When You’re Thankful for Family and YouTube

Thanksgiving 2016 marked not only Livy's very first Thanksgiving but also her very first Iowa road trip to visit family on the farm. Contrary to her tiny body and the size of her tiny clothes, Olivia does NOT travel light, and Darrin and I found ourselves packing practically everything in her nursery because who knows what types of blow outs we could be dealing with over the holiday weekend? Be they fussy blow outs or those that leak through the diaper. So we stuffed our car with rock-a-beds and bouncers, about a year's worth of onesies, and any toy we could think of that might serve as a suitable distraction throughout the weekend. Six hours in the car with a baby who's decided to voice her displeasure for her car seat nearly the entire…

November 29, 2016