Articles by:

Photo of author

Candida

I’m a new mom. I work from home and I write — mostly about my outdoor adventures, DIY projects, newly discovered products, and helpful tips as a first-time mom. I also like to share details about the alternative choices I’m exploring as I enjoy this journey called motherhood. My family includes a toddler, 2 stepchildren, 1 dog, 1 cat, and a wonderful husband. My pre-pregnancy life was full of freedom and adventure, so I have a fresh new perspective when it comes to walking away from a career to become a full time stay-at-home Mama.

After months of playing with VTech playsets & cars with my son, others might benefit from my thoughts about the VTech Go Go Smart Wheels collection. I still ask myself if VTech Go Go Smart Wheels cars and playsets are worth it.

As the mom of a toddler, I have a few clever tricks for child-proofing your home. See my favorite child proof products to protect a curious toddler from drawers, cabinets, doors, refrigerators, toilets, trash cans, and more.

Placenta Encapsulation Benefits: Eating placenta isn't for everyone. How and why I consumed my placenta (in the form of capsules) after the birth of my son.

Pros & Cons of the Little Partners learning tower - a ladder for toddlers to get higher & closer to the action while standing safely on a sturdy surface.

If your baby doesn't like to nap (like mine), a Fisher Price baby swing will restore your sanity! See why I like this Fisher Price swing so much.

Here's my experience donating baby blankets to charity, a list of where to donate used baby blankets in the US, and some fun ways to repurpose baby blankets

My son is 2-1/2 years old, 35 lbs, and heavy to carry. He can walk on his own, but we often need to carry him. This toddler hip seat carrier puts an end to muscle fatigue & backaches from carrying a heavy toddler!

My 2-year-old wants to ride his Big Toys Green Country Jeep every time we're in the yard! Here's my honest review of this remote control ride-on Jeep -- with pros & cons.