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.
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.
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.
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.
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?!
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.
Saying goodbye to winter means saying hello to springing forward with Daylight Savings Time. And that’s going to happen sooner than you think – on Sunday, March 13 at precisely 2 a.m. Unless you’re in Arizona or overseas territories, you’ll be adjusting the clock to springtime too.
To soothe or not to soothe? That is the age-old binky question. I must admit, in my experience with pacifiers I had one son that loved his more than anything until he was four. Yes, four. It was odd to see him without a brightly colored binky in his mouth.
Every mother is different, but I was thrilled when my baby boys started eating solid foods. Hooray! Formula and breast milk just weren’t enough to keep them full, but baby food did the trick. Happy full tummies at last!