For the first couple of months of your baby’s life, a blanket will always be nearby. Whether you need to swaddle or comfort your baby, keep them warm, clean them up, or cover up while nursing, it’s safe to say you will use at least a blanket or two each day.
Most new parents receive two too-cute-to-resist items more than anything else: baby clothes and baby blankets. It can be overwhelming trying to figure out what each blanket is used for what makes it different, especially if you’re a first-time mom. A receiving blanket is the most versatile of the different types, and we’re going to break down exactly why you want to keep one nearby.
All parents know that during the first couple years of your baby’s life, everything revolves around sleep. How much sleep you got (or didn’t get), how many times the baby was up to eat or cry, where they’re sleeping- there’s no end to the sleep obsession! Which is why it makes sense to give a little extra thought when choosing a sheet: even if it results in one less wake-up per night, any exhausted parent will happily take it.
When it comes time to start your baby on solid food, it’s often both exciting and overwhelming. It seems like everyone has a different approach: your pediatrician, your mother-in-law, and your best friend. As all moms know, there’s no shortage of advice or pressure when it comes to how you feed your baby.
It's almost time for the most wonderful time of year! For some of us, this means decorating with freshly bought ornaments; for others, it’s about making cookies from scratch. Whatever you choose, certain traditions can’t go wrong. My favorite part about Christmas might just have been filling up mason jars full of treats.
With record-breaking rising temperatures around the world, bringing a newborn home in the hottest months of the year can feel overwhelming and, well, sweaty. While keeping a baby bundled up in the winter has its challenges, keeping them cool and hydrated in the summer can be stressful. Luckily, it doesn’t have to be. Check out this guide, complete with sound advice and actionable tips, to keep both mom and baby, happy and healthy.
There are few things in life as overwhelming as being a first-time mom. While meeting, holding, and loving on your sweet baby girl or boy is the experience of a lifetime, there’s another side to it that moms are just now starting to discuss openly. Luckily, we have some new mom tips for any parent entering this beautiful, messy, life-altering uncharted territory.