Bayly is a working mama with a sweet baby girl (Amelia-born in June 2017.) Bayly has been in the field of Early Childhood Education for ten years and currently works as a Lead Toddler Teacher at a local Montessori school. Bayly has been married to her husband (and high school sweetheart) since 2010. She is a proud born and raised Corpus Christi resident and loves all the unique local things that Corpus Christi has to offer. When she has an opportunity she loves going to the Farmers Market, the Aquarium, and other local attractions. She is a foodie at heart and loves trying new recipes. She attended TAMUCC where she majored in English, but she also has a background in Early Childhood Education. She is Montessori certified and is also pursuing a Masters in Early Childhood with an emphasis in Reading. Her hobbies include: blogging, writing children’s stories, finding new pins on Pinterest, cooking/baking, outdoor activities, arts and crafts, and more. Bayly enjoys country music and watching all sports. She has three pets—a dog and two cats. She is a member of St. Patrick’s Church. She is also a proud Aunt. She is excited to share her thoughts and experiences with you as she tries to navigate mommyhood with grace and a sense of humor.

Dear Dad {Celebrating Fathers and Father Figures}

When I was pregnant with my daughter, the song "My Old Man" by the Zac Brown Band came out on the radio. Every time I heard it, it hit me straight in the heart....
I am Not a Perfect Mom- OK- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

I’m Not a Perfect Mom and I’m Okay With That

As a first time mom, I find myself always getting advice from other moms, whether I want it or not. I am not complaining, because any advice is helpful. However, I do not agree with...
Worth the Weight {Handling the Post Baby Body Critics}- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Worth the Weight {Handling the Post Baby Body Critics}

My daughter is seven months old, and it took me nine months to gain weight with her. I was one who really did not gain a lot until the very end. But being a full time...
Simple Memorable Christmas Gift Ideas- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

Less Stress, More Memories: A Simply Wonderful Christmas

The holiday season has arrived. Stores will be flooded, if not already, with stressed out people trying to find the perfect gifts, even if that means breaking the bank to do so. We have all done...
30 Days of Thanks- Cultivating Gratitude Throughout November- Corpus Christi Moms Blog

30 Days of Thanks {Cultivating Gratitude throughout November}

Every November I make it a point to work on some sort of Gratitude Project—usually journaling about what I am grateful for. It is easy to go through every day of our lives and never...