Baby's First Year · Pregnancy

New Moms: How to Save Money on Baby Stuff!

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!

Baby's First Year · Pregnancy

7 Gift Ideas for New Moms (That They Will ACTUALLY Appreciate!)

Ask any woman who’s just had (or is about to have) a baby, and she’ll tell you the number one thing she wants the most… more sleep! However, if you’re looking to get a little something special for that freshly minted mom in your life, the gift of more sleep is not necessarily the easiest… Continue reading 7 Gift Ideas for New Moms (That They Will ACTUALLY Appreciate!)

Baby's First Year · Mommy Reviews

3 Best Baby Apps for New Parents!

*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!

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Increase Milk Supply with Oatmeal Chocolate Chip Lactation Cookies!

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!

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15 Changing Table Essentials + Tips for Organizing!

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!

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3 Things Your Friends with a New Baby Want You to Know

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

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A Day in the Life: Daily Routine with Baby!

I always wondered what my life would be like once I had a baby. How different would things be, exactly? Would my husband and I still maintain our friendships with people? Would we still go out on occasion, or have time alone? Would I be able to keep the house clean? Would I ever have… Continue reading A Day in the Life: Daily Routine with Baby!

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3 Easy Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

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

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Top 7 Breastfeeding Must-Haves

Most new moms who are planning to breastfeed for the first time all have the same imagery floating around in their minds during their pregnancy… those serene moments she’ll have quietly nursing her little one in a comfy chair, staring at her baby’s angelic little face as they suck themselves into dreamland. …And yes, eventually, you… Continue reading Top 7 Breastfeeding Must-Haves