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!
Nothing jolts you out of your happy dreamland like a sick baby in the middle of the night. She may have been fine when she went to bed, but over the course of a few hours, her high-pitched crying indicates things have changed. Uh-oh!
Last month, we celebrated National Bath Safety Month by sharing bath time safety tips with parents, which sparked lots of terrific conversations online. Over the course of the month, nearly 4,000 parents engaged with us on Facebook alone about important things to keep in mind when it comes to bath safety for newborns, babies and toddlers.
It’s hard to believe that cute gummy baby smile will slowly disappear as your baby starts getting her pretty pearly whites. Even though I knew they were coming, baby teeth surprised me. I remember thinking, “it can’t possibly be happening this fast!”