New Parenting Tips and Baby Advice

Written by Cathy Hale on December 20th, 2016

From the moment you find out you’re expecting, you embark on one of the most exciting journeys in your life – parenthood! And as soon as you announce your pregnancy, you’ll find that everyone has plenty of advice for new parents and they’re happy to share it.

Surviving The Night with Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on December 5th, 2016

One of the toughest aspects of being a new parent is surviving long nights with a newborn. Sleep deprivation tends to be an overarching challenge that can cause tension, frustration and stress for any family. One of the best things you can do is adjust your nighttime mindset and set realistic expectations.

6 Tips for Soothing a Fussy Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on November 22nd, 2016

Babies cry a lot. They’re notoriously famous for it. And despite our best efforts to handle a crying baby calmly and matter-of-factly, a crying baby can unnerve even the coolest, most experienced parents.

Newborn Essentials for Mealtime

Written by Cathy Hale on November 8th, 2016

Mealtime essentials for a newborn can be easy, especially if you breastfeed. You just need yourself and a hungry baby. Check! Check! And thank goodness for that.

New Mom 101 – Behavioral Milestones

Written by Cathy Hale on October 25th, 2016

As a new parent, lots of exciting milestones lie ahead: baby’s first smile, her first real laugh and that wobbly first step. Your seemingly fragile newborn will be bouncing around like a chatty acrobat before you know it.

Soothing Your Baby with Sound

Written by Cathy Hale on October 11th, 2016

As a mom, you are equipped with all sorts of awesome instinctive tools for soothing a fussy baby. Did you know your voice alone is extremely comforting for your baby? If you think about it, your little peanut has been listening to your voice long before she arrived.

Baby Essentials – Essentials for 1st 3 Months

Written by Cathy Hale on September 27th, 2016

The initial foray into motherhood was by far the most exciting experience in my life. I felt like the first few months of my pregnancy moved at a glacial pace, then suddenly time was flying by way too fast.

5 Reasons Why Your Baby is Cranky

Written by Cathy Hale on September 13th, 2016

The first few weeks with a newborn may be overwhelming since your life now includes understanding an adorable yet helpless little human. But during those initial weeks, newborns tend to cry for good reasons. They cry to let you know they’re hungry or they have a messy diaper.

Baby Sleep Safety: Crib Safety, Sleep Sacks & Co-Sleepers

Written by Cathy Hale on August 30th, 2016

There’s nothing more peaceful, sweet and innocent than a sleeping baby, especially a newborn. During quiet sleep, they look like little angels. Every mom agrees: sleeping babies are simply precious to watch, and I always thought the irony was how stressed out, disheveled and exhausted I looked in contrast.

Baby Development Series 6-9 Months

Written by Cathy Hale on August 16th, 2016

The days of holding a tiny crying newborn are gone. Now you’re living in a baby-proofed world because your little munchkin is all over the place. If she isn’t sleeping, she’s probably on the go. It’s an exciting and fun time for everyone because she’s doing new things every day.