Post-Baby Advice


Organization: Baby’s Records

This morning, my friend (and fellow writer) Michelle and I hosted a baby shower for one of our good friends. I got her my staple gift (minky blanket) I give all…


Seven Things I wish I had known about childbirth!

Baby / You

Childbirth.  That magical day you have planned for over nine months.  All the books talk about going into labor.  Your OB/GYN will talk to you about various aspects of labor.  You’ll…


Dealing with All that Crying

Imagine yourself happily sleeping in a comfy chair on the beach while you calmly listen to the sound of the ocean. You are all alone and no one can bother…


The Good, The Bad, and The Messy: Starting Solids

Your baby is now somewhere between 4 and 6 months old. You’ve got the breastfeeding or bottle feeding thing down. Your little one may even be showing some interest in…


Organization: The Family!

I don’t care if you are a stay-at-home mom or a working mom, organization is KEY to your sanity. The organization begins the second you become a mom. You need to…


Returning to Work: Pumping

Pumping mom: Level Expert

There really should be some sort of merit badge for pumping breast milk.  If you’re an exclusively pumping mama then you deserve a trophy!…

mommy sleeping with baby

Surviving the First Few Weeks of Motherhood

Whether you have a cesarean or vaginal birth, recovery is tough. If the baby isn’t keeping you up constantly in the hospital, your nurses will help ensure you don’t catch…


Why I Really Breastfeed

Unless you live under a rock, you know that breastfeeding is recommended for babies because of the many health benefits for both the baby and the mother. Breastfeeding gives your baby…