Reflections on a Sleeping Baby

A mother’s relationship with sleep is peculiar. She is awake throughout the nights of her pregnancy, prepping her child’s nursery or rearranging the kitchen cabinets. Then, when her baby is born, she spends her nights feeding or rocking him for hours on end until the soft glow of the sunrise creeps through the window cracks. […]

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How We Weaned Our Baby Off of the Pacifier

Pacifiers are a heavily debated topic in parenting circles. If you don’t have children, that statement probably sound absurd, but it is true. There are theories about pacifiers preventing children from speaking on time, issues of dental development, and even nipple confusion. When our son was first born I was set on breastfeeding. I wanted […]

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Combating Postpartum Insomnia

Like so many other mothers that I know, sleep during pregnancy was difficult. Between the uncomfortable big belly, hot flashes, and urge to “nest” in the middle of the night, sleeping was not an easy task. I genuinely looked forward to the sleep I’d enjoy once our son was born. I wasn’t naive though: I […]

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My Favorite Places to Shop for Baby Gear

If you have a child or know anything about babies, you know there are tons of products out there for parents. There are so many different baby and childcare companies that specialize in different things and sometimes (mostย of the time) it is hard to decide what to try next. Personally, I think it is important […]

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My Least Favorite Baby Gear

This is Part II of a series about baby gear! Part I was about my favorite baby gear, and this Part II is about my least favorite.

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My Favorite Baby Gear

When I went to register for my baby shower I had no idea what I didn’t really need, and what I definitely did need. I’m a first-time mom so I guess that’s to be expected. In an attempt to help other first-time moms, I’ve compiled a small list of things I definitely needed, use almost […]

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