Fill the kitchen sink with warm soapy water, plastic cups, utensils, etc. Let your toddler pretend to make something or wash dishes.
Your challenge this week is to seek out the tot story time at your library and go there. Space out while someone else entertains you both.
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
Hiking with a baby doesn’t have to involve a lot of incline, a long drive, or even unpaved path. Prefer a stroller-friendly trail around a lake? Do that.
Today’s challenge: Find a park you’ve never visited that has baby swings. In these pictures, Julian is four-and-a-half months old.
14: I love this rookie year activity for getting together in a social but EASY way: Start a weekly Breakfast Club with other new moms.
To set up a perfect dress-up bin for a toddler, add to it little by little when you lay your hands on stray fairy wings, odd sunglasses & beads!
If you want to learn a new instrument, baby is a good audience. Alec decided to get a little more serious about playing guitar once Holden was born.
Challenge 12: A fun suggestion from our friend and fellow rookie mom, Rosa, is to pack yourself up and head into the city for an art museum with baby.
Inspired by Parent Hacker Misty, we like to turn baby’s high chair tray into a mini water table for warm weather splashing on hot days.
Challenge 11: Bring your adorable baby to visit your partner at work. If it is high-security or otherwise inadvisable, interrupt your friends’ work day.
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