I had a hard time naming Sawyer. Although I do like to avoid sharing a baby’s name until he is born, this time, I was not playing coy: I didn’t know yet.
If walking away from your baby on the floor feels strange, we feel you. Throw a blanket down for tummy time, and keep your floors as dirty as you want.
Your challenge this week is to seek out the tot story time at your library and go there. Space out while someone else entertains you both.
To avoid pregnancy heartburn, say bye to drinking water with meals. For me it really flared up around 25 weeks pregnant. Ugh.
Disneyland is a magical place. Happiest place on earth, right? For a three-year old it can be all kinds of wonderful — and overwhelming.
Hiking with a baby doesn’t have to involve a lot of incline, a long drive, or even unpaved path. Prefer a stroller-friendly trail around a lake? Do that.
Parenting a one-year old is hard. Many of your infant-parenting skills don’t apply. You can leave the room on a newborn and be pretty sure he’ll stay put.
At home ball pit FTW! Turn your pack n play or play yard into a ball pit for a toddler that still needs occasional containment but also wants entertainment.
How to delight your toddler on an airplane. After constant nursing but before immersive iPads, there is the fidgety toddler.
14: I love this rookie year activity for getting together in a social but EASY way: Start a weekly Breakfast Club with other new moms.
To set up a perfect dress-up bin for a toddler, add to it little by little when you lay your hands on stray fairy wings, odd sunglasses & beads!
Making other new mom friends is vital. And scary. Are you too shy? While that’s totally and completely NORMAL, we still want you to go for it.