Is there an awesome dude in your life that’s about to become a dad? Finding those new dad gifts is just as important as celebrating mom and baby! Becoming a new parent can be just as exciting for men as it is for women – and it should be celebrated for new dads too!
They say that the good lord and this life will never give you more than you can handle. And they say that facing the toughest of times, that it too shall pass.
Postpartum healing and recovery are just as important to prepare for as getting ready for birth and baby. Ignoring this period of time is one of the biggest mistakes women make when it comes to childbirth. Not only are you balancing your new role as a mom, navigating sleepless nights with a newborn, but you’re also recovering from some serious “down there” trauma.
I have an almost 4-year-old and lately it’s been incredibly challenging to handle her big meltdowns. The ones where she’s wailing non-stop while flailing on the floor, occasionally standing up to hit me on my legs. The type where I’d be a little bit embarrassed if there were other parents around, witnessing my so-called incompetence as a mother. It’s very tiring and now that she’s older and bigger, it’s taking a bit longer for her… →
One of the most satisfying moments in the life of a parent is the day a child finally becomes fully potty-trained. No more diapers! No more middle-of-the-night sheet changes!
Before I became a mom, I vaguely understood that diapers were expensive. Let’s be honest, though…the actual cost of diapers doesn’t quite hit home until you’ve changed one just five minutes after your baby’s last blowout. There is no doubt, babies require a lot of diapers.