Spoiler alert: There are a few answers to this big thorny question but they all circle back to the primary advice –> Go ahead and hold your baby.
Take your baby to the movie theater! Really! Look for a Mom and Baby Matinee, offered by many theaters around the country.
While your baby is still small enough for the infant carrier, take advantage of your relative “freedom” to get your toenails done.
Called post-partum or post-natal yoga, these classes are a perfect first outing for a new mom and baby duo looking for community and stretching
Ready for another challenge? Take baby to a paint-your-own pottery studio and get footprints made on a tile or frame.
The challenge here is to take your baby to the grocery store for the first time as simply a practice run, when you’re not desperate.
Decode your baby’s cries with Dunstan Baby Language like I saw on Oprah. Learning the five words of a baby’s language can help with a super fussy baby.
Your challenge for the day: Take longer stroller walks to change the scenery and get a little exercise. Explore new neighborhoods, wherever!
Our new mama milestone tracker is a fun way to keep track of your own progress as a parent from the first day going forward. Because you are amazing!
This is one easy DIY project that will give you bang for your $5. My mom created the first iterations of our family’s flannel swaddle blankets and I have sewn a few more with these instructions. I even made one large enough to wrap my five-year old when he wanted to be the baby […]
I learned how to feed my baby fully while he was still asleep. It is called a Dream Feed and we all slept better because of it.
Did you know that there are lending libraries for baby carriers, slings, and wraps? You can check them out to decide which is right for you.