I was very active prior to and during my pregnancy so I really wanted to (and needed to) find a way to incorporate exercise back into my routine without it feeling like such a chore. So one day I just decided to stick Caleb in the baby carrier and work out with him. It was great! I didn’t have to keep my eyes on the baby monitor, worried that he would wake up at any minute and I didn’t feel guilty for carving out that time for myself because he was right there with me; involved and having a blast watching and cheering me on through the workouts.
I could write a book just by listing all the things I have used coconut oil for. But to save you from hours in front of the computer screen, I have listed the top 10 ways we use coconut oil in our home.
Looking for ways to keep your baby entertained? Here are some fun games you can play with your two month old for some guaranteed fun!
It is so exciting bringing your newborn home from the hospital. Accompanying that excitement, however, is worry. Worried if your baby is eating enough, worried if he’s too hot (or too cold), worried that you’ll accidentally drop him or if his cries are normal. I had a hard time coming to terms that he was no longer in my belly, but a human being suddenly separated from me. For this, and other reasons, we decided that cosleeping/bedsharing was what was going to work best for us as a family: I wanted to have my baby close to me at all times, even at night.
Looking for ways to keep your baby entertained? Here are some fun games you can play with your one month old for some guaranteed fun!
If you think your baby is ready to say “goodbye” to the swaddle then I recommend this easy, gradual process that we used on Caleb. Remember that any type of weaning takes time and weaning from a sleep association, like swaddling, may disrupt your baby’s sleep (and yours). Just be patient, gentle and optimistic and pretty soon you’ll have your baby sleeping unswaddled and both your sleep schedules back to normal.
For those who are looking to ditch the store-bought cards this year, I’ve got two cute Valentines cards just for you! Both designs can be easily printed from home and can be spruced up by using specialty or colored paper. Enjoy the free printables!
This post contains affiliate links. For more information, see my disclosures here Hello everyone! Welcome to the first, of many, segments on the Fertility Awareness Method (FAM): a practice I have and continue to use in my life. Through the FAM I was able to get pregnant after 5 months of trying blindly and unsuccessfully. FAM […]
Tummy time with your newborn helps strengthen head, neck and back muscles, as well as promoting development of motor skills. Here are 10 ways you can make tummy time a fun activity for both you and your young one!
A well-packed, well-stocked diaper bag is your greatest arsenal, a life-saver, a work of art. OK, maybe its not really like a Picasso or a Rembrandt but when you get caught in a sticky (or smelly, or dirty) situation, looking into your fully prepared diaper bag will make you think “beautiful”.