Baby

Raising a Baby in A Big City – Parents Article

Congratulations! Your bundle of joy is either here or on their way to the world. There must be so many questions running through your mind. Where do I buy diapers? When will they take their first steps? What kinds of things are they going to enjoy in the city? The good news is, we can answer one of those questions. Being in a big city can prove to be an eventful and great learning experience for a growing child. Take…

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What Every New Mama Needs in their Diaper Bag {PREPARATION H® Totables® and Cream}! – Parents Article

September 11, 2019 By: CarissacommentPlease follow and like us:This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #FindReliefWithPrepH #CollectiveBias When I first became a mom, I was notorious for packing EVERYTHING but the kitchen sink in the diaper bag! I was so consumed with being a great mother and making sure I had everything, that I often forgot about myself. I remember being out and about with my daughter and I had…

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My Struggle With Postpartum Self Esteem – Parenting Twins Article

For women there is a constant expectation and pressure to look a certain way. Whether it’s actresses in movies, the media picking apart celebrities, or airbrushing in your favourite magazines, we’re bombarded from every angle with how we “should” look.Add to that the toxic, often repeated, phrase of “baby weight”, and the idea that new mothers have to “bounce back” or suffer comparisons to their “pre-baby body” and it’s no wonder a lot of women’s self esteem takes a hit…

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Baby Sleep Tips From a Mum of Four #AD – Parenting Twins Article

Baby sleep tips are one of those things that you Google when you are expecting your first child and often never revisit. Baby Sleep is one of the most important things for parents to educate themselves on, for two main reasons: Your baby’s safety. This is your number one priority and taking on board some important baby sleep tips can help you to lower the risk of SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome). Your own sanity. Yep, you read that right!…

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5 Ways to stay comfortable as you reach your pregnancy due date – Parents Article

You are nearing your pregnancy due date and you are so excited for that baby’s arrival. Whether it’s your first or last baby, sometimes our bodies can really go into overdrive baking our little miracles. You might suffer from SPD like I did, or back pain, or even other uncomfortable symptoms, like constipation. There are many things that come with having a baby. Talking about poo is one of them. Yup, we all talk about it as soon as we…

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10 Common Indian Baby Superstitions – Parents Article

Superstitions abound in Indian culture, no matter where you live! Here we look at 10 common Indian baby superstitions – are they myths or based on fact? Indians are no stranger to superstitions, whether it’s adding an extra letter to your name, running at the sight of a black cat or hanging strings of lemon and chillies. So it’s only natural that pregnancy and babies will have their own share of special superstitions! If you’re an Indian Mom or a…

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Warning Signs of a Physical Developmental Delay in Your Baby – Parents Article

Every baby develops differently but it helps to watch out for these Warning Signs of a Physical Developmental Delay in Your Baby so you can act early. Every parent longs for the day when their little one takes their first step, or says ‘Mama’ for the first time. There’s something magical about hitting milestones – it shows your baby is growing into his or her own person, and is developing normally. That’s why hitting every milestone gives a parent so…

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Family Bedtime: The Oldest Sleep ‘Trick’ in the Books – Parents Article

“When do your kids go to bed?”, I get asked frequently. “Well, usually, we all just go to bed together, around 8 or 9 o’clock.” This conversation usually raises some eyebrows! But, ever since my oldest was a baby, my family has slept in the same room. My kids have never had to go to sleep on their own. I bet you’re wondering if my husband and I are human… Ha! Yes, well sort of (what’s normal anyway?). We are…

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Life Lately… And An Apology – Parents Article

Guys! , I know it seems as if I’ve fallen off a cliff face, and whilst it kinda feels like I have, I managed to get caught on the ledge and am slowly starting to make my way back up. So, first off, my apologies for the radio silence. I know my 6 loyal readers have missed me terribly. But I’m back, kind of, and now that the craziness of the last few months has come to a semi-solid place, hopefully this little ol’ blog…

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Win A Love To Dream Swaddle – Parents Article

Yesterday I posted a photo of Piper in her Love To Dream swaddle, and the response I was just incredible! So many other moms and dads got in touch telling me how it’s changed their life in terms of baby sleep. Now, I’m just a mom of a 4 month old and never-gonna-leave bags under her eyes, so I’m no expert – but I will do whatever it takes to get my baby down, and keep her down! So for me, I cannot…

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