Getting to Know Your New Baby

There is so much excitement, wonder, and trepidation involved in having a baby. Especially as a first time mom, there is much you don’t know about the new life you’re bringing into the world. Luckily, though, those first weeks of his or her life is the perfect time to get to know that little one.…… Continue reading Getting to Know Your New Baby

Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

That’s right, I’m going there. Sleeping arrangements can vary from house to house, family to family, and even child to child. They certainly did around here. But please understand that I am not promoting or condemning any one idea or circumstance so long as safe sleeping habits are practiced with your children. Let me start…… Continue reading Co-Sleeping: The How’s and Why’s of Our First Month Home with Little Squish

Sleeping Like a Baby

It baffles me when I get on social media and see all the suggestions for how to get a newborn sleeping through the night. I don’t know where these people get the idea that this is o.k. or even recommended but it blows my mind just how often it comes up. And asking new parents…… Continue reading Sleeping Like a Baby

Mom Guilt – Just Let It Go

It’s amazing how much more difficult it is to have a second baby. It’s easy to think you know what to expect because you’ve done it before, but it is so much more than you can even imagine – or at least than I imagined. I knew before having Little Squish that things would change…… Continue reading Mom Guilt – Just Let It Go

Packing the Hospital Bags for Labor & Delivery – Baby’s Hospital Bag

When you reach the end of your pregnancy, one of the things you are probably thinking about, if you’re planning to give birth outside the home (hospital or birthing center), is what do I pack? There are lists everywhere that will give you extensive lists of the things you will “need”, the things you will…… Continue reading Packing the Hospital Bags for Labor & Delivery – Baby’s Hospital Bag