Baby Stories

Hear the funny and heartwarming stories of raising babies from some moms who aren't afraid to share! These stories may make you laugh or cry or both…and you may just find a useful tip or two.

Jada's New Adventures in Water

I have a “mommy confession” to make. I cannot swim. I am well aware of that fact that I should know how to swim, but I don’t. Of course I have two kids who love the water. My son has been taking swimming lessons for several weeks and has made great progress, so naturally I decided to enroll in mommy and me swim classes with Jada.

Always Trust Your Motherly Instincts

Last week Macks developed a cough. Both of my girls have had a cough on and off for weeks, so I just figured that he had the same and brushed it off as a cold. Over night the cough seemed to get a little bit worse and he seemed very congested. I checked his temperature and it was normal and he wasn’t acting fussy, but something deep down told me I needed to take him to the doctor.

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Exploring New Territory

A couple of weeks ago, Jada decided to do something that I wasn’t prepared for. I’m not sure why I thought she would wait until I was ready.  Wishful thinking, I guess. Anyway, I watched Jada carefully climb out of her crib like a crib-climbing expert, and I was in shock.

The Family Easter I've Dreamed Of

As a child, I loved the weeks leading up to Easter Sunday. My mother would get the coolest Easter baskets and they were always filled with the best goodies. It have wonderful childhood Easter memories. As I grew up, the baskets stopped but, of course, Easter still held a special place in my heart. I always knew that once I had my own children I would create great Easter memories with them.

Baby's First Easter: The Beginning of New Traditions

Easter has always been one of my favorite holidays because it is so rich with tradition in my family. Growing up my sister and I were always adorned in our matching outfits with our Easter baskets that we’d had since we were babies. The Easter Bunny would fill it with the same candy year after year, the little egg cartons that had bubble gum eggs and the chocolate covered malt eggs that I think he put in our baskets especially for my mom. 

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