I’m a pretty frugal mom. I got lucky that we received a lot of what my baby needed (and a lot of what she didn’t) for the first 6+ months of her life at the baby shower and from a few of my “mom friends” who were offloading their baby clothing. But I also don’t… Continue reading New Moms: How to Save Money on Baby Stuff!
So you’re ready to jump on the bandwagon for baby led weaning, but you’re not sure what to give your baby to eat or how to make it? You’re in luck! Today I’m sharing with you Kylie’s entire first month of food, starting at 5 months & 3 weeks old. I will also share exactly… Continue reading Baby Led Weaning: First Month of Food & How It Was Prepared
*Note: This post is NOT sponsored by any of these companies. These are just my honest personal opinions and experiences with their products, and I hope you will find them helpful! If you’re anything like most of today’s parents, you probably find yourself Googling the answer to every question that pops into your head about… Continue reading 3 Best Baby Apps for New Parents!
If you want to increase your milk supply and you’re looking for an all-natural way to do so… then these DELICIOUS and CHEWY oatmeal chocolate chip lactation cookies might be worth a try! A couple of quick caveats… First, let’s be realistic. You’re simply not going to see a HUGE, drastic difference in your supply… Continue reading Increase Milk Supply with Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies!
What kinds of things should you put in a changing table for your little one? And what’s the best way to organize all of it so that you can easily find stuff when you need it? As a new mom, I had NO. CLUE. Well, at least at first. But after a bit of trial… Continue reading 15 Changing Table Essentials + Tips for Organizing!
When our little girl was just 7 weeks old, I came down with a flu-like fever one night. All of a sudden, I found myself terrified of the prospect of her getting sick at so young and fragile an age. Fortunately, my fever broke overnight and all was okay. But this one event was enough… Continue reading 3 Things Your Friends with a New Baby Want You to Know
If there’s one thing about breastfeeding that everyone can agree upon, it’s that nursing your little one is a labor of love. It isn’t only about nurturing and providing for your baby; it’s an emotional act for most moms, too. But let’s be clear… there’s an emphasis on the “labor” part. Breastfeeding can be a… Continue reading 3 Easy Tips for Successful Breastfeeding
While it’s your right to take time off to have a new child, care for, and bond with it… the government here in the good ol’ US of A definitely doesn’t make it easy. Taking maternity leave as a teacher in America is an unfortunate adventure into lots of red tape! This is especially true… Continue reading Taking Maternity Leave as a Teacher
Something about a pregnant woman makes people, including complete strangers, throw all sense of personal space out the window. They just want to touch your belly constantly. I’m never 100% sure what their end goal is, exactly. Feeling baby kicks? Getting some good luck? Having their wish granted? Who knows. Although I’m happy that they’re… Continue reading Your Baby Bump: An Irresistible Hand Magnet (& How to Deal With It)