Your Guide To Bringing A New Partner Home For The Holidays

Bella Breakdown This is always a tricky one. When is it time bring your SO home for the holidays? Will everyone get along? Will your family tell them embarrassing stories about you as a child? It can be really exciting to share your new partner with your family, and obviously you want this person to be a part of your life in many ways. While it can be a tricky thing to navigate, just follow a few simple rules to make sure you and your family are ready for this new addition to your holiday traditions! Are You Ready?...

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MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons Are The Perfect Gift This Holiday Season!

MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons I love holiday time! It’s my absolute favorite time of the year. My kids are always super excited for Santa to come and I find such joy in getting them the perfect gifts. This year one of the items on the top of their list was the MiniKIKI Face Paint Crayons! A friend of theirs had them at a birthday party and they were a complete hit! The kids lined up to have their faces painted and it wasn’t only fun for the kids, but easy for them to use as well….parents I promise you...

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Getting Through The Holidays With A Newborn Baby

Bella Breakdown I had my son, who is now 3, in early November. He was barely a month old during Thanksgiving, and not quite two months old when Christmas came around. I was definitely exhausted through the majority of those months. The family and friend visits felt never ending, and it was almost awkward trying to handle being a new mom and also participate in holiday festivities. If you have a newborn baby during this time, don’t fret, here are a few tips on how to handle your new born and enjoy all of the holidays: 1. Be on...

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Mom And Dad, Best Roommates Ever?

Bella Breakdown After I graduated high school, I lived on my own and paid my own rent for five years. To me, I felt like there was no way I would ever move back with my parents. That was until I found myself 22, recently single, and 8 months pregnant. I was basically Khloe Kardashian without the net worth. I felt embarrassed to be back in my hometown, in the same room I spent my childhood in. But, I’m definitely not the only one in this group of millennials whose parents, at some point in their adult lives, have...

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Family Drama? Here’s How To Survive The Holidays

Bella Breakdown The holiday season can be one of the happiest times of the year. Decorations are up, your favorite holiday movies are on TV 24/7 and there’s lots of time to spend with family and friends. Most of us don’t have an absolutely perfect relationship with our families, which can create a great deal of stress around this time of year. Whether it’s political debates, disagreements about what you’re doing with your life, or just a spat over the cranberry sauce, tensions can run high. With a few tips and tricks though, you can keep your calm enjoy...

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