4 Summer Activities for Mommy & Newborn Baby

Having a newborn baby around in the summertime can make things a little bit tricky when it comes to getting out.  Infants can't be exposed to direct sunlight until about 6 months of age -- the age at which they are cleared to wear sunblock.  It's also even harder to get away without stressing, if you are nursing and feeding on demand.  But that doesn't mean a new mother should be trapped indoors all season!  There are many summer activities that baby can partake in, you just have to be a little savvy about it. Here are 4 simple activities mommy and baby can enjoy during the sizzling summer … [Read more...]

3 Tips for Decorating a Nursery

With only 12 weeks 'til my official due date, I am thrilled that our baby nursery is slowly but surely coming together. Charlie and his dad painted the room a couple weekends ago, to what is now a medium, tropical blue.  Once that was tackled, I spent hours (literally!) looking for a complimentary wall paper border.  I was having such a tough time finding a perfect match, simply because all the underwater-like themes were already blue, which was a bit redundant.  However, I finally found an adorable border that fit into the theme; not only does it bring a smile to my face (think: soft … [Read more...]