Category: Baby

7 Things I Wish I Knew Before Starting to Cloth Diaper

Thinking about using cloth diapers on your baby?

Want to make sure you have all the best advice on what to use and what to avoid to help make your cloth diaper journey more successful?

After 3 years of cloth diapering 2 kiddos, I’ve really become quite the cloth diaper geek.

But in all honestly, it took some trial and error along the way before figuring out what worked and what didn’t.

Why You Should Read to Your Newborn

I’m sure you know that reading to your older child is super important and has so many benefits for their developing brains.

But what about reading to your newborn baby?

Is it really necessary when they’re that little? Here are some incredible reasons why you should read to your newborn and how it impacts their development.

Infant Loss: A Heartbreakingly Honest Account of Losing Our Beloved Son William

To write about my son William is extremely hard and emotional for me.

It is just such a sad story, there is no pot of gold at the end of this rainbow.

Just raw emotion and heart break. I want to write this though and put myself out there because the incidence of late term miscarriages, still birth & neonatal death is so prevalent but not spoken about and if you are one of the unlucky ones, it’s a very lonely and daunting experience.

10 Easy Ways to Involve New Dads in Baby Care

Giving birth the first time was terrifying, traumatic, messy and beautiful all at the same time.

I was totally unprepared for the episiotomy, gigantic, postpartum mommy diapers, hemorrhoids, sleep-deprivation and cracked and bleeding nipples. And the emotions, oh, my!

I felt like I was alone in my suffering, because it’s human nature to feel that way in the midst of such shocking and excruciating changes.