Caring for a new baby can be an exhausting and overwhelming experience. A few simple tips can help you take better care of yourself and your infant and make memories along the way.
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I’ve carried a diaper bag around for about 4 years. Now that I have a 6-year-old, it can be challenging to carry her stuff as well as baby essentials for my little son. I ditched the diaper bag awhile ago in lieu of a few diapers and a pack of wipes, except sometimes these minimal basics aren’t enough. I was excited to discover DiaperQuick, a streamlined bag that provides a clean spot to change a diaper AND holds a few essentials such as 2 to 3 diapers, wipes, a tube of diaper cream and even an extra shirt for my little man.
Teaching young kids unselfish habits is so helpful to make daily routines go smoothly. When I give my kids special jobs throughout our day, it’s easier for them to stay on task, be respectful and have fun at the same time!
Having a new baby introduces all kids of “firsts”, even if you’ve already had several children. All of my deliveries were fairly similar but my experience bringing each baby home and caring for them during the infant stage was different. The best thing you can do for yourself to prepare for a new baby is to stock up on essential gear for making the baby days a little easier. Covered Goods makes it simple and comfortable to breastfeed your baby with their airy and discrete coverings made from gorgeous fabrics.
If you are able, breastfeeding is a precious opportunity to bond with your baby especially during the newborn stage. After having 3 kids, I have discovered several tips to create a successful and peaceful breastfeeding routine. These five ideas have worked for me but every mama and baby have a different experience. I’d love to hear your own breastfeeding tips too!
Being pregnant is a joy as you anticipate bringing a new little bundle into the world! It can also be tiring and uncomfortable at times as your body is being stretched (literally)! It’s important to take care of your body, beginning with the first trimester when morning sickness hits all the way through the 9th month when your body feels like it’s at its limit. These tips for pampering your changing body can help you enjoy the unique stage of pregnancy.
I’ve been thinking about whether I’m “real” in my friendships. I suspect what you are thinking, can moms in the midst of parenting young children have deep friendships? I’ve found it helpful to make a “Check List” to pursue quality friendships and be open in a way that lets me get to know who other moms are.
Having a new baby this year? We know it can be challenging to figure out which baby essentials are needed and which are extra. We are excited to share our top picks for feeding, diapering, clothing, and setting up baby’s nursery! Also don’t miss entering our Baby Shower Essentials giveaway!
When you’re stocking your diaper bag, it’s helpful to do so with items that are friendly to the environment. The young family stage may seem to produce loads of trash and disposable discards, but these practical diaper bag essentials make it possible to reuse your gear and conserve a little each day.