When you decide to have a family, it is both exciting and scary. Getting pregnant may be easy, or it can be a bit more difficult. Understanding your body and taking proper care of yourself can help you to get pregnant quickly and easily. Before you know it, you’ll be holding a positive pregnancy test and preparing for the wonder and joy of a new baby in your home.
The following post was written by Lori Pace and is in partnership with Store Brand Formula. When I found out I was having a child I could not see past the pregnancy and first few weeks of having a newborn. I worried about my baby’s health, her nutrition and her sleep. Would I breastfeed or […]
What’s the best advice for any working mom who is breastfeeding? Eat, sleep and don’t stress! Here are 10 tips on how to make this happen: 1. Invest in a good pump.
When we had our first child, we also were the proud parents of two cats. And neither of those fuzzy boys cared one bit when the baby came home for the first time. Actually, I believe one of them probably hid. But he took refuge under ottomans often, so it really wasn’t a big change. […]
Do you ever just have one of those I suck days? I do – a lot. Actually I have had an I suck week! Oh crap, that’s right it’s only Monday, it can only look up from here right? The dishes are piled up, the clothes are starting to smell funky, the babies need a […]
New parents are notoriously over-tired, as it’s common for their baby to wake them up throughout the night. Wishing for nothing more than a good night’s sleep, you may start to wonder when your baby is going to sleep through the night. The short answer is that he’ll do it when he’s good and ready to, but there are things you can do to help the process along.
Vacation. Its a great time for families to experience new things and have fun adventures, but it can also wreak havoc on a childs sleep routine. Sleeping in a new place is never easy and you can expect that there will be interruptions to the sleeping patterns that your children have become so accustomed to. Knowing this going in – in addition to the tips below – will make for a smoother transition and a better vacation time for all!
Thirty years ago, sitting down as a family to eat dinner together was the norm. Most of us grew up this way, but in todays hectic environment, family dinners have fallen by the wayside.
To all the coaches, parents, and fans of little league, The season is upon us. Fields all over are filled with parents, fans, coaches, players, and umpires. It’s an exciting time of year for boys and girls, the cold is finally turning warmer, the days are slowly becoming longer, school is almost out for summer, […]
You hear all the time about how hard it is to be a girl in our society, and with all of the body image issues, the mean girls and the sexualization of just about everything, it surely is.