This post contains affiliate links. For more information about our affiliates, please visit our disclaimer. I gotta be honest with ya. Ladies, having babies is hard. And while is it most definitely worth it (kids are so amazing!), we can’t downplay the fact that it is really tough. Pregnancy will get long, labor is extremely … Read moreWhat to Expect *in the Mirror* Postpartum
This post contains affiliate links. For more information about our affiliates, read our disclaimer. Before I had Emm, I had never heard of cradle cap. However, when I began to notice the dry, itchy scales on my baby’s scalp, it wasn’t difficult to diagnose. I had been told by several moms that it was a … Read moreStep by Step Cure for Cradle Cap
This post may contain affiliate links. For more information about our affiliates, see our disclaimer. Breastfeeding in the car can be quite the stressful venture at first. You’re uncomfortable, the baby’s uncomfortable, milk may be spraying all over your seats, and things can get very messy. You may feel discouraged at first, but stick to it! The trip is … Read moreRoad Trip Breastfeeding Hacks
Hey Moms! This is going to be a short article because the key is so simple. So important. So HELPFUL! When breastfeeding, sometimes the side that baby isn’t eating on can turn into a pressurized spray or a drip. Because well, letdown happens on both breasts at the same time. Good news! It doesn’t need … Read moreThe Key to Stopping the Spray and Saving Milk – Breastfeeding
Dear NICU Momma: Right now is the most stressful time in your life. Few feelings will ever come close to the fear, heartache, and agony of knowing your baby is suffering and being helpless to stop it. There is a saying that says “No parent should ever have to endure the loss of a child.” … Read moreA Heartfelt Letter to the NICU Mom
Before Emm was born, I did a lot of different things to prepare. I picked a few lists and followed them to the letter. I asked for advice and tried what ladies told me. Lists, lists, lists, lists. It’s important to be thorough! However, I was surprised postpartum. There were a few important things I’d forgotten! After … Read more5 Things I Forgot When I Was Pregnant
This post may contain affiliate links. For more information about our affiliates, please visit our disclaimer. There are a lot of regulations in the NICU, all in the interest of safety for your child. The best ones are down to the letter on what can and cannot be done around the children– for example, in … Read moreBathe Your Baby Spotless (Like They Do in the NICU!)
Ever had a UTI? They are very painful, and especially shocking when you’re going to the bathroom one day and realize it hurts to pee. When I first got married, I got UTIs (Urinary Tract Infections) A. LOT. Like every month for 9 months straight. Yeah, painful, seeing blood in my pee. There are few … Read moreAvoid UTI Pain and Agony!
This post may contain affiliate links. For more information about our affiliates, please visit our disclaimer. As a kid, I helped change my siblings diapers, but I didn’t remember the little details about it. When Emm was born, I knew the basic idea, but for my first diaper change the NICU nurses shared some hacks … Read moreDo You Know These Diaper Changing Hacks?
For the first few months of her life, I thought Emm had a red undertone to her skin. She had this little flush under her skin all over just like her Dad does, and so I thought for sure that it was genetics. However, I learned the hard way, that was NOT what it was. … Read more8 Tips for Dealing with Baby Dry Skin