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.

The Top 10 Signs You're Expecting

Before you announce your big news to the world (hello cutesy announcement on Facebook!) or maybe even before you start sporting your new baby bump sidekick, there are a few fail-proof ways for the world to know you’re expecting, like…

My One Piece of Advice for New Moms

There is so much information out there for new parents. It can be incredibly overwhelming. When I was preparing for our first child, I read so many books, blogs, and articles about babies. By the time he was born, I considered myself an “expert” and knew exactly how I wanted to raise him. I had all these preconceived notions about what was best and what kind of mother I would be. I set the expectations high and became irritated with myself and others when my expectations weren’t meant. It made me incredibly uptight.

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An Open Letter to Second-Time Moms

There is something about finding out you’re pregnant for the second time that brings with it a whole new batch of worries. You’re not a complete novice at this parenting thing, because you already have one kid, but the idea of balancing being a mom to two…well, that just seems like a whole new ball game filled with extra challenges. Believe me…I’ve been there. I currently have a two-and-a-half year old and an almost 3-month-old, so I know these fears well, and I thought it might be helpful to write an open letter to all of you mamas out there who are waiting on that second baby to arrive.

An Open Letter To Second Time Moms

5 Things I'm Looking Forward to Post-Pregnancy

I’m only just barely into the second trimester, so maybe it’s too early to be thinking about post-pregnancy, but as I was lying in bed the other night, trying to get comfortable, I started thinking about things I love about that first day or two after your baby is born.

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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.

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