What Carrying Extra “Baby Weight” Does to Your Body
We know what you’re thinking, but that’s not what we mean. We wouldn’t ever judge or comment on a mother’s extra pounds. What we’re referring to, is extra baby weight – as in the weight of your child – another living being that you carry and hold on a daily basis. My 3 year old says “uppy”. […]
Bedtime Routine: What Works and What Doesn’t
As a parent, you may have heard a number of stories about children and sleep. You might also have looked up a few ideas for baby bedtime routine. But from tiny babies with colic to toddles with a temper, bedtime can sometimes feel a little overwhelming for many parents. And sometimes, it can feel like, […]
Our Survival Guide to Traveling with a Little One
Whether you’re a seasoned traveler or just starting out, your life has probably taken a new turn with your little one. Now, even trips across town can seem like a different experience. And when it comes to traveling with a baby, you can often find tons of general travel articles. But they frequently lack one […]
My Baby Won’t Stop Crying, What Should I Do?
You know that your baby will cry. And you may have learned that crying, in some cases, is a sign of a healthy, thriving baby. In fact, it’s the way your baby can communicate their wants and needs with you. You may also have noticed that their cries change depending on the situation. But maybe […]
“Is This Really Normal?” We’ve Been There and Did the Worrying for You
New parents have a lot of questions, and most of them begin with, “Is it normal for my baby to…?”. We’ve been there and Googled that, so we’ve got a quick cheat sheet to answer all those questions for you. Why does my baby cry so much? Is something wrong? It’s normal for a new baby […]
Ready for Another Baby? How Long Should You Wait?
Even though you are a walking, sleep-deprived zombie, and are just barely getting the hang of this whole motherhood thing, you’ve probably given some thought to the ideal size of your family and when you should start thinking about when to have your next baby. So how long should you wait? Depending on your circumstances […]
Your New Dad Survival Kit
As a first-time father, you might have spent a lot of time wondering how your life might change in the coming months or years. And even if you have friends with children, you’ve probably still wondered if what applied to them will also work for you. After all, every family is a little different, and […]
It Shouldn’t Always Have to Be Just About Baby #treatyourself
Let’s face it, you probably won’t find a single mom or dad in the world who would describe being a parent as ‘easy.’ Amazing, yes, but taxing and exhausting, hell yes. And in a world where we’re being praised more and more for being able to “do it all” and multitask to the max (especially […]
Is Eczema Keeping Your Child Up at Night?
Red, scaly, thick, oozing, are all words used to describe eczema. What exactly is eczema? Dr. Sears says it’s a skin condition with two distinct components: #1 Dry, easily irritated skin Children with this condition have a genetic tendency toward dry skin. Moisture is very important for our skin as it helps skin stay healthy. […]
Self-Care: What It’s All About and Why It’s Essential for Moms
If you haven’t noticed, self-care has taken the world by storm in the last year or so. If you’re a mom and haven’t hopped on board, it’s definitely time you do. This can take several different forms, but think along the lines of calming baths, a consistent, non-toxic skincare routine or maybe even just taking […]