Activities, Toddler

Best Books For 1 Year Old Toddlers – Our Top 10 Picks!

Our oldest daughter LOVES books! We began reading them to her from infancy and as soon as she learned to "talk" she began to flip through them as if she was reading them herself. If books for one year olds sounds crazy, trust me it's not at all! Books were one of her favorite activities… Continue reading Best Books For 1 Year Old Toddlers – Our Top 10 Picks!

Parenting

Do they also know my affection?

It was just an everyday nap time. It had been a crazy morning of managing a cranky newborn and repeatedly chastising my toddler for touching things that she wasn't supposed to, clawing at my knees, or disturbing my efforts to soothe her newborn sister to sleep. As my toddler drank her pre-nap time milk on… Continue reading Do they also know my affection?

Baby, Schedules

Newborn Schedule Sample: 2-5 Week Old Baby Sleep Routine

Keeping our little ones on a baby schedule has been essential to my family's sanity. Yes, I do try to start with a newborn schedule even from birth - though I follow it with a lot of flexibility in the first several weeks. (You can read my sample newborn schedule for birth through 2 weeks… Continue reading Newborn Schedule Sample: 2-5 Week Old Baby Sleep Routine

Baby, Feeding

Breastfeeding Tips For New Mothers – Pumping & Storage

If you are an expecting or new mother than you have undoubtedly thought through whether you plan to formula feed, breastfeed, or feed with some combination of the two. If you plan to breastfeed then you may have already read many breastfeeding tips for new mothers or taken a class to prepare yourself. (This post… Continue reading Breastfeeding Tips For New Mothers – Pumping & Storage