Sometimes you are not exactly sure what rash you might be dealing with on your newborn. I would usually start with treating a regular looking rash with the usual diaper cream. But, when the rash didn’t get better after a few days I knew it had to be something else going on. Then I started… Continue reading A home remedy for your baby’s yeast infections
I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving! These past few days were hectic to say the least. Attempting to navigate the holiday season with a baby is nothing like you will ever prepare for. Everything needs to be tripled checked, and heaven forbid you forget a paci or sippy cup at home. Failure to include… Continue reading Remember to say thanks to your better half
Every mom, especially first timers, constantly worry about when her baby is going to do [insert appropriate milestone according to age]. My daughter didn’t do anything “on time.” I knew early on she was a Boss Baby. But, that didn’t stop me from wondering why she wasn’t sitting up at 6 months or why she… Continue reading Babies Do What They Want
The first week of my daughter’s life felt like an episode of The Walking Dead, just less blood. I lived day to day in such high adrenaline, short increments of time. Everything was focused on getting to the next feed, the next diaper change, the next nap. In between all of that I was trying… Continue reading Nighttime Tip: Introduce the Bottle Early
To the Moms about to embark on this crazy journey, pull out a sleeve of oreos, turn on Netflix, and slam that last pint of ice cream. Everything is about to change.
Nighttime is rough with a newborn. For me, it was rough for a pretty long time. My daughter didn’t start sleeping 6 hours straight (regularly) till she was close to 6 months. Like most moms, I chose to co-sleep with my daughter during the first few months. I put her bassinet right beside my bed.… Continue reading Nighttime Tip: Get Your Baby Battle Station Ready
You know the feeling you get when you find a dollar or, better yet, five or ten bucks in a pair of jeans you haven’t worn in awhile. It’s like you hit the lottery, and whatever crappy feeling you might have been experiencing just dissipates. Perhaps today is that day where you really need to… Continue reading Dollars Are Everywhere