This week’s challenge is to organize a Mom’s Night Out with some girlfriends. Go somewhere you used to enjoy in your old life.
Allow me to suggest a two-pronged approach for the very best ready-to-meet-every-challenge diaper bag packing: the daily bag & backup.
Things to do with a 2-month old baby, ideas for new moms, and activities for maternity leave.
This post was sponsored by Playtex Baby. All opinions, experiences, and photos are my own. When the Playtex brand asked for real moms to review the new Diaper Genie Expressions diaper pail, Whitney and Heather knew that with two little dudes in diapers, I would not only be excited to try a new Diaper Genie […]
My baby is wearing a dot for each month of his age on the front of his onesie and laying around. Each month I add to the baby photo series.
Why these challenges? 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 your sister, instead of […]
Allow me to present the third installment of our Very Rookie Summer series. Elizabeth shares two different days from her life with baby Zaida that are seven weeks apart. We love her stories for reminding us so fully of what a difference a few weeks not-quite-two months can make in the life of a rookie […]
Thanks to Stef from AskANanny.com for this guest post. While an activity gym can be a great choice for unrestricted play, some can overwhelm babies of certain ages. How do you make one of these playmats work for your baby, plus get more bang for your buck as they grow? Today we’ve got two activity […]
Taking a baby to the swimming pool is scary and funny – having a partner helps! Bring along your moms group or any willing friend and go for it!
Your 26th weekly challenge is to invest in a pedometer and aim for 10,000 steps each day. You’ll be surprised how many steps a mom can take just running around the house, but if you’re going to reach 10,000, you’ll need to take a walk outside for sure. This is good motivation to get some […]
By the time my first baby was 10 weeks old, I had not exercised for about 6 months. Baby Bootcamp was my re-introduction to sweating and I loved it. I was not a gym-goer in my normal life, and Baby Bootcamp was perfect for me. Here’s why: Exercising in the company of other sleep-deprived, temporarily […]
As a fitness blogger, this is a challenge I’d been hoping to attempt every week since I was officially cleared for exercise at Week 6, but it took me until Week 11 to get it done. And, unfortunately, I think it was a bit of a fail. See, my daughter Garrity is in this major […]