Showing posts from February, 2016

10 Best Reads for a Mom-to-Be

The all-nighter partying evenings are a thing of the past when you're pregnant. So why not fill in the time with some amazing books that will prepare you for birthing, the first few months and the first year with your little one. Sure, it's super fun going shopping but once you go into labor and then have the full time responsibility of your little one, sometimes you wish you spent a few more hours mentally preparing because it's tough to think things through when you are completely exhausted and overwhelmed initially.

Read these books. They are helpful, well written, enjoyable and completely worth your time.


# 1  -- The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby's First Year
There comes a time in every new mother’s life when she finds herself staring at her screaming, smelly “bundle of joy” and wishing someone had told her that her house would reek of vomit, or that she shouldn’t buy the cute onesies with a thousand impossible buttons, or that she migh…

30 Baby Products You Can't Live Without

Here's a list of what I consider Essential Baby Products to make the first year MUCH easier ... particularly the first 6 months which tend to be the most exhausting as you and baby adjust to life on the outside.  =)

# 1 My favorite baby carrier for a newborn. I used this K'tan for both of my daughters. I love that it is so comfortable, easy to transport, I can wear it a variety of ways ... and it's great for breastfeeding as well. It comes in a variety of sizes and colors. I suggest getting your final pregnancy shirt size. 
Baby K'tan Organic Baby Carrier, Natural, Medium

# 2  You'll want something more upright for baby instead of just laying her on her back. Eventually she'll want to watch what you area doing and play with the toys in front of her. Stimulation is great for a baby's mind and body. Plus, you'll notice that she just wants to watch you. It makes it easier to cook, clean or get any variety of work done by having her in here.  
Fisher-Price Com…