Having two children under the age of two is soon to become a reality! I've put together a few essentials items that are going to make our lives a little easier -- hopefully. 


Bugaboo Stroller- I registered for a double stroller when we found out we were pregnant with Sebastian. The Bugaboo Donkey is specifically designed to grow with your family. :) I always knew I would some day want to add on to our family. So a double stroller was a must.

Halo Bassinet- Sebastian slept in our room until he reached two months. Not having to walk into our nursery and nurse the baby made life so much easier. 

Breast Pump- If you choose to nurse your baby, I suggest calling your insurance provider. Most of them will cover the cost of a breast pump. I definitely used mine, especially when I returned to work. 

Multi-Use Baby Cover- Perfect to keep the sun out of your baby's face and great to use if you would like a little privacy while feeding your baby. It was great when I breastfed Sebastian.

Grass Drying Rack- After washing countless bottles, we still use it for Sebastian's sippy cups and plates.

RAVA Car Seat- We love our Nuna. It's easy to adjust and Sebastian seems to like it, as well.

Playards- Easy to put away when not in use. I wish everything was this easy. 

Mustela- This is by far my favorite baby product to use. It's gentle on Sebastian's skin and smells incredible. 

Solly Wrap- When Sebastian was smaller, I wore him on me constantly. The Solly baby wrap was my savior. 

Bouncer- We only used the bouncer a few times, unfortunately. Sebastian only sat still for a few minutes. Hopefully Gigi will like her bouncer more. 

Highchair Mat- This is a new item. I've yet to use it, but I will be purchasing one in the future. All the mamas out there swear by it. Easy clean up, yes please!

Hamper- You are going to need a few of these, either for toys or dirty clothes. We bought one that wouldn't necessarily be an eyesore. 

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My name is Jessica Almanza, I am a lifestyle photographer. I love documenting motherhood, travel, good food, and life's simple joys.