Category: Baby

Diaper Bag Essentials – The complete guide!

Are you trying to figure out what to include in your diaper bag? Do you always feel like you are either over packing or worse, forgetting something? The last thing you want to do as a new mom if find yourself outside without one of your diaper bag essentials! So here’s your guide! Where to start? In order to figure out what your specific list of “essentials” are, you first need to ask yourself a few questions… How far from home will you be? How long will you be out? Will you be feeding your baby formula while out...

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20 Tips For NICU Moms (and a miracle)

The day you find out you are going to be a mama should be the happiest, right? At that moment we know our lives will never be the same – for the better! For some, maybe for you, that road isn’t always easy. Learn from my experience as a NICU Momma. Here’s the top 20 things you need to know if you find yourself with a baby in the NICU and the story behind them… 20 pieces of guidance to have with you along your NICU journey NEVER give up hope. No matter what the outcome is going to...

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Tips for Traveling With Your Baby or Toddler Stress Free!

Would you love to travel the world with your baby? Are you wondering what you need to travel with your baby? What baby travel gear do you need? What is the minimum you can take with you? How do you make traveling with your baby enjoyable for all of you? This post will answer all your questions and more! We will cover: Sleep Gear While Traveling With a Baby Keeping Your Bedtime Routine While Traveling With Baby Feeding Your Baby While Traveling Packing Diapers for Your Trip Packing Clothes for Your Trip Getting Around With Baby Giving Your Baby...

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Your Guide To Baby and Toddler Sleep – Routines, Tips, and Guidelines

If you’re looking for information about baby sleep guidelines, toddler nap routines, or sleep training strategies, then you’ve come to the right place! This guest post by the founder of The Sleep Nest, will give you what you need to get your child the right amount of sleep from baby through 5 years of age! When we first become parents, it seems like we experience the “honeymoon phase.” We are so in love with the bundle of joy we get to call our own, that we are ready to take on this new venture of parenthood. Then reality kicks in....

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5 Natural Ways to Bond with Your Baby from the Very First Day

After those long nine months the moment has finally arrived – you get to meet the tiny human you have been growing in your belly. And while we all have our own romantic ideas about it, once we’re facing that situation, a lot of us – especially first time moms – are surprised just how difficult and overwhelming those first days can be. I remember leaving the hospital with my eldest: at once, I was excited, feeling like I was embarking on the greatest adventure of my life, and terrified that I wouldn’t know how to take care of...

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The Breastfeeding Mom’s Guide to Latch – Tips, Videos and More

Latch is such an important part of breastfeeding. I can’t stress that enough! With my first, I really had no idea what I was doing and for many reasons (not just because of latch), I ended up having to quit nursing. With my second I quickly learned that I was no better prepared and that I had no idea what good latch looked like! This time though, I was determined to make breastfeeding work and I immersed myself in every blog post and YouTube video I could find. I found it really hard to find the specific info I...

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Preparing to Pump At Work: Tips, Product Recommendations and more!

Are planning to pump at work and need help preparing? Or maybe you have already started and need some ideas for how to improve the flow of things? If so, I think this post will help you! This is the first in a series where I will share what you can do to prepare for pumping at work, give you some example pumping schedules, walk you through how to efficiently manage the whole process, and even provide a tool for calculating if and when you can stop pumping prior to your goal AND still reach your goal! Before I get...

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The Secret To Transitioning from A Swaddle Blanket – A Magic Sleepsuit® Review & Giveaway!

If you have a baby between 3 and 9 months old, you’re going to love this! Getting my second son to sleep well at night was a struggle from the day he was born. Unlike my first (who to this day can fall asleep anywhere, anytime…) my second seems to hate sleeping and resists it at every turn. For us, the 3-9 month age was especially tough, but luckily I found a magical product that saved the day! I’m excited to say that the makers of this magical product have graciously let me give one away to my readers! That giveaway...

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