Is there any realm of life with your toddler that just works? Because lately, I’m feeling like parenting my two year old is just one big mind f*ck. Whether it’s sleep, getting dressed, or buckling the dang car seat, there’s a power struggle to be had. But today, let’s focus on one area where I was having some serious frustration, but actually found some things that are working! Food.
During my first pregnancy, my skin became a wreck. And it wasn’t just my face. My back and chest were covered. Everyone said pregnancy acne was a sign that I would have a girl and in fact, I did have a girl but that didn’t help the acne go away. Here I’ll outline the cause behind pregnancy acne and some pregnancy-safe products that can help you get that pregnancy acne under control.
In this post, I highlight nine items that sure, you could live without (if you like to do things the hard way or if you don’t like sleep), but will certainly make your life either more fun or easier.
If you’re here, we already know that your search for the perfect Christmas gift is on. A dad’s first Christmas is an exciting time! It’s a great chance to treat your partner or any new dad in your life to something they will always remember.
The 2 year old sleep regression is just as frustrating as the other sleep regressions you have faced with your little one, but can be trickier to get to the root of.
I remember the day my baby was born. Nothing was more wonderful than holding her for the first time and I wanted nothing more than to spend time with her. However, while as amazing it is to have your first child, it is also a steep learning curve that many don’t prepare for well.
There’s nothing like a baby on your bladder to make you feel like you need to PEE ALL THE TIME! While it might be okay to deal with for a short period of time, you do not want to have this feeling forever or even worse, deal with urinary incontinence (bladder leaking) for the rest of your life. During my first pregnancy, I was constantly peeing but my body didn’t return to normal once baby arrived.
If you’re still pregnant, you want to make sure you have set yourself up for handling newborn sleep. And if you’re a new mother, I don’t need to convince you that this topic is important. While most new parents know babies wake up a lot during the night, most don’t know about the witching hour and why their baby is fussier at night.
This article covers nipple confusion and why bottles should be avoided for the first 6-8 weeks to promote exclusive breastfeeding. Already have a nipple confused baby? This article gives things to try to get your baby back on the boob.
As your pregnancy progresses there is no doubt you are in the mode to prepare and plan. You have probably taken steps to prepare a nursery, plan a baby shower, or are at the point where you’re preparing for birth. But have you taken time to prepare your relationship? Bringing a baby home is a life changing event for even the strongest relationships. Today, let’s get that conversation started. Here you will find over 50 discussion questions to help prepare your relationship for baby.
Pregnancy is a time of growth and transformation (literally and figuratively). A time for excitement and anticipation. And, if you’re like most mamas, a time for preparation. And that urge to prepare, organize and clean? You’re nesting, mama!
As the time until your due date goes from months to weeks, to maybe even days, your mind might start to race a little. What else can I do to be more prepared for baby? How can I make these final weeks of the third trimester count? What might I have forgotten to do when it comes to preparing for birth and life with a newborn? That’s where we come in! Here I’ve compiled a list of 17 things you truly may not have thought of.
This third trimester checklist includes everything you need to get ready before the big day, in all realms of life. We’ll focus on what is going to really make life easier once baby arrives and how to maximize your free time while in the third trimester.
The first trimester of pregnancy is tough. Maybe you’ve been hoping, trying and praying for this pregnancy or maybe it is a bit of surprise. Either way, let’s chat about first trimester pregnancy symptoms. What you can expect and how to cope with them. With our help, you’ll be feeling (at least a little) better in no time.
I know when I was expecting, I spent a lot of time trying to find my new favorite websites for discounts, deals and great content. Whether you just found out you are pregnant or are delivering soon, these are the best pregnancy websites that you must discover as a first-time (or even second or third time) mom. Here are my favorite sites from the well-known sites to the hidden gems out there that can really help save you money or make that pregnancy and delivery just that much better.
Having a baby in any season presents some awesome benefits but also some challenges. Winter babies are born during the flu season. You also have to be vigilant to keep them warm. On the flip side, summer babies need to stay cool which can sometimes be a challenge on those hot summer days.