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How To Survive (and enjoy!) The First Baby Beach Trip

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I know that in exactly one week it will officially be fall, but that gives me juuuuuust enough time to squeeze in this post. At the very least, it’ll be useful for someone next year. 🙂

We go to the beach every year (OBX, I hope you’re all doing okay down there!) and being due in May, we knew we’d be braving our very first family beach trip with a pretty tiny infant. Here’s the secret:

Don’t. Do. It.

Kidding! Totally kidding. 🙂

While it was much different than the trips we have gotten used to, it wasn’t the horror story some people make it out to be. We got so many comments like: “should you really be taking such a small baby”, “make sure he doesn’t overheat” and “he can’t” and “you can’t” and “can’t”, “can’t”, “can’t”. Which leads us to our first lesson.
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Outfits

Beach Mama Style

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OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERApocket tank / shorts in roadside blues / gladiators / soulfeel bracelet / coffee charm / hamsa charm / flower charm

Wow. Oh, wow.

It has been over a month since my last post. Full disclosure: I haven’t been all that inspired as far as outfits go. I’ve been kind of slumpy the past week and I think it’s a combination of the changing seasons, trying to get readjusted from our beach trip and trying to squeeze as much as possible into my schedule. I’ve been struggling to find that sweet spot in the balance of every day life and momming is winning.
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