifestyle Blog

The Ultimate Round Up of Essential First Year Baby Products

I’ve made this ultimate round up of essential first year baby products with no fluff, no crazy products (that’s all on you to find and decide on), all I’ve listed are the absolute essentials that you’ll need to comfortably raise your child, on an affordable budget! Continue reading The Ultimate Round Up of Essential First Year Baby Products

Managing Postpartum Hair Loss

Are you standing at the end of your showers with clumps of hair stuck to the wall? Or is the floor covered in your strands after brushing it? Is your hair falling out in patches, having you wondering the reason for your hair loss? This is postpartum hair loss, and yes, it is all completely normal! Here’s how you can mange your postpartum hair loss. Continue reading Managing Postpartum Hair Loss

Surviving the Sleep Regression | Elyse Morency | Mom and Lifestyle Blog

At Home Date Night Ideas

About a week ago I had mentioned on Instagram how Bryn and I had started going out on regular date nights again and so many people had commented how they would love to get back into it as well, but haven’t yet. We are lucky to have family that lives really close to us who are able to help out and babysit so we can go out and have our date nights, but not everyone has that available to them, and realistically, by the end of the day, who has the energy to get dressed up and go out on a regular basis?!

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I May Be A Motherless Mother, But I Am Not Without My Mom

When I lost my mom, it did not feel like the first time. We had lost her years before she actually passed. She was cursed with a disease which withered her down to an empty vessel. It was long, frustrating, and something I wouldn’t wish upon my worst enemy. By the time I was 18 years old she was no longer the person I once knew. Most of my late memories of her are not actually of her, they are of parts of her, tainted by illness.

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I Hated My Mom Body, and Why I’m Not Afraid To Say It

I had been sitting on my bed, naked, for almost a half an hour at this point. Tears streaming down my face uncontrollably while I stared at my clothes littered all over the floor. Nothing fit me right. There were rolls on my body in places I didn’t even know could roll. I felt ashamed and self-conscious and I resented my body for looking like this.

I hated my mom body.

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Christmas Traditions We Are Starting For Our Family

Since this is our first Christmas with children, there are so many traditions I want to start doing! Although, I’ll be honest, I feel a little silly doing all these new things when Rhys isn’t old enough to understand or remember them yet, but for us it is still special.

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Introducing Baby Food: Everything You Need To Know!

Alright, Mama’s!

Chances are you’re here because you’re getting ready to start baby on solids and you have no. Idea. What. To. Do. 

Let me tell you, I’ve been there. 

As soon as 5 months hit, the countdown was on and I turned into a pinteresting (is that a word? I don’t think that’s a word. Oh well, it is now), researching maniac, trying to learn as much as I could about introducing solids. There is so much out there and because I’m all about helping you make life easier, I’ve taken all the best information I’ve learned an put it into one, easy to read post, just for you!

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