If you’re the parent of a 2-year-old boy like I am, chances are your friends & family will ask what you recommend they buy for your son’s birthday, Christmas, or other special occasion. If you happen to be a grandparent or friend of the family, then you’re probably wondering which gifts for little boys are most needed at this stage. Here’s a first-time mom’s list of the best gifts for 2-year-old-boys.
If you're a new parent, then you will appreciate these highly rated books for babies and children, as well as helpful books for new moms and dads.
I had planned to make my own baby food once I started introducing solid foods to my exclusively breastfed baby. But when my baby was 8 months old, I decided to try baby led weaning instead — and now I can’t imagine introducing solid foods any other way! Here are the benefits of BLW, the best baby led weaning foods to start with, and my tips for moms before starting baby led weaning.
It’s never too early to read to your baby. I started reading everything out loud when I was pregnant. I continued reading to my newborn while I was breastfeeding. By 3 months, my baby was fully engaged whenever I was reading a book to him. Here’s how I built my baby’s reading library
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.
If your doctor prescribes bed rest during pregnancy (like mine did), here’s my best advice to help you get through it – what you should do AND shouldn’t do!
Baby sign language is good for you AND your baby! It’s a simple and easy to learn. Here’s how and why baby sign language works…
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’s a collection of all the best tips for creating a pregnancy scrapbook, a pregnancy journal, or even a pregnancy video to document the days when you were pregnant. By saving your personal thoughts & experiences in one place, you’ll have a treasured keepsake for both you and your child!
There’s a lot about how the expectant dad can help the mom-to-be through the pregnancy, but finding help for the dad himself isn’t quite as simple. Just like mothers-to-be, expectant fathers also need information, reassurance, and advice during the various stages of pregnancy. Following are some of the best online resources and books just for fathers-to-be.
Here’s a list of things that you should NOT pack in your hospital bag before giving birth. Good advice on simplifying your hospital bag and not packing more than you can carry home!
Here’s a list of fun things to do in the doctor’s waiting room while you are pregnant. With OB visits every two weeks (and more), you’ll never run out of fun things to do while you wait for your prenatal appointments.
Here are 4 effortless ways to make your pregnancy easy. Simplify life during pregnancy by outsourcing grocery delivery, meal preparation, house cleaning, and shopping for baby.
Here are 3 great places to get free baby stuff for new moms: baby fairs, your insurance company, and Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Also a list of free baby gifts you can sign up for online!
Do your feet and legs swell when you’re pregnant? Here are 4 natural remedies that really work to get reduce pregnancy swelling, or pregnant water retention.
Are you trying to find a baby name that’s not too trendy? Here’s a list of the best resources for hip baby names, including how to see if your baby’s name is too trendy!
Pregnancy books will give you too many ideas. What does a pregnant women REALLY need to buy for herself? Here’s my personal list of the top 5 things every pregnant woman needs to buy… and 7 things pregnant women DON’T need!
What’s the best way to preserve pregnancy memories? Have you thought about starting a baby blog? Here’s my best advice for starting a baby blog or online journal… for the world, or just friends and family.
Pregnant? Adopting? Expecting a newborn in the future? Here are some fun pregnancy tickers and baby tickers for tracking your progress along the way. Have fun!