Baby Sleep Tips

Welcome to the second month of new parenthood. By now, you are probably getting the hang of most things. Yet, as with so many things in general, once you finally get the hang of something, it changes. Okay, so now onto the next challenge right? You may never feel like an “expert” at parenting as [...]

For the past ten months (yes, a 40 week pregnancy is actually ten months!), you thought you had been preparing. You may have read all the books, all the articles, asked all your friends and gotten all the supplies you thought you might need, only to find yourself feeling lost in a new world the [...]

  Come on in mama's, papa's and caregivers. We ask for a $10 donation which goes to a local family in need. If you are able to bring a friend, you are welcome to donate $5 each. We handpick the family. Many are widowed with young children, dealing with a challenging illness, or have experienced [...]

1:26 Born to Be Breastfed Podcast host Marie Biancuzzo introduces Rachelle and her company Maternal Instincts as well as the types of services it offers  2:14 Rachelle explains the newborn care specialist, night nanny and postpartum doula (hint: ALL are certified in their field)  3:16 Postpartum doulas are full family care (think groceries, cooking, pets, laundry and more)  [...]

Have you read the stories online about the types of moms you’ll meet on your child’s first day of school? There’s the sporty mom, the organized mom, the all-business mom, the crunchy mom and all of us perfectly imperfect moms in between. We hate stereotypes. They’re rarely spot on and do much more to divide [...]

Becoming Parents As first time parents, my wife and I didn’t really know what to expect. We were used to a selfish, carefree lifestyle and we didn’t expect how quickly our life would be turned upside down. My wife and I both had good jobs and enjoyed working hard and playing harder and I never [...]

It is often helpful for babies to have an item they can go to for comfort. A lovey is great for any age, especially around 6-8 months as it can be the constant throughout any change during the day as well as helping with separation anxiety.  Your baby can be comforted by his or her [...]

Oh man, what a night! It’s a 7 cup of coffee kind of day today, and this sweet ball of sunshine looking at me is all smiles while I am an extremely sleepy mom ...You would have never known she was up 37 million times last night between the hours of midnight and 3 am. [...]

Would you let the women with kind eyes but a total stranger on the plane hold your crying traveling newborn baby? I mean it is a plane. Where can she even go, right? Everyone is on edge with the stress of the cries and you have tried everything you know to do. I am that [...]

Crying it out!

Crying it out.  Is that even a thing anymore?  How can something so outdated and so irrelevant with little ones be still used as a tool?  This whole thought is brought to you by the conversations I randomly hear.  I overheard a couple of ladies that have thirteen-year olds like mine chatting about the newborn [...]

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