It’s the middle of the school year, so the assessments are in full swing. How are your kids doing? Are they on track? Are they learning what they’re supposed to be learning? Oh, sure, you’ve had the requisite parent-teacher conferences, but I’m not talking about academics, social skills or the OMG-pay-attention-kid stuff here. No, I’m […]
16 Incredibly Useful Baby Products I Wish I’d Had As a New Mom
When you’re picking out baby items for the first time—or adding to your stash for Baby #2—it’s easy to get overwhelmed. There is just so much out there. How can you possibly figure out what the most useful baby products will be for your little bundle of joy, especially when you’ve never done this whole […]
107 Practical Parenting Tips Every New Mom Needs to Know!
So, I have a little announcement to make. It’s not a baby, per se, but it’s still my baby: a brand-spanking-new book for new moms called 107 Things I Wish I Had Known with My First Baby: Essential Tips for the First 3 Months. That’s right—I wrote a book! I couldn’t be more proud […]
15 Things I Wish I Knew with My First Baby
Don’t get me wrong: Being a new mom is hard, no matter how many times you do it. All of the usual suspects, like sleep deprivation and postpartum pain, are there and ready to pull you under at any minute. Plus, there are some new challenges, like how to get your older kid adjusted […]