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.
Caring for your children’s teeth at home is important! Leading by example and establishing oral care as a routine early in your child’s life can be the difference between a healthy smile and extra visits to see the dentist!
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!
This deconstructed slow cooker turkey sausage stuffed pepper recipe is great for the whole family, young and old! Plus, you can freeze it ahead of time and just throw in into the slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal.
What we feed our children directly impacts their overall health and their oral health. By feeding our children healthy foods and starting healthy habits early in life, we’re giving them the tools to make the right choices as they get older.
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.
Pacifiers can be a useful tool for calming and soothing your crying baby. But when does the pacifier go from a potential development need to a bad habit? Learn about when your child should stop using their pacifier, as well as tips on taking care of their favorite binkey and ways to wean them off.