Best Advice for a New Parent: Readers Share Their Favorite Parenting Tips

Best Advice for a New Parent: Readers Share Their Favorite Parenting Tips

Advice and “Words of Wisdom” for New Parents (From People Who Really Get It) For today’s post, some of my readers have shared some of their best advice for a new parent. Whether you have a newborn or you’re going to have one soon, it’s always comforting to hear the words of wisdom from people…

10 Tips to Survive New Mom Sleep Deprivation

10 Tips to Survive New Mom Sleep Deprivation

Tips for Coping With Sleep Deprivation When You Have a Newborn You just had a baby (congratulations!), and you’ve suddenly been thrown into the realm of new mom sleep deprivation. Sleep deprivation when you have a newborn is no joke. Your baby is crying, you’re crying, and you’re wondering…how can I get more sleep?! Remember,…

7 Fun Early Learning Activities for Toddlers at Home

7 Fun Early Learning Activities for Toddlers at Home

How to Keep Your Kids Busy With At-Home Learning Activities Looking for early learning activities for toddlers at home? This one’s for you! As a parent, you are your child’s first teacher. That’s not to say you need flash cards and worksheets to teach your infant or toddler, though. Toddlers and younger children learn best…

How to Host the Perfect Backyard Bonfire Party This Summer

How to Host the Perfect Backyard Bonfire Party This Summer

 You’re here for some backyard bonfire party ideas, and I’ve gotcha covered! A bonfire party is one of the most relaxed types of parties, making it one of the simplest to plan.  Not to mention, there’s nothing like the warmth of a crackling fire and the fun that comes with being in good company. Today,…

Using Essential Oils to Help Baby With Cold & Congestion

Using Essential Oils to Help Baby With Cold & Congestion

Newborns, Essential Oils, and Other Natural Remedies for Baby’s Cold or Congestion Awake at 3 AM listening to your baby try to breathe through the congestion? Wondering if you can use essential oils to help baby with cold symptoms? Middle of the night feedings are hard enough on a good night. But when baby can’t…

Outdoor Activities for the Family to Enjoy at Home This Summer

Outdoor Activities for the Family to Enjoy at Home This Summer

Want to Do Some Fun Outdoor Activities With Family, But Not Sure What? Try These Ideas! If you’re looking for outdoor activities for the family, you’re in the right place. I’ll be spending a lot of time at home this summer with my daughters, and I want to take advantage of the warm weather as much…

Help! I Can’t Put My Baby Down Without Her Crying

Help! I Can’t Put My Baby Down Without Her Crying

Baby Cries When Put Down to Sleep? Needs to be Held ALL the Time? “I can’t put my baby down without her crying, and I’m exhausted!” I hear you, mama. Swing, bouncer, swaddle: You’ve tried it all, and nothing works. Your arms are dying for a break, but your baby isn’t happy anywhere or with…

5 Ways to Discreetly Breastfeed in Public Without a Nursing Cover

5 Ways to Discreetly Breastfeed in Public Without a Nursing Cover

How to Nurse Your Baby in Public (Without Having to Cover Up) Does your baby or toddler constantly pull the blanket off while you breastfeed in public? Do you find yourself getting flustered as you try to latch your baby and keep the nursing cover from falling off your shoulder? It should go without saying,…

Tummy Time Alternatives: Does Babywearing Count as Tummy Time?

Tummy Time Alternatives: Does Babywearing Count as Tummy Time?

“Help! My Baby Hates Tummy Time!” Are you feeling guilty because you haven’t started tummy time yet for your baby? Or maybe you’ve tried but your baby seems to hate it, so you’re wondering about tummy time alternatives. Don’t worry, you’re not alone! I went through the same thing with both of my babies. Experts…