Bending Down | New Mom Series

We just got back from a really surprisingly successful trip to Front Porch Cafe with some of our favorite people, the McKeag family! They have two little girls our girls ages and a new baby on the way and we are so so happy for them!! We also appreciate people we can hang out with…

Which Hedgepeth is Your Spirit Animal? | Quiz

This was TOO fun to make! We hear a lot of people calling one of our daughters their spirit animal (mostly Ellie, haha!) so we decided to make a quiz to see who YOU resonate with most! Take the quiz online and tell us who your spirit animal was on the Facebook post for today, or…

Autumn’s Birth Video | Life By The Sea

I can’t even begin to describe how it feels when Jeremy and Ashley Mitchell drop one of these videos in your lap. On both occasions, Mike and I had been having exceptionally rough weeks and then Jeremy floats in with a text that says oh here you go pal! And our world is right again,…

Impatience Correlation | New Mom Series

I think I’ve mentioned this before in blogs but the truth is that I REALLY need to stop everything I’m doing lately and heed my own words. Gosh, the past week has just been insane..I have lost my patience three major times with the girls and I feel absolutely and positively terrible. Not like oh I shouted…

Transfer It To Trello | Seaside Sessions VIDEO BLOG

There is no shame in this disheveled mom hair, drool spot on shoulder and squealing baby just in time to wrap up the video blog…this is my life, and I’m making it work for me hahaha! So you guys, we are BIG believers in this new system of not just leaving every thing on little…

All The Last Firsts | New Mom Series

I have to admit although we are doing great lately, feeling really well adjusted (except the usual colds, allergies, etc going on) — I am slightly having a hard time with something. Every time a milestone is reached with Autumn, I’m so so so proud, and then I just burst into tears. She’s grabbing things and…

Salt Air Motherhood Experience | Outer Banks Workshop!

A pattern started to develop over the past couple of years, and I finally caught on. I was mostly mentoring women who were either thinking about becoming mothers or already were. Not all of them, but most. My favorite thing about this was that we were on the same level of understanding where we knew that we…

Occasional Buddies | Raising Seastars

Because of the fact that I’m a straight up girl mama for life and never going to be anything else…I think it’s a great idea to have a series dedicated to raising daughters and what that dynamic and relationship looks like for us! It didn’t dawn on me until recently when we started to see…

What to Bring & Girlfriend Time in the ER | New Mom Series

What an unexpected place to find quality time with your daughter, right!? But honestly, after going to Urgent Care yesterday, missing school, trying desperately to figure out what’s going on with Cammy breaking out ALL over the place in itching welts and red patches..we ended up having a pretty good time in the Outer Banks…

Six Ways to Survive The Stomach Flu as a Family | New Mom Series

It happened. We have been through so many little colds and aches together as a family of four before Autumn arrived but then the stomach bug hit our family of FIVE, with three kids four and under. I’m not gonna pretend I got through this looking pretty, people. It was ATROCIOUS. The advice will be…

Traveling Survival With Little Ones | New Mom Series

Ahhh, the dreaded hours long road trip with tiny people in your car. We’ve all heard a story or two about traveling with small children, and how much harder it is the longer the ride. We have experienced this many times because we LOVE traveling as a family! With weddings, with conferences, with almost all…