Choosing a theme for your baby's room is one of the special perks of pregnancy. Will you do something soothing and mellow, or fun and adventurous? Check out the themes below to get some inspiration for your new space!
Using baby food purees in cooking is a great way to get your baby to eat fruits, vegetables, and meat they may not enjoy in puree form. Baby food pancakes are quick to make and can be frozen for quick breakfasts or snacks.
Making butter out of breast milk may sound weird or gross, but it is a great way for breastfeeding moms with extra milk to use it all up so no drop goes to waste. Breast milk butter is easily made with items you have on hand at home.
For something so small, babies do create a lot of STUFF. It'd be great to find easy ways to reduce the amount of waste yours produces. People “out there” are using cloth diapers, but it can feel like a leap into the dark to switch. Are they only a serious option if you live a radical lifestyle?
This article provides suggestions of books to read with a baby from newborn to one year. It includes tips on contrast and textures, along with recommendations of the best books from my personal experience.
Ankyloglossia, aka "tongue-tie", is a congenital oral anomaly that may decrease the mobility of the tongue tip. It is caused by an unusually short, thick lingual frenulum, a membrane connecting the underside of the tongue to the floor of the mouth.
It can be hard to find baby-safe snacks that your baby likes to eat. Puffworks Baby Organic Peanut Butter Puffs are a great option that also introduce your baby to peanuts to help prevent peanut allergies from developing.
Hurricanes, floods, tornadoes, earthquakes, wildfires, blizzards, and power outages: 'Tis the season for emergencies, both natural and man-made, but is your family ready? Finding information about what you need in an adult emergency kit is simple, but what if you have small children? Get help here.
These protein-packed lactation cookies feature crunchy peanut butter, chocolate chips, dried fruit, nuts, and hemp seeds, chia seeds, and flaxseed. They have no eggs or dairy, and the recipe is flexible, healthy, and delicious!
We all know that sleep is important! I break down some of the things that really helped my son get better sleep.
Are you dealing with horrible anxiety or worse anxiety after having a baby? You're not alone. It turns out that postpartum anxiety might be more common than postpartum depression. Here are some tips for how to cope.
Here are my top 25 items that you absolutely have to have to make your baby's first month of life stress-free and easy.
Guidance for dads and other partners on how to be supportive in the first few weeks of breastfeeding a newborn. Practical tips including providing food and water, doing nappy changes and housework and also providing emotional support.
As a working mom of a toddler and infant with a full-time job outside of the home, I have learned a few things about the return to work after maternity leave. I wanted to share what I have found with other moms who face similar dilemmas.
Breastfeeding is a great bonding experience for both mother and child, but it can be hard to bond when it hurts each time your baby latches on. These tips will help heal sore or cracked nipples to make feeding your baby a comfortable experience.
As a mom who has had both a vaginal delivery and a C-section, here are the things I learned that make C-section recovery easier, as well as some of the things that surprised me about how different C-section recovery was!
Nobody likes missing sleep due to a child who refuses to sleep at a reasonable time. Finding what works can be hard. So we decided to share a few things we tried and what worked for us to help you get the precious shut-eye.
How to get over a clogged milk duct and continue breastfeeding.
Even if you don't know someone who has lost a baby, there are things that every childless parent wants you to know. It may be an uncomfortable subject for most, but death of babies do happen and affect the lives of parents more than you may think.
If you have a baby, you might be inundated with feeding advice. Maybe somebody has already suggested that you should get either "Baby-Led Weaning" or "The Baby-Led Weaning Cookbook" by Gill Rapley and Tracey Murkett. This is a little introduction to the books and my own experience with the approach.
It's important for parents to understand SIDS to better protect their babies and their families from something like this ever happening to them. This article is full of great information and facts about SIDS and tip for protecting your children, and even dealing with the after effects.
This article will share my journey as a first-time mother and how I conquered the challenges of breastfeeding and dealt with postpartum depression.
After you've delivered a beautiful baby, you will be exhausted. You would think your sweet baby would be too, but often times that's not the case. We're going to go over a few things you can do to help get your baby to sleep through the night!
Creating the perfect baby registry can be daunting. Here are my top ten baby items that are both necessary and incredibly useful.
Having a baby can be an extremely overwhelming experience. Sometimes the last thing we want is for visitors to show up unannounced. Here are some helpful ways you can help keep visitors in check after your new sweet baby arrives!
Are you afraid to cut your baby's nails? Worried you're not doing it right? Get all of your questions answered right here!
Are you contemplating cloth diapers for your baby but still have some questions? Learn everything you need to know about cloth diapers right here!
Enfamil Gentlease vs Parent's Choice Gentle: Which formula is better for your baby, or is there even a difference? This in-depth look at ingredients, nutrients, and cost will help you decide.