17 THINGS TO DO AFTER BABY ARRIVES

Finally! After 9 months of gestation, discomfort, an ever expanding belly, and cravings, you have finally crossed the delivery hurdle and are standing past the finish line… with a brand new baby in your arms. And then the question hits you like a freight train… WHAT NOW? Yes, you have motherly instincts that will help…

Ten MORE Things No One Tells First Time Moms and Dads

My very most popular post is my list of Tips and Tricks People Forget to Tell New Moms. So I’m super excited to bring you even more things I’ve learned the hard way that people should tell first time moms and dads! Thanks for stopping by, we hope you were able to read Sydney‘s article yesterday on…

7 Foods Pregnant Moms Eat That Have Immediate Effects On The Baby

Most mothers have this one question on their mind – Can the little one inside their womb taste everything they eat? The answer is “Yes!” It is usually in the 21st week of gestation that this particular development happens. The growing infant begins to gulp down a few ounces of the amniotic fluid on a…

21 Things To Do Before You Give Birth That You Haven’t Thought Of

Things to Do Before You Give Birth: As many of my friends get ready to have their first babies, I am reminded of all the important things to do before your first baby or second (or third baby) is born! THINGS TO DO BEFORE YOU GIVE BIRTH Brooke, my third baby, turns nine months in just a few…

59 Things You Must Do At Home Before The Baby Arrives

I attended this Lamaze class years ago where the instructor was this eccentric lady that had funny views on things.  She’d say if we had a dresser drawer, there’s a baby crib.  If we have a floor, there’s a changing table. Made me cringe, just a little bit, to think about my baby sleeping in…

Baby Sleep Problems? 20 Mistakes Parents Make to Ruin Their Baby’s Sleep

Having baby sleep problems?  Are you making one of these 20 mistakes that many parents do that can actually ruin their baby’s sleep? It’s all too easy to make a parenting mistake. We all do it day after day, but that doesn’t mean we can’t educate ourselves to prevent future mistakes. If your little one…

Put Your Baby To Sleep With This Simple One Minute Trick

Putting a baby to sleep is like winning a battle. We have often heard mommies talk about how their nocturnal babies are at their hyper best as the clock strikes midnight. They want to play, dance, blabber and participate in every possible activity when tired parents are about to doze off. But what if we…

Signs Your Baby is Done Breastfeeding

Are you a new mom asking yourself questions like “how often should a newborn eat?” or “is my baby getting enough milk?”  These certainly were the questions I asked myself when I had a new baby in the house.  Learning to breastfeed takes a lot of practice.  There’s latching on, burping, how to hold the baby…

How To Store Breast Milk Properly: A Guide For Pumping Moms

Every breastfeeding or pumping mom needs to know how to store breast milk properly in order to ensure your hard work doesn’t go to waste. I mean breast milk is like liquid gold, right? Factors like where you store breast milk, the temperatures, what container you use, and how long you store it, can all…

10 Things The Baby’s Kicks Are Saying About The Pregnancy

It is quite natural for a pregnant woman to be full of curiosity regarding her soon-to-be-born baby. How will the baby look? Will it be a boy or a girl? Questions such as these can be answered sometimes with the help of an ultrasound. Yet, there are times when an expecting mother wishes to talk…