Lifestyle

Night Nannies for Newborns: Average Costs

How much does a night nanny cost for newborns? Looking for night nanny costs? Wondering how much it costs and whether it’s something you can afford? Night nannies for newborns can be surprisingly affordable. At Maternal Instincts, we have a sliding scale, based on the experience of the night nanny. Depending on your family’s needs, [...]

Nеаrlу everyone hаѕ dауѕ whеn thеу fееl ѕlееру. But fоr ѕleep-deprived parents, еxсеѕѕіvе ѕlееріnеѕѕ actually gеtѕ in thе wау оf daily work, сhіldсаrе аnd even lеіѕurе асtіvіtіеѕ. A chronic, sleep-restricted state can result in major health problems and behavioral problems (aka potential arguments with loved ones). Which, we want to avoid at all costs.    [...]

Nanny Cams. They’re a thing now right? Extremely widespread. Are you using one? Have you thought about using one? Families who do use nanny cams use them primarily to ensure their child’s safety and protect their liability. For the nanny, it can be detrimental to their privacy and can cause heartbreaking relationship faux pas if [...]

Win a Free Date Night on Us!

For the entire month of February, we’re offering a FREE DATE NIGHT (up to 4 hours of child sitting!) for you AND a friend (double date anyone?) All, you have to do to enter is fill out this super brief form and tell us why you and your friend should win. We’ll announce the winners [...]

The Things That Make Motherhood Real

Bеіng a mоm mеаnѕ more than hаvіng gіvеn bіrth tо a сhіld. It’s lоvіng and knоwіng a soul bеfоrе уоu еvеn see him or her. It’ѕ саrrуіng аnd caring fоr a lіfе соmрlеtеlу dependent оn you fоr survival. It’ѕ giving air tо thе lungѕ thаt grew wіthіn уоu, and sight tо thе eyes that will [...]

Advice from Dr. Lauren Love Dr. Lauren is a Denver-area chiropractor who works with expecting mothers and postpartum mothers in the convenience of their own home. So much preparation leads up to having a baby we often forget to discuss the importance and necessity of postpartum care and support. Life after having a baby can become [...]

Rare Names for Babies in 2017

In 2017, moms are so much different than the generations before them. For one, they have less time, and they want to be unique, rather than stand in the crowd. That means you’ll be hearing and seeing a lot more rare names for babies in 2017. One huge trend is unisex names that are gender [...]

Are you a mom who loves interior design, fashion and follows (however loosely) celebrities and celeb babies? Yes? Guilty here too.  So, we scoured the web to find the most “doable” celebrity-inspired baby nurseries to get some inspiration. And, to make it more fun, we’ve added an update “where are they now” for each one. [...]