Why have 52 challenges for new moms? 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 […]
These Love Yourself Quotes are for all the new mamas. Being a new mom is T.O.U.G.H.!!! All of the sudden your entire universe is turned upside down, your body doesn’t feel like your own (probably because a tiny human is always latched to it), you aren’t getting enough sleep, and you feel like you have […]
After about three weeks of living with our new roommate, my husband and I joked that he was more of a blob than we had anticipated.
New moms need practice getting out of the house. But where to go? Try a fabric store where you can be inspired to make something.
In my house, we think it is great to take pictures in the same chair each month (or each week!) to really see the baby grow before our eyes.
We cannot emphasize enough the importance of a new moms group, meeting other women who are doing what you’re doing. Swaddling, nursing, not sleeping, etc.
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!
Priscilla Dunstan decodes baby’s cries into simple language. I was so desperate with my colicky baby, I got to test it. You’re welcome.
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 […]