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.
Getting used to having a new baby in the house takes time. Take some baby steps and build your confidence.
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.
Things to do with a 2-month old baby, ideas for new moms, and activities for maternity leave.
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!
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!
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.
Allow me to suggest a two-pronged approach for the very best ready-to-meet-every-challenge diaper bag packing: the daily bag & backup.
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 again […]