A Little More Wisdom
Tips for Returning to Work After Maternity Leave Part 2: Emotions, Organization & Wardrobe Ideas
Written by Cathy Hale on May 31st, 2016
Earlier this year, we shared Tips for Returning to Work After Maternity Leave Part I: Your Pumping Plan. Today, in Part 2 of the series, we’ll chat about other things to consider like emotions, organization and figuring out a work wardrobe for your post-baby body.
The Best Ways to Ease a Fussy Baby
Written by Cathy Hale on May 24th, 2016
When your baby isn’t eating, sleeping or being absolutely adorable, chances are she’s crying. If your newborn is already a few weeks old, you can probably decipher some of her cries and you’re in tune with what she needs. However, if you’re a brand new parent with a brand new baby ...
Making Baby Food at Home: Safety Tips You Should Know
Written by Cathy Hale on May 17th, 2016
Paving the path for a life of nutrition can start at home in your own kitchen with a food processor. If you’re interested in making homemade baby food your hungry little tot, you’re not alone. Today lots of moms and dads are preparing their own baby food at home, which is wonderful.
Father’s Day Gift Ideas for New Dads
Written by Cathy Hale on May 14th, 2016
The notion of what it means to be a dad has certainly evolved over the years. Nowadays dads are front-and-center in the delivery room decked out in scrubs and cutting the umbilical cord. The modern day dad is hands-on, informed, empowered and influential.
15 Parents Hacks that Make Life with Baby Easier
Written by Cathy Hale on May 10th, 2016
If you’ve spent any time online scrolling through Facebook, Pinterest or Instagram, chances are you’ve come across life hacks. What is a hack? By today’s standards, a life hack is a clever way of doing something that also simplifies your life. Life hacks are interesting because they solve problematic situations with ease.
What’s in Your Diaper Bag?
Written by Cathy Hale on May 3rd, 2016
After I became a mom, my diaper bag was like my new best friend. I took it with me everywhere I went. It got me out of more than a few awkward situations. It was dependable, reliable and I was always grateful for its companionship.
Mommy Confessions: Living The #MomLife
Written by Cathy Hale on April 26th, 2016
Motherhood is an exciting journey full of sweet moments, unexpected surprises and, of course, laughter. Toddlers are notorious comedians with their funny quirks and emerging personalities. They tend to do and say things in their own special way, reminding you that your are living the #momlife.
The Basics of Babywearing
Written by Cathy Hale on April 12th, 2016
If you’re a new parent, you’ve probably seen all sorts of cute baby slings during your baby gear adventures. There are a lot of reasons why babywearing is so popular these days and it’s not just because you can keep your baby safe while you eat, clean, write, walk or binge-watch your favorite TV show while folding laundry.
What You Should Know About Developmental Milestones: Written By An Autism Mama
Written by Cathy Hale on April 5th, 2016
I think most parents would agree it’s amazing how fast your baby grows and changes. The first smile. The first laugh. The first time she reaches for you. Then before you know it she’s climbing out of her crib and performing magical feats of strength. Who knew babies were so stealthy?!
The Beauty & Benefits of Exercising with Baby
Written by Cathy Hale on March 22nd, 2016
I loved my life as a new mom, but not being able to exercise was depressing. I’ve always been an active person and I worked out during both of my pregnancies until my huge baby bump slowed me down. Then I was sidelined with C-sections and countless sleepless nights and impossibly sore breastfeeding boobs.