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Nap-Know-How

By |September 12th, 2018|

Closeup of Sleeping Newborn Baby

BY SARAH LYONS

Have you ever seen the kids sleeping in strollers at the mall or even an amusement park, clearly not bothered by the noise or what is going on around them? Before I became a mother, I assumed getting a child to nap was as simple as giving the child a space to rest. A dozen years and six kids […]

Boy or Girl? Gender Reveal Ideas

By |September 12th, 2018|

Waiting up to twenty long weeks to find out the gender of your baby can seem like an eternity! From throwing a party to spreading the news via mail or facebook, Gender Reveals are a hot new trend in spreading the news. Here are some ideas to tell everyone the gender of your baby.

1. Mystery Cake or Cupcakes

Trust a close tight-lipped family friend with the sealed […]

Budget After Baby

By |September 10th, 2018|

BY SARAH LYONS

Babies cost a lot of money! Diapers, formula, clothes, and baby gear can take a huge chunk out of your monthly budget. Some families find that with the cost of child care or reducing to a single income makes the adjustment even more difficult than expected.  Here are some tips to cut down on spending.

Trimming Your Baby Budget

Diapers:  

To save on diapers, […]

12 Ways to Support a New Mom

By |September 26th, 2017|

BY SARAH LYONS

Adjusting to having a new baby in the house can be difficult for the whole family. Sleepless nights and a change in routine can leave mom feeling overwhelmed and exhausted. Offering support to a family with a new baby can help them adjust to their new normal.  Often when you ask, mom isn’t able to think of the exact way she needs help. Here are […]