Newborn Must-Haves For The First Weeks With Your Baby

Newborn Must-Haves For The First Weeks With Your Baby

The first few days and weeks home with your newborn can be a whirlwind. You're experiencing so many new feelings and emotions and have just been thrown into the brand new challenge of teaching yourself how to be a mom. You're probably sleep-deprived, uncomfortable,...

19 Festive Holiday Mocktails for Pregnant Women and Kids

19 Festive Holiday Mocktails for Pregnant Women and Kids

Along with the symptoms, aches and pains, and increasing size, pregnancy has a couple other drawbacks. One of those being the need to stop all of your alcohol intake! Now, pregnancy isn't all bad since you're growing your future bestie inside of you, but this was one...

Top 3 Best Long Range Baby Monitors That Will Make You Feel Secure

Top 3 Best Long Range Baby Monitors That Will Make You Feel Secure

If you're currently pregnant and searching for the essentials to care for your newborn, a long-range baby monitor should definitely be on your list. While your baby is sleeping or in their nursery, you want to make sure that they are safe and sound even when you can't...

Free Printable Nursery Animal Designs

Free Printable Nursery Animal Designs

If you're decorating your baby's nursery, I made these cute animal printables for you to use! These designs will be especially great for a gender-neutral nursery or even a boy or girl's nursery, depending on your theme. When I decorated my son's nursery, I used taupe,...

The Best and Worst Advice for New Moms from Experienced Ones

The Best and Worst Advice for New Moms from Experienced Ones

If you're a new or expecting mom, your brain is probably spinning from the information overload on books you've read and recommendations received. It doesn't stop there because you'll continue to get continuous advice from experienced moms, whether you like it or not!...

8 Steps to Prepare for Breastfeeding a Newborn

8 Steps to Prepare for Breastfeeding a Newborn

There's something so beautiful about being able to nurse your sweet little baby and provide him or her all they need to start out those first few months of life, thriving and strong. I loved breast feeding my children for so many reasons. The nutrition it provides,...

How to Prepare for Your Newborn in the Third Trimester

How to Prepare for Your Newborn in the Third Trimester

Congrats on making it to your third trimester! That precious baby will be in your arms before you know it. At this point, you're getting really close and probably a little anxious about what's to come. It's ok to feel many emotions as you prepare for the arrival of...

13 Blush Pink and Grey Nursery Inspirations

13 Blush Pink and Grey Nursery Inspirations

As you prepare for your baby girl's arrival, decorating the nursery is probably a high priority on your to-do list. Perhaps you've had a theme and idea in your mind for years of how exactly you want your baby's nursery to look, or maybe you don't even know where to...

How to Organize Your Home For a New Baby

How to Organize Your Home For a New Baby

Whether it's your 1st or 4th child, you need to get your home prepared for a new baby's arrival. Getting this done before you bring your baby home will make your life much easier as you care for your newborn. The tips below will teach you how to completely prepare and...

Addressing Fears During Pregnancy

Addressing Fears During Pregnancy

Written by Guest Contributor: Marielle Melling I was very pregnant with my fourth child and thought I had this pregnancy thing down pat. I was so excited to give birth and welcome a new baby into our family. Even so, when a dear friend invited me to participate in a...

THE ULTIMATE NESTING CHECKLIST DURING PREGNANCY

THE ULTIMATE NESTING CHECKLIST DURING PREGNANCY

Late in pregnancy, you'll probably notice an urge to clean and organize your home. You'll wake up and the first thing you think about is cleaning out your closet, scrubbing the bathroom until it shines, painting the nursery, and putting together the crib- all in one...

8 Gorgeous Nursery Decor Pieces for Your Baby

8 Gorgeous Nursery Decor Pieces for Your Baby

If you're expecting a new baby in the near future, you've probably been trying to come up with some fresh ideas for decorating the nursery. While it can be a little stressful to create the perfect space for your little one, try to relax and it will all come together...

25 Neutral Nursery Room Ideas for Inspiration

25 Neutral Nursery Room Ideas for Inspiration

As you prepare for your new baby's arrival, decorating the nursery is probably a high priority on your to-do list. Perhaps you've had the theme and idea in your mind for years of how exactly you want your baby's nursery to look, or maybe you don't even know where to...

Honest Review of Freemie Nuk Simply Natural Breast Pump

Honest Review of Freemie Nuk Simply Natural Breast Pump

Now that pretty much everyone can get a free breast pump covered by their health insurance plan, most women have one in their possession even if they're not using it. I've owned several different brands of pumps after giving birth to my two children, but this is...

Must-Haves For Your New Baby’s Nursery

Must-Haves For Your New Baby’s Nursery

Setting up your baby's nursery is an exciting step toward getting your house prepared for the arrival of your new baby. It's the one room in your home that will be completely fresh and new. If you're starting the nursery from scratch, you're probably getting...

Blush and Grey Nursery for a Sweet Baby Girl

Blush and Grey Nursery for a Sweet Baby Girl

Ever since I even thought about being pregnant, I dreamed of having a baby girl. A best friend, companion, and of course someone I can dress up in tutus and bows! I got my wish for my first pregnancy and I love being a girl mom. I couldn't wait to get started...

Financial Must-Dos Before Baby

Financial Must-Dos Before Baby

There are a lot of financial changes that come along with having a baby. It's important to analyze your finances before your baby comes or even before pregnancy in order to best prepare for this life change.   You want to know the costs of having a baby to...

The Ultimate Baby Registry Guide

The Ultimate Baby Registry Guide

When you first get pregnant, there is so much on your mind that it can be very stressful.  From symptoms and what's going on in your body to how your life is going to change after the baby comes, you can't help but feel completely overwhelmed. After you let the...

Real Mom Fears About Having A Second Child

Real Mom Fears About Having A Second Child

Ever since getting pregnant with my 2nd child when my daughter was only 6 months old, I felt this irrational fear that I couldn't possibly love another baby as much as I loved my first. I wasn't as afraid of being able to handle two kids, but my thoughts were more...

Neutral Nursery on a Budget

Neutral Nursery on a Budget

We just finished our son's nursery and I'm so happy with the end result! I'll be honest, I wasn't as into decorating the second time around, but once we got started, I was really into it.  Now that it's come together nicely, I just can't wait for his arrival....

Simple DIY Wooden Hospital Birth Announcement

Simple DIY Wooden Hospital Birth Announcement

I can't wait for newborn photographs with my new baby that I am expecting so soon. I also wanted to find a neat and unique way to announce his arrival at the hospital. I've seen a lot of people doing the felt letter boards, but I wanted something different. I made...