After having Coop I meet some lovely ladies that were also new mom’s. The conversation came up about visitors, people wanting to hold your child and strangers coming up and touching your baby when out in public. I mentioned I have no problem saying no! It was really that simple. He is new and tiny… Read More It Is Okay To Say No!
I have now tried a dozen or so cookies that are supposed to help with lactation. The problem is I can never eat more than one to see if they really work because they taste so awful! So, I ventured on my own and made some amazing oatmeal cookies with a ton of ingredients that… Read More Super Easy Oatmeal Lactation Cookies
Sensory Bottles: These do not need to be complicated. They can contain colored water, sand, beans or popcorn kernels. Think about the different sounds, weights and visual stimulation the bottle is when making. Spaghetti Noodles: Cooked and cooled of course but set baby on a towel or in a tub and let the messy… Read More DIY Sensory Play Ideas
Yes it is one of my hubby’s favorite movies and he loves to quote it often, but that is not what this post is about. As a new mama I have made decisions why I do the things I do and many of those decisions are because of constant recalls of items. I have found… Read More
Well this has been fun! Coop starting showing symptoms Saturday night and it went downhill in a hurry. I suppose I can’t complain that he is just getting his first cold at seven months old. I of course immediately started looking for any homeopathic remedies possible and got to work. Here is the timeline: Saturday: Symptoms… Read More Baby’s First Cold
This weekend we had dinner with friends of ours that are expecting. During our conversation the topic of being a mom now vs. 50 years ago came up. It got me thinking of my own childhood (I am 41) vs. the life that our son will have/grow up in now. My mom was able to… Read More Being a Mama Past & Present
Zucchini & Apple Puree: Stage 2 1 apple 2 zucchini (I used two varieties) Peel all veggies and fruit & slice Place in saucepan with enough water to cover Bring to boil then lower temp to simmer Once soft add to food processor and puree Add cooking water, bm or formula to reach desired consistency
While we are not “sleep training” per say we are on a schedule. As I mentioned previously a routine is paramount! He is still not sleeping well in his crib but I have hopes this will change soon! This schedule is very flexible and can be modified to your baby. Mama’s if you have any… Read More Eat, Play & Sleep Schedule
Ingredients: 1 mango, cut into chunks 1 banana Preparation: Place the mango and banana chunks in to a food processor. Blend until smooth. Serve.