Challenge 2: Mama reconnaissance: When your baby is in a good mood (or better, sleeping!), scope out the “safe places” for baby care.
Challenge 1: This is an outing for beginners: go to your favorite coffee/tea venue. You have about five more months to enjoy cafe culture.
Photogenic crib sheets and blankets are perfect for the moms and dads photographing newborns and babies lying down. We love these!
Apps and tools can help track baby’s patterns if there are any. Sleep deprivation and sleep itself both make keeping track of time challenging.
This post is sponsored by Philips Avent in support of the Philips Avent Anti-colic BPA-free Bottle. All thoughts and opinions are my own. As an exclusive formula-feeding mama, I was excited that Philips AVENT released its Anti-colic bottles in time for my baby to test it out. My second son has been very colicky in his […]
Big thanks to Wellements for sponsoring today’s post. If you’d like more information, join the conversation on Facebook. My first baby had all sorts of tummy troubles. I struggled daily to make him comfortable, while he tried his best to communicate that his miniature body was not feeling it, often via an Olympic-caliber projectile vomiting session (#mombrag). […]
My baby is wearing a dot for each month of his age on the front of his onesie and laying around. Each month I add to the baby photo series.
Why these challenges? Outings with a baby? Our own experience with unstructured time and a small baby tells us that having an activity planned or a project for the day is tremendously helpful in passing the time. When your partner gets home from work or you hop on the phone with your sister, instead of […]
I think Heather and I have both been pretty honest here: We were shocked and disappointed by how boring our babies were after they were born. They never said, “Hey mom, let’s go get you some new jeans and a latte.” Spending all day with someone who has no suggestions for conversation topics or activities […]
Easier than stickers on clothing or blankets, we love this app for making cute photos for instagram, your walls, or a “baby book” (whatever that is!) When I was a little girl and my stepmom was pregnant with my sister, my dad took full-length profile photos of her changing body each month. Or at least […]
I’m totally jealous of these really cute announcement photos that leverage the ability of a photo to communicate all the stats for a new baby. I’m guessing I’m not the only one who will look at these and want a do-over. This photo is courtesy of CandyCrushShop.com owner Jeannette Qunitero who created this super cute […]
I have found some little things that make being a parent of a newborn much easier. If you’re expecting, you might want to consider these items