Deciding to stay home with your baby or return to work can be a hard decision for new moms. Every family’s situation is different, and every woman is different. There isn’t one answer for everyone. But if you ask yourself these five questions, you can form a plan for your future.
Podcasts are one of my favorite forms of free entertainment. I like to listen to a podcast on my way to work or while I’m doing something boring like folding laundry or doing dishes. It helps pass the time without being distracting.
There are so many podcasts out there for pretty much everyone. But what are the best podcasts for moms? I listened to hours and hours of podcasts to bring you a list of my favorites. Here are the top podcasts for pregnancy, motherhood, and just for fun.
Once you plan out your baby shower games, you have to figure out what kind of prizes you’re going to give out. This can be stressful when you don’t know who is going to win a prize. You can’t really buy for a specific person. It has to be able to go to anyone invited. It could go to your crazy teenage cousin or your super Catholic grandma. Here are 9 prizes that will (hopefully) fit pretty much anyone at your baby shower.
The process of introducing your baby to your cat is a lot longer than you think. It’s not just a howdy-do here’s your new roommate type of situation. Since your baby is going to grow so fast, your cat is going to have to get used to each stage of the baby’s life just like […]
Have none of your friends or family offered to host a baby shower for you? Tradition says someone else throws a shower for the mama-to-be. It’s also much easier on your pregnant self if someone else does the hard work. But what if you don’t have anyone to help?
So you just had a baby and all of your friends and family want to meet the little bundle. What do you do? You can either let them trickle into your house on their terms and get their germs all over your newborn while you apologize for the house being a wreck, or you can have a baby sip and see party when you’re ready.
Here’s how to successfully throw a baby meet and greet party so you can keep your stress to a minimum without hurting your family’s feelings.
There are so many things you have to think about when you’re pregnant. You have a limited amount of time to make lots of decisions. What are you going to name your baby? What are you going to do about child care? Are you going back to work? Which crib is best?
Obviously, there are a lot of questions during pregnancy. But what about decisions you didn’t know you could make? There’s a gift you can give your newborn that I wasn’t even aware of when I was pregnant. I wish I had known.
I’m not super into drinking. I was pretty much over it by the time I was 25. But for some reason while I was pregnant, I craved alcoholic drinks like crazy! It might just be because I knew I wasn’t supposed to have them. But I had to have a margarita or a glass of wine. If you’re having the same problem, I have a few solutions for you to try!
My best friend and I had our babies within 12 weeks of each other. It has been an amazing experience to share with my BFF from pregnancy through toddlerhood and beyond.
Conceiving a baby seems like an easy task, right? Well, sometimes it’s a little more difficult than meets the eye. Our bodies don’t always work as biology intended. But now there’s a tool that can help you on your journey to have a baby. And you can buy it at Target and use it in your home without a prescription!
So you got about a billion receiving blankets from your baby shower. Awesome. Now what do you do with them? What’s cool about receiving blankets is how versatile they are. You’re probably thinking you’ll just need them while your baby is a newborn, but they can actually be useful through toddlerhood and even beyond. The possibilities are endless, but here are ten ideas to get you started.
You don’t want to be THAT parent that regrets their child’s name. So how do you find the perfect baby name? Well, unless you’re going with a junior or a name you picked out when you were twelve, it’s going to take some thought. Let’s go through a few things you should think about when choosing a name.