The total cost of having a baby in the first 2 years falls somewhere between $12,462 and $26,612. You can break this down to something like $500 to $1000 a month. Here’s a breakdown of the actual numbers… the cost to have a baby, plus the cost to raise a baby for the first 2 years.
Decorating The Nursery
Wondering how to decorate the nursery? There are so many great DIY ideas for creating a nurturing space for your baby. Here you'll find helpful tips from parents who are sharing their helpful hints for decorating the nursery including what items you should and shouldn't have in your baby's room.
Which nursery items do you REALLY need? A mom of 3 tells you what to avoid when shopping for and designing your baby’s nursery. See the bare minimum things you need, and a list of things you don’t need for the baby’s room.
The baby shower diaper wreath is a great baby gift for these reasons: 1) It provides fun decor for the party. 2) It includes the gift of diapers for the baby.
3) The wood letters can be repurposed and used in the baby’s nursery. 4) The metal wreath can be used as a base for another wreath later — when the new mom feels like being creative. Here’s how to make a baby shower wreath yourself.
A huge list of free baby stuff that new parents can receive (at no charge) just for asking! I do my best to keep this list of free stuff for moms updated.
Being on bed rest while you’re pregnant can be one of the most frustrating things… ever! Finding things to do from bed can be challenging, but it’s not impossible to find things that will help to pass the time and let you maintain your sanity as well. Here are some ideas for for passing the time on pregnancy bed rest.
Here are 3 cheap and easy ways to make your baby’s nursery greener–from organic crib bedding at Walmart prices to family heirlooms and solid wood furniture.