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Misc., Parenting

Encouragement and Baby Advice for New Moms from Instagram

I joined Instagram when I started this website in Fall of 2018. I wish I had been on it sooner. There are so many wonderful people out there posting encouragement and great baby advice for new moms. This post is about my favorites who I follow. I’m sure there are many more out there posting …

Baby, Parenting

What to do when there’s no Baby Changing Stations in Public Restrooms or They’re Dirty

There’s no way to get around needing to change a baby in public. But sometimes, there’s no baby changing stations in public restrooms or they’re too dirty to put your baby on. What’s a parent to do? Contents1 No Changing Tables2 People Use Baby Changing Tables for Other Things3 My Solution4 Your Solutions No Changing …

Baby, Parenting

How to Give a New Mom Encouragement

Sometimes people say things that are meant to be encouraging but have the opposite effect. We’re going to go over some things people say that don’t help and also sure-fire ways to give a new mom encouragement. Contents1 Compliments Shouldn’t Revolve Around the Baby1.1 Baby 191.2 Back to How not to Compliment a New Mom2 …

Breastfeeding

Do you Feel Guilty Stopping Breastfeeding? Don’t.

We’re going to discuss two important factors of breastfeeding here: Things to try before you stop and don’t feel guilty stopping breastfeeding. Contents1 Before You Make the Switch1.1 Learn as Much as You can Before Baby is Born1.2 Nipple Trauma isn’t Normal1.3 Why the 6 Week Advice is Wrong1.4 Production Problems2 I’ve Tried Everything, but …

Baby, Pregnancy

Questions to Ask Pediatrician During Prenatal Visit

Did you know you can schedule an appointment with a pediatrician before your baby is born? Yup, and it’s usually free. Prenatal visits are a great way for you to interview potential pediatricians and find the doctor’s office that fits your family. How do you know if the office fits you? There are some questions …