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#rookiemoms activities for babies and new mamas including success stories. Get out of your comfort zone and try a challenge today.

Our free portrait left me feeling uneasy {Rookie Moms Challenge #33}

Nabbing a free baby portrait: final result #rookiemoms

The Challenge: Get a free 8×10 photo taken (Or build your own studio) Growing up, my family was not the type to get professional photos taken; school photos aside, we were more of the “grab the camera as the baby is running around naked” type of family. We have an abundance of family photos, taken […]

High five to Just KayBee’s year of {Rookie Moms} challenges

Just KayBee had a smash cake for her rookiemoms challenge

The newish mama known as KayBee decided to tackle our rookie moms challenges with her second baby, Peanut, and we’re super excited to share her stories with you. Anytime we see you guys toting your baby along somewhere you might not have gone, we are so happy. Here are a few highlights from their adventures: The post in […]

Activity #32: Go to bookstore events


Don’t miss the opportunity to let someone else entertain your baby. Go to a bookstore during story time. Some will even serve you a latte. This is your 32nd rookie moms challenge. Many of these storytimes happen during the work day but some are on weekends. Use the “search by zip code” feature on the […]

What I learned from the #30×30 closet remix challenge. Spoiler: I am a lazy sweatpants wearer.


My sister lives 500 miles away, and therefore, we don’t see each other much. I stalk her through twitter and Instagram to know what she’s up to on a daily basis, and the big things, like a business trip to the Cannes Film Festival (she has a film industry job), I learn via phone calls […]