Rookie Moms Nostalgia: September recap

10 Popular posts this month

pants made for little eco on littleecofootprints blog
  1. Shopping List: what to register for and buy
    (should we make this into excel-ready or downloadable pdf?)
  2. Make some easy kids pants from a tee shirt
  3. Halloween costumes for babies (the guide)
  4. Breastfeeding resources for rookies (from PhD in Parenting)
  5. Buy or make a Halloween costume for baby
  6. Decorate baby clothes with fabric paint
  7. Make the best swaddling blanket (easiest too!)
  8. Sew a quick newborn hat from a tee shirt (we do like cutting up our t-shirts!)
  9. 25 Activities to try during your maternity leave
  10. Go to the theater where crying is allowed

18 New posts this month

10 Most excellent human referrers (excluding the great humans who bring us google, facebook and twitter)

  2. (wishing we could read German and return the favor)
  3. BabyCenter
  8. Babble
  10. AintNoMomJeans

10 Pretty great posts we wrote elsewhere

  1. 4 unexpected at-home date nights
  2. Brunch. For those who cannot go out to dinner.
  3. Look for the lines (sweet photo tip)
  4. Why we are the meanest moms
  5. Mom’s Night In is the new Mom’s Night Out
  6. How to dial 9-1-1 in 2-0-1-0
  7. Wearing your baby safely
  8. Baby-proofing tips in honor of Baby Safety Month
  9. Healthier eating on the road
  10. Brunch smackdown: Rick & Ann’s v. Bette’s (on

A few words about Amazon

Thanks to those of you who bought our book this month! We still think it makes the perfect baby shower or new mom gift. Among the swaddles, white noise machines, and baby food prep devices, a few of you bought the pair of flamingos. Pictured above. Hee hee.

Moving on… we have a few things in the works for October already:  more Fearless Fridays, more Halloween planning, the actual Halloween, my very own diaper drive, and a ton more rookie mom adventures.