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We just got back from our first-ever cruise on the Disney Wish. Here’s what we did and a few tips for other first-time cruisers!

Disney Wish cruise ship | We Gotta Talk lifestyle blog & podcast by Sonni Abatta

March 22, 2024

Disney Cruise Review: Disney Wish for Families and First-Time Cruisers

Fact: Kids hate spinach. Also fact: It’s super easy to hide in a delicious smoothie, like this one!

March 29, 2021

Super Smoothie for Kids (and Parents too)

Let me start off this post by saying, I hate that I have to even write this. A parent’s nightmare, hands-down, is the though of something bad happening to your children.

March 14, 2018

Here’s How to Talk to Your Young Child About School Shootings

Hello, friends! So, a bit of a personal post today, and an update to something big that’s going on in our lives.If you follow my Instagram, you may have seen over the last few weeks in my Stories that we are expecting something BIG in our near future!!!NO… no more babies! Haha. But a new […]

August 15, 2017

About That House…

As you probably saw if you follow me on Instagram, our family just came back from our annual Pittsburgh Pilgrimage.

August 8, 2017

What I Always Do in Pittsburgh

I was 7 or 8 years old, walking circles through the handbag section of TJ Maxx, desperately searching for my mom, when to my relief, I finally heard her calling for me just a few racks away.

July 31, 2017

Weird-Named Kids of the World, Unite

Ladies, gentlemen, and all those with a penchant for utter chaos–witness the wonder that gathers under this tent! Come now, and feast your gaze upon the sheer Crazy.

July 26, 2017

I Run a Three-Ring Circus (and Kinda Love Everything About It)

Let’s talk about gossip. It’s the ultimate double edged sword: How delicious it feels to wield it, but how it stings when that blade is turned on us. If we’re being honest, we’ve all been on both sides of that sword.

July 24, 2017

The Power of Words

One of the sweetest ways to welcome a new baby is with a gorgeous birth announcement. Sure, you can announce your little one’s arrival on social media, but there’s something about holding a picture in your hand that makes it that much better. (Plus, last I checked you can’t put a Facebook photo on a magnet […]

July 6, 2017

The Chicest Way to Welcome Baby

This weekend we did what any sane parents who need a little relaxation but who also know that packing up three kids and two adults for longer than a couple days is straight bonkers would do–a staycation.

June 19, 2017

Hilton Bonnet Creek Orlando for Kids (Or, We Were Crazy and Brought a 1-Month-Old to a Hotel)