One of the best parts of my job is my title of story-teller. This blog serves as a culmination of all of my favorite things and introduces you to my incredible clients. Pop below for all the ways I combine my love for moments, new experiences, date nights with Andrew, and sitting down over wine with clients to hear about what matters to them most... all while juggling motherhood and the latest Nordstrom sales.
Something I’ve learned throughout parenting is that everytime I do something for the “first time” is like ripping a bandaid. It has to be done, it’s not necessarily going to be fun, but when it’s over I’ll feel so much more empowered! Flying with a baby for SURE was like ripping a bandaid, and I would do it all over again in a heartbeat!
Just this past weekend I traveled to Wisconsin with Holland! I went to my cousin’s wedding and Holland got to meet almost all of our Chicago family. We love them — it was such a brief trip, but we always love going. Since this was Holland’s first flight, and my first solo trip sans Andrew, I did a LOT of research and asked a lot of questions before leaving. I wanted to be prepared for any circumstance (flight delay or cancellation, blowouts, getting through security, feedings, adults acting like children, sleep). I also wanted to pack light and smart.
Keep in mind that Holland is only 4.5 months old, and as she gets older this list will certainly evolve. This list works well for babies who aren’t very mobile yet (ie crawling, standing, walking, scooting) and heavily depend on adults! If you have more tips — please share them! I am by NO means an expert!