Author: Jackie Sparkman

Jackie is a mother, wife, and professional photographer living in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL. She is one of four sisters and enjoys spending time with her many nephews and nieces.

The Bouncer Bliss from BabyBjörn is a top-of-the-line bouncer seat that can be used for newborns and children up to the age of two. The seat comes in two styles—soft cotton or airy mesh. We chose the airy mesh and could not be happier. One major reason to love the...

The Babyhome Vida is an incredibly lightweight and travel-friendly umbrella stroller ($399) that makes an ideal secondary stroller for families. The first thing I noticed when venturing out with my toddler was how easy it was to maneuver. It handles turns and corners with a very smooth, almost glide-like feel...

After having a 9.2 Lb baby I was left with a stretched out stomach and tons of white stretch marks. Not only were they on my stomach, but they were on my breasts as well. I have never put much faith into stretch mark creams, but my experience Apothederm has changed...

The Sassypop Play Pod is a fun, portable playmat that’s designed to grow with your baby. For a mother constantly going back and forth from friends and family’s homes, this has become a must-have. The Play Pod hits on all the senses a baby needs to properly develop: Hearing (fabric rattles,...

The Chipolo Plus is a bluetooth tracker that you can use to track down things like your keys, wallet, and even your precious little one. Boy do I wish we had the Chipolo Plus when we lost Winston! Winston is my 2 year old’s stuffed animal dog that sleeps with...

The Lalabu Soothe Shirt ($75) is a babywearing shirt that does double duty as a nursing tank and carrying pouch. This has quickly become one of the best baby accessories I’ve ever used. It’s my opinion that every mother should be sent home with this tank top when they leave the hospital with their...

I would highly recommend this soft, smooth organic crib sheet. It’s made from 100% certified organic cotton and no harmful chemicals are used to make it. I am convinced that using this sheet has cleared up the tiny white bumps my little one would get on his arms. He has extremely fair, sensitive skin and this sheet has been great...

The DockATot is one of those products that every expectant mother should have in time to bring home their baby. In my opinion, it’s the biggest must have for new mothers since the Boppy Pillow. After you get home from the hospital with your newborn, you’re going to have that moment where...