tips + advice

Fashionable Pregnancy

fashion maternity pregnancy style

Fashionable Pregnancy

Dressing the bump can be challenging at times. The last thing you probably want to do is go on a treasure hunt just to find clothes that you'll only be wearing for a few months. Here are a few tips to help make it easier to look like a fashionista. Leggings will become your new BFF Maternity leggings are not only soft, stretchy and super comfortable, but they also provide support for your growing belly. Some people even opt to wear regular leggings that are a size larger and push the waistband below their baby bump. It depends on your preference....

Read more →


Fun Baby Shower Game Ideas

baby shower party ideas

Fun Baby Shower Game Ideas

Let's face it, some baby showers can be boring and even uncomfortable. Games can be a great way to encourage guests to relax and mingle with each other. Here are some fun ideas to help the crowd loosen up.   Who's That Baby? Have each guest bring a baby picture of themselves. Display them on a table or even hang them up...be creative. Then have everyone try to guess who the person in each photo is.   Guess How Many Fill a large, empty container with diapers. The diapers should all be the same size. Have each person guess how many diapers are...

Read more →


Keeping Baby Safe

baby proofing parenting safety

Keeping Baby Safe

After about 7 months or so, your baby will start crawling and eventually graduate to walking. This is also when their curiosity peaks and they seem to get (or try to get) into everything they can reach.  To prevent any accidents or injuries from happening, you'll need to baby proof your home...but still make it livable for the rest of the family. The key is to put yourself in the baby's shoes and visualize how they see things at floor level. Don't be afraid to get down and crawl around your house. Here's a rundown of the most common household hazards...

Read more →


Baby's First Winter

new parent playtime

Baby's First Winter

As we approach the end of winter, nature usually throws in a few extra snow days. For those of us in the colder parts of the country, this is the time where we all crave a warm tropical vacation.  But, for babies, this is a whole new experience and they're not quite sure what to think of it yet. See how these adorable babies react to being in the snow for the first time.   

Read more →


5 Mistakes New Parents Should Avoid Making

parenting

5 Mistakes New Parents Should Avoid Making

Everyone hates to admit it, but every parent makes mistakes, even your own parents. But we've compiled a list of the most common parenting mistakes so hopefully you can stop yourself from making them too.  1.  Worrying about every little thing and assuming the worst. Many new parents panic about things like spit up, coughs, bowel movements, appetite... pretty much a lot of things a baby does. It's normal to worry since you've probably never had to take care of an infant before. But this may be bad for the child since they can sense the anxiety. It also gets in...

Read more →