TytoHome Review – An On Demand Medical Exam

I was recently introduced to TytoHome, an “on demand medical exam” where you can do a full clinician visit in the comfort of your own home – WITH a diagnosis! Now that we have more than one child at home (and another on the way), I’ve quickly realized how hard it can be when one … Read the full article

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10 Must Have Baby Items

Wondering what the heck are the top items you need for a baby? You’ve come to the right place! There are a lot of fancy contraptions out there but how are you to know what you actually need? I’m a mom of 2 with one more on the way and after my experience with 2 … Read the full article

First Trimester Workouts – What I Did

Each trimester has different challenges (exhaustion and nausea in the first, growing belly in the second, and giant belly and exhaustion in the third) so I wanted to share what I’m doing in each trimester starting with my first trimester workouts! I love health and fitness so much so that my college degree is in health … Read the full article

First Trimester Must Haves + Recap

The first tri is finally done! This was probably my hardest first tri of all 3 of my pregnancies so I wanted to share some of my first trimester must haves and a recap of my first few months! If you missed the announcement, we’re having a baby! The first and third trimester are the … Read the full article

9 Best Books for Kids

We all know that reading to your kids is important. And there’s millions of books out there to choose from! But how do you know what’s actually a good book for your kid (and also not the worst book ever to read as a parent!). We’ve read our fair share of not so great books … Read the full article

A Peek Into Our Interracial Marriage

Want a peek into our interracial marriage? Here you go! Today I’m sharing about how is with my husband who is Indian! This May, Rishi and I will celebrate 4 years of marriage. We’ve done a lot over these past 4 years – bought a house, got a dog, had two children. It’s been a … Read the full article

What Do Contractions Feel Like?

One of the most common questions for a first time pregnant person is: What do contractions feel like??? Well, one thing I realized after talking to many, many moms is that they feel different for everyone! Because of that, I wanted to share a post ALL about contractions. Weird? Maybe. But this is something I … Read the full article

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Useful Things To Buy on Amazon

Amazon is the best, isn’t it? One click and 2 days later, you got what you need on your doorstep. 🙂 Since I use Amazon Prime pretty much daily, and not just for the things you may think, I thought I’d share a round up of some of my most recent Amazon buys! **Check out … Read the full article

25 Tips for Traveling with a Toddler

As soon as I felt like I “mastered” traveling with a baby (find all those tips here), Roy turned into a full fledged toddler. Now we had to learn how to survive traveling with a toddler! We had one flight with him to California where I almost had a mental breakdown because I was beyond … Read the full article

JOHNSON’S® Baby at Walgreens

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #TrustInGentle #ChooseGentle #CollectiveBias Thank you for supporting things that help keep Paisley + Sparrow going and help me support my family! JOHNSON’S® Baby at Walgreens The kids and I recently walked up to our local Walgreens to pick … Read the full article

Tips for Flying with Babies

Looking for tips for flying with babies? I’ve got you covered! Traveling with a baby can be super intimidating. The “firsts” for most things with your first child are all super intimidating but there’s nothing like being trapped in the air on an airplane to make even the most confident parent a little nervous. I … Read the full article

6 Things I Said I’d Never Do as a Parent

Before you were a parent I’m sure you had a long list of things that you saw other parents do that you would NEVER do. And then you became a parent. And you quickly realized that the things you were judging other parents are things you do now. Here’s a few of mine! {photo cred … Read the full article

Two Year Old Birthday Ideas & Party Themes (& Tips!)

Looking for two year old birthday ideas or 2nd birthday party themes for your soon to be two year old? Turning 2 is a major milestone for both your toddler and you – their parents! Your child’s first and second birthday can be hard to know what to do to make them special. They’re too … Read the full article

My Baby K’tan Review | Pros + Cons

One thing is certain – there are a TON of baby carrier options out there. How do you know which one is a good fit for you? Today I’m going to share all about the Baby K’tan! I’ve used a Baby K’tan with all 3 of my babies at all different stages and have absolutely … Read the full article

a look back at our Minneapolis wedding

Today is our 3 year wedding anniversary! We’ve been pretty stinkin’ busy these past 3 years with getting a dog, a house and having 2 babies. 🙂 Our wedding was such a fun weekend! I was never the girl who dreamed of her wedding day as a child so neither one of us were crazy … Read the full article

Our Funny Father Daughter Dance Ever

It’s my wedding anniversary week! 🙂 Tomorrow is our actual wedding anniversary so during this week I always love to share a few of my favorite memories from our wedding. Funny father daughter dance! When I was in college, my dad saw a video of a funny, choreographed father daughter dance at a wedding. He … Read the full article

Annaprashan Ceremony for Penelope

Last week we went to California (where Rishi is from) for Penelope’s Annaprashan. The kids’ annaprashan ceremony is one of my favorite events of their lives (so far ha!). I love the tradition, the dress and time together with Rishi’s family. In some Indian cultures (Rishi is Bengali), an annaprashan is held to celebrate a child’s … Read the full article

7 Amazing Breastfeeding Supplies

After 3 babies I’ve learned a few things about babies! I’ve done a mix nursing and pumping with all 3 babies so I wanted to share some breastfeeding supplies I used for my 3 kids! Paisley + Sparrow is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program. This post may include affiliate links which … Read the full article

Newborn baby girl sleeping in a floral dockatot deluxe.

Dock A Tot Deluxe Review from a Mom of 3

DockATots are one of those baby things that you always wonder if they’re as amazing as everyone says. Since they’re one of the pricer baby items, I wanted to share my full DockATot Deluxe Review for you after using it with Penelope! For the most part we didn’t get a lot of new things for Penelope … Read the full article

7 Perks of Pregnancy

Let’s talk about pregnancy and the perks of pregnancy for a minute. If you follow me on Instagram, you probably know I’m not a fan of it. There’s a lot of not so great things about being pregnant. (But please know, I am so grateful that I can get pregnant and carry a baby! I … Read the full article

Roy’s Big Boy Nursery Reveal

We’re finally done with Roy’s room! Piece by piece it really came together and I’m so excited with how it turned out. If you’re looking for some nursery ideas for boys (that aren’t too “boy or “childish”), I hope this helps! After we found out we were pregnant with baby #2 we decided the best … Read the full article

Austin Fowler Diaper Bag Review

This winter I met the adorable Steph who created the stylish and organized diaper bag from Austin Fowler. Well, fast forward to a few weeks ago when I got my hands on my very own stylish and organized Austin Fowler diaper bag! YAY! Steph sent over a Savannah (insert ALL the heart eyes) and I immediately transferred Roy’s stuff (cuz babies need a lot … Read the full article

Maternity Fashion – 2nd Trimester Style Tips

*updated May 2019 to share maternity fashion ideas now that I’m pregnant with my 3rd baby! I know I’m a little late when writing this (as I’m currently in my 33rd week of pregnancy with my first baby), I wanted to be sure I shared a few of the things I learned about pregnancy style … Read the full article