Mom & Baby Necessities
Best Baby Shower Gifts: A First Time Mom’s Favorite Baby Gifts Under $50
A friend asked me for a list of the best baby shower gifts under $50 for her expecting friend. Here are 20 or so baby gifts that I actually received as a new mom, and I use each one of them! I feel these are not only useful, but thoughtful — because every time I use the item, I think of the person who gifted it to us.
Ergobaby 360 Review: See Why My Baby And I Love The Ergobaby 4-Position 360 Carrier
Thanks to the Ergobaby 4 position 360 carrier that I received as a baby shower gift, I am able to be somewhat productive with a needy and heavy baby by my side. There are 4 different ways to carry baby, and the Ergo 360 carrier has lots of unique features!
10 Unique Baby Things I’ve Used Almost Every Day During My Baby’s First 6 Months
A first time mom shares her top 10 must have baby items. Wondering which baby things you’ll really need? What should you put on the baby registry? I’ve used these unique items almost daily in the first 6 months my baby’s life!
DIY Baby Monitor Tutorial: See How To Use The Cloud Baby Monitor App To Make Your Own iPhone Baby Monitor For Less Than $4!
Looking for a DIY baby monitor or cheap iPhone baby monitor that isn’t too complex? Using the Cloud Baby Monitor app and 2 or more Apple devices is the easiest way to make a WiFi baby monitor yourself! See how to get the only baby monitor you’ll need for only $3.99 using Apple devices that you probably already have.
Labor & Delivery
A First-Time Mom’s Guide To Contractions: Here’s How True Labor Contractions Feel Different From Early Labor Contractions, False Labor, And Braxton Hicks Contractions
Is this your first pregnancy? Wondering what different types of contractions feel like and when they should start? Here’s how to tell true labor contractions apart from other types of contractions — including false labor and Braxton Hicks contractions.
Inducing Labor Naturally – Here’s How To Do It Yourself
A look at some of the methods of inducing labor naturally. We dispel some of the old wives tales from those methods that are truly the most effective. See how to stimulate the production of certain hormones in your body in order to encourage labor yourself. These are the best natural ways to induce labor on your own.
Water Breaking During Pregnancy: If You’re Wondering What It’s Like When Your Water Breaks, Here’s What You Can Expect
Find out the odds of your water breaking at home, rather than in the hospital. My experience, plus what I’ve learned about water breaking during pregnancy – to help calm your fears.
During Your Pregnancy
After Your Baby Is Born
Baby Probiotics 101: Everything You Need To Know To Help Your Baby’s Digestive System
In this article, we explore everything there is to know about baby probiotics, their benefits, and their effects on the baby’s body. These tips will help you decide which baby probiotics best suit your child.
70 Breastfeeding Myths Debunked – All Of Your Breastfeeding Questions Answered Here!
Sometimes it’s hard to separate all of the silly breastfeeding myths from the tried and true facts about breastfeeding. Here are 70 common breastfeeding myths that many women believe. A list of breastfeeding inaccuracies that you can quit worrying about as a new mom. Plus, breastfeeding tips to make the process of breastfeeding your baby even easier!
Breastfeeding Isn’t As Easy As You Might Think! One Mom’s Breastfeeding Tips To Help First Time Mothers Overcome Common Breastfeeding Problems
My top 5 breastfeeding tips for new moms to help you solve common breastfeeding problems. These are all things that I’ve learned firsthand, after having 3 children. Plus my favorite resources to help you start breastfeeding like a pro!
A List Of Places To Donate Used Baby Blankets In The U.S. + Fun Ways To Repurpose Baby Blankets In Your Home
Wondering what to do with all of your used baby items (like all of those super-soft used baby blankets) when your baby is no longer a baby? I counted nearly 20 baby blankets in my son’s closet… he’s now 2 years old! I wanted to donate them to a special cause. Here’s my experience donating baby blankets to charity, a list of where to donate used baby blankets, and some fun ways to repurpose baby blankets and reuse them around the house!