Birth plans are important. They let your team know what you want, don’t want, and how you want your birth experience to go. They also feel like your first step into motherhood, your chance to decide how your baby comes into the world. But what about when your birth doesn’t go the way you had […]
I know that breastfeeding, formula use, and pumping can bring out the most passionate of mommy wars. I mean, we all want what’s best for our babies and family so, of course there will be strong opinions on this topic. I’ve done all three (with the same baby, too!) . I would love to share […]
We recently took a family trip with Little Miss which involved quite a bit of flying. We hadn’t taken her on a plane since she started walking and I was more than a little bit concerned how she would do sitting on my lap for such a long time now that she was a toddler (we […]
We’ve all had those days (weeks, months) where all your baby wants is to be held. It can feel absolutely exhausting! It’s emotionally draining to be so needed and the to do list just keeps growing. It’s pretty hard to load a dishwasher while holding a baby. It’s true that some of these things can […]
One of the top questions everyone loves to ask a mom with a new baby is: “How is Baby sleeping for you? Are they sleeping through the night?” This question may send you into a panic if your baby isn’t sleeping through the night yet. This is especially true if the question comes from your […]
Flying with a baby can be a daunting proposition. Even the most seasoned traveler must find the idea of packing for a tiny person with unique needs that change often to be quite a task! Here are 6 tips to help you on your flight.
One of new parents’ greatest challenges can be calming their newborn baby. Although, it may come naturally to some, it can be a cause of great stress to others. The sound of a crying baby creates a physiologic response in parents; it causes their hearts to race, their breathing to become more shallow and even […]
Very often when it’s time to take the exciting leap to the weaning stage, our focus is so much on the present that we forget to think about the longer-term eating outcomes we’d like our children to develop. But with the number of people diagnosed with both eating disorders and obesity still steadily on the […]