Let’s remember all the wonderful things to talk about with other adult humans that is NOT the sleeping habits of a tiny human. You can do it!
I saw this on my local parenting listserv (no further source available) and couldn’t resist typing it up.
Navigating the stroller through a busy farmers market is a worthwhile challenge. There are so many things to look at for your baby, it’s worth the effort.
What’s so great (and what to wear!) when you hire a pro to take family photos.
The key to making it an official car wash seemed to be placing the rid-on car in a special place. In our case, it was on two outdoor IKEA chairs.
Invite someone dangerous out for tea. New mamas you might need to be fearless as you navigate your new social world. You can do it!
Fill the kitchen sink with warm soapy water, plastic cups, utensils, etc. Let your toddler pretend to make something or wash dishes.
When you have a 7-month old baby, the day can feel wobbly and slow. A game of peekaboo that elicits gummy smiles feels like the most amazing thing ever.
Too often there are tons of pictures of baby with friends and family, but only a few with Mom and baby because we’re so often behind the camera
Be like a cruise director for your other friends with babies; you plan the week of fun so they can just show up. They’ll thank you for it!
A few quick photo ideas – especially for second babies.
It’s tempting to carry our children from the car in the door — it’s faster! – but it creates a physical dependency that we have to untangle when we arrive.