Five Must-Haves for My Newborn

New parents may find themselves trying a variety of new products and ways to care for their newborn. If you have searched for baby products or read about them recently, you know how saturated the market is with baby products. As a new parent, you want only the best. Here are five things that helped […]

The Best Opinion a New Parent Can Get

A friend of mine recently confided to me that she and her husband were thinking about having a baby. When I hear good couples decide to move forward with this, I always get a little excited. I think, “Welcome to my team!” And then I’m immediately overcome with cautionary words that blink over my head […]

Celebrating Cesareans

While pregnant with my first child, I created a binder. This binder full of information was my birth plan. I had a plan and a vision for how I wanted, needed, and expected things to go down. Earth Mama was going au naturel and had her CDs, candles, and hypnobirthing class under her belt. My laundry […]

Dear Expecting Parent

Dear Expecting Parent, Congratulations on your new bundle of joy! Your life is about to change in ways you never imagined. It’s such an exciting time—having your first. You have 9 months to plan your new arrival and, before you know it, the big day will be here! So here are a few things I […]

The Honest Truth about Newborn Babies

Forget IKEA furniture, if anything needs a how-to manual, it’s babies! Taking care of a newborn can be as frightening as anything you’ve ever done. Luckily, the folks at Happy Place created this very honest diagram to help you navigate your newest arrival. What’s one thing you wish you’d known about taking care of your […]

Season of Love

This Valentine’s Day, the new parent might be feeling a little sleep deprived, a tad frustrated and a bit ridden with new anxieties. Little things become big deals, like “How do I get out the door on time?” or “Can I call into work again today because my baby’s sick?” Here are a few parental […]