The wonderful thing about an almost-nine-month old is that fabulous head control that just screams “put me in a baby jogger and let’s see how fast this thing can go” (while you run or rest at home!)
Reduce, reuse, recycle and have fun doing it.
Are you ready to see some big smiles? Or looks of horror? Be prepared for either. Taking a first run at the slide is a baby milestone.
Grab, smell, and crinkle your way on a sensory tour of your neighborhood. Babies love the chance to taste all the things.
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!
An activity tracker or simple step-counting device can motivate you to have a better day.
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.
Navigating the stroller through a busy farmers market is a worthwhile challenge. There are so many things to look at for your baby, it’s worth the effort.
Invite someone dangerous out for tea. New mamas you might need to be fearless as you navigate your new social world. You can do it!
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.
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.
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!