Pumping for Two

Breastfeeding is a wonderful experience that a new mom gets to share with her baby. It allows the baby to bond with mom while she provides the nutrition and immune support that the baby needs. It’s one of the easiest ways to feed your baby – when everything you hope and work for goes according […]

How Hard Could Parenting Possibly Be?

A colleague of mine just had her first baby a few weeks ago. As I’ve watched her post a couple photos on Facebook, I find myself remembering those early days back when I had my first child. I thought, “How hard could it really be?” But I also remember taking about thirty minutes trying to figure […]

Sleep Doesn’t Come Cheap

I really like sleep. I mean, I really, really like it. Other adjectives I can use in regards to my nocturnal behavior include, but are not limited to: covet, adore, enjoy, worship, relish. According to National Geographic’s documentary “Sleepless in America,” 40 percent of Americans are sleep deprived. How many of those do you think […]

Surviving the First Few Weeks with Your Newborn

Okay, there are a million things friends, family, and the books tell you that you MUST do to be ready for baby’s arrival home. But let’s get real! Survival during the first few weeks with your newborn depends on you really knowing what is most important: eating, sleeping, eliminating, (being safe), repeat! (And that’s just baby, not […]

How Babies Sleep

If your baby’s a newborn, then you’re probably sleeping pretty well. That’ll all change soon enough… We found this cute infographic with information on the average sleep habits of babies. How true to life is this info to you and your little one? (Click to enlarge!)