How To Prepare For Baby

Great for first-time moms, or moms who need a little refresher, these invaluable tips will help you get ready for your little one's big arrival.

4 Ways to Prepare for a Baby on the Move

I knew this day would come, but I didn’t know how soon. Macks is officially mobile. Although he’s not crawling yet, he’s definitely on the move. From rolling around all over the floor to getting up on all fours and lunging himself forward, he can get from one place to another in no time. Soon enough, all of the days of easily putting him on his activity mat and running into the kitchen to quickly grab something are no more. Baby life is about to get a little bit more interesting.

5 Things On My Dream Baby Registry

I am so thankful that baby registries exist, because without one (along with the generosity of friends and their hand-me-downs!) we wouldn’t have had many of the important baby gear items we needed for our daughter when she arrived. Swaddle blankets, bottles, binkies and even diapers were given to us and it was wonderful! With our second child I didn’t register, because we already had most of the things we needed, but if I were creating a dream registry wish list of things there are a few things I could think to add. Here are quite a few unconventional things I would include on my wish list…

5 Things On My Dream Baby Registry

5 Ways Siblings Can Help with the Baby

Thanks to Disney Baby for sponsoring this post and giving me Huggies Little Movers diapers for free. 

One of the great things about having two other children around is their desire to help me with Macks. My oldest daughter is always asking how she can help me with her brother. She’s not old enough to do the big stuff, but there is a lot that she can help me with. I love getting them involved with their little brother. Not only is it a great way to help build their relationship, but it also is a great way to teach them responsibility. Check out some of the ways that I get them involved in helping me with their little brother. 

The 4 Stages of My Diaper Bag Style

When I was pregnant with my first child, I started my research on all things “baby.” I was especially interested in everything I needed to survive an outing with my baby. I bought into all the hype, made sure I had all the items on every baby “must-have” list, and carried it all with me. Always.

Now three years and two kids later, it’s funny to see how my diaper bag has evolved.

diaper bag

10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent

Before you become a parent, you think you know what it’ll be like…at least a little bit. You read all the books and blogs and you have all these ideas about it, but then you actually become a mom or a dad to a real-life tiny human, and it’s a whole new ball game. You’ll definitely learn some things on your own, but I’m going to share a few things no one really tells you about being a parent…

10 Things No One Tells You About Being a Parent
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