In the first month of Sophia’s life, the middle of the night feedings was a killer. It was all I could do just to stay awake while holding her. I didn’t know what to do with myself. I’m sure any mom can sympathize with that! I always loved to read, but I was too exhausted to do it. I ended up reading the same two sentences over and over and over and over and never really got anywhere. I also[Read more]
What kind of cloth diapers to buy, what type of Pails.
Who loves harsh chemicals?? No one? I figured. Cleaning is the best way to keep your littles healthy, but is there any way to help preserve the environment and cut down on the chemicals that your kids are around? Absolutely! There are three miracle ingredients that you SO common around your house and that can clean virtually every surface of your house. All you need is some vinegar, blue dawn dish soap, and baking soda. (Also maybe some elbow grease!)[Read more]
What happens when your baby is gassy, screaming and in pain when she breastfeeds? Can it be your milk?
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One of the most exciting (or possibly stressful) parts of pregnancy is creating your baby’s nursery. What color? What kind of drapes? What theme? Gender neutral or bold? There are endless possibilities, and most parents have NO idea where to start! When we first started planning for our baby’s nursery, we were totally perplexed because after looking through Pinterest, we had a million different ideas and wanted to incorporate everything! Possibly the biggest factor in what will decide your room[Read more]
So many different things happen the first 24 hours after giving birth. Here are 19 different things that happen.
Pregnancy can bring out an array of symptoms. By far, one of the most notorious is probably morning sickness. Why? Because NO one likes vomiting! Especially if you are trying to manage work, your home life, going out with friends, all coupled with morning sickness, it doesn’t make it easy! *this post may contain affiliate links* What causes morning sickness? It’s hard to say for sure. However, it is thought that elevated hormone levels play a factor, as well as[Read more]
I already talked on here about how to establish breastfeeding with your child. (If you missed it, check it out here.) But another big topic around feeding your child is breast pumping. Pumping can be convenient for you as the Mom, giving you a break to be able to do things and making yourself able to pass off your baby. It also is helpful if you can’t get your baby to properly latch, or if you have a strong letdown.[Read more]