When parents truly love each other, it’s the best gift a child can receive. Having a baby is the most joyous and challenging time. Everything changes from your schedules to how you view the world. It’s a big adjustment. With a newborn, SLEEP becomes a priority. Nights are full of feedings and mornings start early. With a few practices, keep your romance burning brightly … [Read more...] about 3 non-negotiables for romance (even with a baby)
Normally we think about health as it relates to food, exercise, and mindset, but we rarely think about how our home and environment can be impacting us. Kate Hamblet is an architect and founder of Balanced Home, Balanced Life, and Balanced Architecture. She's got some great tips for us to clean our homes (not in the Marie Kondo kinda way, but just as important- maybe even … [Read more...] about There’s more to a “clean” home than what Marie Kondo teaches
I've been using the word "overwhelm" much too often over the last year. Do you feel overwhelmed often, too? I was recently listening to "You Are a Badass Every Day" on Audible by Jen Sincero. She has a series of "badass" books that I highly recommend! She mentioned overwhelm and how "our attitude steers the wheel of our life." I think we can all feel overwhelmed at … [Read more...] about Stop overwhelm in its tracks!
From the Environmental Working Group When a new child is coming to your family, choosing baby-friendly products for your home can feel overwhelming. Luckily, the Environmental Working Group can help you avoid worrisome chemicals and find safer versions of the products your growing family needs, while staying within your budget. Skin care From shampoo and body wash to … [Read more...] about How to protect babies from troubling chemicals in everyday products
There are over 160 different pet names for a pacifier. No matter what you call it when it’s time to say goodbye, it can be hard on the entire family. Below is a simple and creative way to say “bye-bye” to binky, making this transition a little less painful for you and your little one. You’ve got mail (For ages 18 months +) How to successfully send all of your pacifiers off to … [Read more...] about Bye-bye binky: How to break-up with a pacifier