Giwox Red Diaper Bag/Backpack

Good morning everyone!! Hope you all had a great weekend. I was able to enjoy a beautiful sunny day at the park with my little one. Is it just me or is time just flying by? I can’t believe how fast time is going. My little guy is going to be 15 months tomorrow. (ahh!) But I digress lol.


IMG_1408 (1)I was lucky enough to be able to try out the Giwox Diaper Bag/Backpack. I have been wanting a backpack of some sort to carry all of my little guy’s stuff for some time now. I had a diaper bag already but as beautiful as it is, it is heavy on its own and is really heavy and bulky once I pack it with every possible thing my little guy could ever need (I know it’s unnecessary but it makes me feel more in control of possible meltdowns lol). I figured a backpack would be more comfortable and easier to carry for longer periods of time without causing shoulder and neck pain. I WAS SO RIGHT!

I am super happy to have the Giwox Red Diaper Bag/Backpack. I have had it for a week now and I have used it consistently since I received it. It fits everything that I had in my other diaper bag. I feel like it is more organized in this bag and easier to access than before. And for the best part, it can be carried as a regular bag, a shoulder bag, AND a backpack. I have been using it as a backpack the entire time. It feels much lighter this way and I am left with no pain by the end of the day. The bag is also really cute and made of an easy to wipe clean material.

Th Giwox Diaper Bag/Backpack comes in 3 colors (white, red, and navy) with polka dot patterns. It took me forever to choose which color I wanted because I kept going back and forth between them. I believe they vary slightly in dimensions so that is something to consider (or at least what I used as a tie breaker lol). The bag has 14 pockets which makes organization easy. It has an insulated pocket for baby food on the side and a baby wipe pocket on the opposite side. It comes with buckles, a changing mat, and a storage pouch.

My favorite things about this bag are that it can be carried as a backpack and the baby wipes pocket as well as other pockets making it easier for storing things neatly.

What I would change about this bag would be to have a slightly bigger insulated pouch on the side so that sippy cups and different sized baby foods could fit easily. ( I was only able to fit pouch foods in there and some spoons.) Also I would have the storage pouch have a zipper tab like the Giwox Diaper Bag because it is sturdier. (I was trying to cram a lot of stuff in the storage bag because I wanted my stuff separate and easy to access and while closing it or attempting to, the end of the zipper tab broke off. :( I know that it broke because of how much I had shoved in there but I wanted to point it out so that if anyone else is like me, you won’t do what I did lol)

Overall this is a really great bag made of durable and easy to clean material, good amount of pockets and space, and easy to take with you anywhere you go. I think it was great that they added the extra touches that make it really unique (insulated pocket, baby wipe pocket, multiple ways to carry it.)


I was lucky enough to receive the Giwox Red Diaper Bag/Backpack for free in exchange for my honest review. It is currently on sale on for $39.99 which I think is a great deal. It is regularly priced at $69.99.

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Does anyone else have this bag or one similar? What do you think of it? Let me know in the comments section below :) If anyone would like me to do a what’s in my diaper bag post please let me know.

Thank you to Gina for sending me this bag! You have made my life much easier and less painful. Thank you everyone for being loyal readers. If you haven’t already, please subscribe to my blog! XOXO

Having a 1 year old son

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I can’t believe that my little boy is already 14 months old. It went by so fast. I can still remember the first month like it was yesterday. He was so little and he’s now such a big boy. I’m so amazed by how quickly he learns and absorbs everything around him. He tries to help me change his diaper, he wants to eat foods by himself using a spoon and holding the bowl, and he is feverishly trying to walk. It’s so incredible to witness him become independent so quickly. Of course it doesn’t go as he plans it. Life has definitely gotten messy. I spend more time cleaning him than anything else but he just loves trying things himself and I think it’s great. What I can honestly say I am not so fond of are his very loud and demanding temper tantrums. It’s almost as if the minute he turned one, a switch went off in him, and he all of a sudden wanted everything his way and he will let anyone who disagrees or tries to stop him hear him ROAR. Lol. He is adorable even then but I have to say my ears could do without such noise. He gets so into it too. He literally throws himself onto the floor and flails while yelling and screaming. The funny part is that he will pause to see if he has my attention and then continue on. Having a toddler is nothing short of a roller coaster but I wouldn’t change it for anything. It’s so incredible.

Thought I would share a little of my experience with you guys. Leave me a comment down below about your experiences. I would love to read about them! XO :)

My thoughts on Tooth Fairy Tyke


I was fortunate enough to receive a Tooth Fairy Tyke for my little guy. I love the idea of the Tooth Fairy Tyke. A Tooth Fairy Tyke is the Tooth Fairy’s helper or messenger if you will. Moms and dads can pick a male or female Tooth Fairy Tyke for their little one and it comes with a Free EBook and you can download a Tooth Fairy Timer App. The idea of the Tooth Fairy Tyke is to be your little one’s comfort and companion during the tooth losing process as well as motivation for your little one to behave and take care of their teeth because the Tooth Fairy Tyke will report back to the Tooth Fairy. I think this a super cute idea.

While my little guy is not in the tooth losing stage yet (9 1/2 months old), he has become attached to his Tooth Fairy Tyke. He seems to find comfort in her although I’m sure she doesn’t exactly appreciate all of the biting he does. I think that she will be helpful, in the future, during the tooth losing process as well as visits to the dentist by making the whole process more fun.


The Tooth Fairy Tyke is a small stuffed doll. It is about 11 inches tall. Not only is the product itself a cute idea but the company is also a great company. The Tooth Fairy Tykes company donates Tooth Fairy Tykes to Children’s Hospitals. I find that so inspirational and kind! More companies should be like this. They also welcome hospitals to reach out to them so that they can donate their Tooth Fairy Tykes to more children. This company is such a great example of making a difference in the world by giving to those who would truly appreciate it and by making someone’s day a little brighter.

Check them out on their website:

They have a Free Ebook as well as a Free Tooth Fairy Timer App you can download.


*Disclaimer: Tooth Fairy Tyke was sent to me for free to check out and review. This is not a sponsored review. As always all opinions are my own. I will always be honest and upfront with my blog posts and reviews. I would like to thank my subscribers and readers for all of your support. Please leave your comments down below. XO :)

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TBT- The first few months with my little guy



With my little guy turning 8 months old on the 18th, it has me thinking about how quickly time is flying by. I remember the first month of his life being the hardest for me. I don’t mean that in the sense of it actually being more difficult but that it was hardest for me because it was all new to me. I am one of those very organized planners who likes to be in control most of the time. When my little guy was born, I was the happiest I have ever been and I was also the most terrified I have ever been. I was for the first time responsible for another life (other than fur babies), and the thought that I might mess up or that something could go wrong terrified me.

My little guy was born at 6lbs 1oz, 18 1/2 inches. I remember just staring at him as he slept and constantly checking his breathing. He looked so innocent and so fragile like if I held him wrong or wasn’t super careful I’d break him. That’s how I acted for the first month. I was hyper aware, hyper sensitive, and hyper worried about everything that had anything to do with him. I think I pretty much held him or was attached to him in some way the entire first month. For the first couple of weeks I don’t think I even left the bedroom for anything when I was home alone with him. I was breastfeeding (almost 8 months old now and still going strong) and with him eating every two hours around the clock I was always holding him.

Breastfeeding was a major struggle at first with me wanting to give up a few times but I made the effort to continue because it was something I was able to do and something I had really wanted to do. I know it’s not for everyone and believe me before he was born I didn’t think I would be breastfeeding him so I fully understand that. It is a very personal choice that a mom must make and decide what’s best for her and her baby. For me it was difficult because once I committed to breastfeeding, due to our circumstances at the hospital, the hospital staff introduced a pacifier and bottle to my little guy (which isn’t recommended for the first month) and it made it way harder for him to latch properly. There were days where I just fought through the pain so that he could eat. I even supplemented with formula a few times just to give my breasts a small break. But it got better. He learned to latch properly and things became so much easier. I learned to look for cues of early hunger so that I could offer him breast milk before he got to the point of frustration due to hunger. We both learned together and it formed a wonderful bond. Now breastfeeding is pretty much seamless and effortless except when he is teething. Then with the fussing and gum pain it becomes a little more difficult but nowhere near what it was before. For anyone going through it, there is a light at the end of the tunnel and please feel free to comment if you have any questions or want to know anything that helped me.

I spent some much of my time worrying about SIDS, whether or not he was eating enough, if he was going to the bathroom enough, if it was diarrhea or normal, if he had a stuffy nose or if he had a cold, and the list goes on. Once I was able to get into a routine and get to know him better and his cues, it became easier because I became more confident and comfortable in my ability to properly care for him and his needs. It’s crazy how no matter how many babies I’ve watched in the past, when it came to watching my little guy, I felt like it was the very first time I had ever done anything involving a baby. A simple diaper change had me anxious. I think I was so worried about possibly doing something wrong that I was so hard on myself. What I learned is that it’s all a process and every parent gets there. I learned to enjoy all the moments and cherish the time I was spending with him. Every parent worries, every parent wants to do what’s best for their child.Once I got past my fears, life became more normal. I got back into my routine (as best as you can with a baby), the stress decreased tremendously, and everything got easier.

Now at 7 months old he is a chubby, handsome, stubborn, determined, and wonderful little guy. Whether it be crawling all over, reaching for phones and remotes, or taking off his diaper, he sure keeps me on my toes. I wouldn’t have it any other way. I can say without a doubt that he is the one thing in my life I am most proud of. My little guy. My everything. Hope you all are having a good week. XO


TBT- Baby gassiness


My little guy is now 7 months old and from birth he has been a gassy little one. Now he is able to manage it well on his own but from birth until I would say 5 months, he would cry and cry because of the gas pains. It was really heartbreaking for me to know that he was in pain or discomfort. I did everything I could to help ease his discomfort and make him feel better.

A few things that helped him were making sure I breastfed him at a slight angle instead of in a laying down position. They said to make sure his head was slightly higher than his stomach. I also made sure to try to burp him each time he was done eating. Doing these alone helped but he was still very gassy.

I tried giving him Gripe water which seemed to help at first but then did little to nothing to alleviate his gas. I also tried Simethicone drops which are meant to help with gas relief. Those seemed to help a little but took a while to work and didn’t last long.

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What helped my little guy the most were his tummy exercises as well as tummy time. With how I was feeding him, it was helping prevent too much air intake but not helping once he was gassy. The exercises and tummy time helped him relieve his gas and stop his discomfort. I made sure to have him laying on his tummy for a few minutes (10-15mins or until he was tired of it) a few times a day(usually 2-3). The pressure on his tummy helped relieve some of the gas. If he was still uncomfortable, I would lay him on his back and gently in a pedaling motion would move his legs towards his tummy and then straight out until he passed his gas. I also would move his legs together towards his tummy and straight out in a crunch motion. It got to the point where he would sometimes help pedal or would kick and squirm on his own when he was uncomfortable. These took a few tries but really helped.

For anyone going through this now, I would suggest trying the exercises as well as tummy time before purchasing anything. Also to try to keep their head elevated while feeding them and to always try to burp them after a feeding. I know it can be frustrating and upsetting to see your little one uncomfortable or in pain but just know that it gets better. They begin to learn how to manage it. My little guy now rolls and squirms until he relieves his gas but I must say it doesn’t seem to bother him much anymore. Hope this helps. XO