It’s always fun for me to look back on the year, and reminisce about my favorite happenings here at Lattes, Lilacs, and Lullabies. It’s been an amazing year here on the blog. This year bought over 65,000 views and over 40,000 users to this “little” blog of mine. Let’s take a walk down memory lane, shall we, and celebrate the blog posts that you enjoyed most in 2017.
Will your favorite post be #1?
This post is near and dear to my heart and something that I teach every single day at the hospital. There are ways to prevent SIDS and they are simple. This post shares 5 things you can start doing today to decrease your baby’s risk.
This post has everything that I hopeful mommy would need to know about getting preggers, including a link to my favorite and the most accurate fertility monitor on the market!
How-To Videos and links to car seat safety make this post a must read for any new parent!
Dr. Harvey Karp who wrote “Happiest Baby On The Block” inspired this post, and can you believe I actually got to meet him this past year? I was like a 90’s teenage girl meeting Zack Morris! Ha!
This was one of the first posts I wrote on my brand new MacBook. Believe it or not, prior to last spring I was blogging on my iPhone. Talk about a nightmare. I was so thankful (and still am) to have my new favorite toy and was so excited at the new creative possibilities at my fingertips like being able to make gorgeous pins for Pinterest.
One of the many exciting companies I have joined forces with this year is Erin Condren. It’s no secret that I absolutely love my Life Planner, and now I get to share more about her products and even make $$$. Woohoo! The 2018 Life Planner in colorfully painted petals is my favorite one so far. You’ll love all these rose gold, watercolor accessories.
I wrote this piece as a special message to friends out there who long to be mothers, who pray every day for their tiny miracle, and sometimes hide behind the loneliness that comes with infertility or loss. It’s one of my most vulnerable blog posts, and the outpour of support was truly appreciated. Hang in there, sweet mommies at heart. Remember, motherhood often begins in the heart, in a desire to, in a prayer, and in a longing.
This was another blog post for those readers who struggle with infertility. “You’ve got a friend in me,” they say.
Not only was I able to finally share our 7-year journey to have a baby, but I was also able to feature a new fertility product in my first sponsored post. This is just one leg of our journey. Our story is not over. Little did we know that having a family would be a grand adventure filled with many peaks and valleys.
I had the privilege this year to be a part of a book launch team. “Cultivate” is featured on this list as well as many other amazing books to read not only in the summertime but anytime.
A good friend and former co-worker shared the miraculous story of her baby girl, Ellie, on my blog this year in my new Warrior Mommy Series. If you’ve ever doubted the power of prayer, read Ellie’s story. Be sure to grab some Kleenex first.
Lara Casey’s Cultivate Shop is another company I now have the privilege of working with. It is always my desire to share products and companies with you that I love, and The Cultivate Shop is no exception. The PowerSheets Goal Planner has completely changed how I set and achieve goals. If you’re interested in having the best year of your life, check out this post.
This Life Lately post gave me my first big surprise of the year when The Color Run shared it on their facebook page. We had an amazing time dancing through foamy bubbles, getting showered with tropical colors, creating our own unique snow cones, receiving our 4th unicorn medals, and devouring a giant strawberry shortcake. If you’re looking for a family-friendly 5K to try this year, look no farther than The Color Run.
I’ve slowly begun sharing tidbits of our dreamy New England Road Trip. This day in Plymouth, we’ll never forget.
This post is a mother-baby nurse’s love letter to all new parents. These are definitely things you need to do before you have your baby.
This post was so fun to do. It was like virtual shopping for a baby! These are tried and true must-have items every new baby should have.
This post offers various ways to live hyggely in every season.
I do believe that I have conjured up the cutest Halloween costumes ever in this adorable post. This one was one of my favorites of 2017. Get ready for an overload of cuteness.
Newborns don’t need a whole lot, but they do need these 10 things to make life easier. This post brought to you by the thousands of new mommies and daddies I’ve taken care of over the last several years.
We’ve made it! Can you guess which blog post made #1 this year? Is it your favorite too?
Drum roll, please……
I wrote this simple post last February, and ever since, it’s brought hundreds of visitors to my blog every single day. It went viral on Pinterest being shared hundreds, if not, thousands of times. I guess I wasn’t only one seeking some new ways to live a simple, happy life.
The success of this post is what inspired me to write my very first ebook, “The Simple Guide To Living Hygge” to be released January 15th!! I can’t wait!
I cannot begin to thank you all so much for your love and support on this blogging journey. I look forward to seeing what 2018 brings.
Did your favorite blog post make the list? Share in the comments below.
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