Picture this: You’ve finally fought off the urge to sleep through the cries of a fussy baby during the wee-hours of the morning. You grab the nearest pillow and blanket you can reach for, get baby to latch on, and all is well. Well…not exactly. Minutes later you find yourself hunched over in the middle […]
I knew having a baby meant putting on some extra pounds that would take some time to shed. I mean, I didn’t gain 50 pounds overnight right? In fact, If I recall correctly, I think it took about 9 months! So now that it’s been about 2 months since I’ve given birth and have the […]
Last week I took the leap and joined a New Mother’s Group offered by my hospital. I must admit I was a bit hesitant to join. Traveling through rush hour traffic with a newborn on board, got me second guessing why I even needed to join a group at all. Plus, who knew what those […]
I recently stumbled upon a yummy twist on a pound cake recipe, during my search for quick summer desserts. It’s a grilled pound cake topped with berries and ice cream! Grilled, you say? Yes, indeed! Although I wasn’t too sure how I felt about grilling any type of dessert, I found this recipe to be […]
So I’ve officially reached the 8-week postpartum mark in my birth recovery. It’s a bit of a milestone for a number of reasons. For starters, it’s the time I can resume a number of activities, including exercising lightly — something I’m thrilled to hear! I’ve been incredibly eager to shed some fat off of my […]
Inside: Are you a new mom looking for activities for infants during the summer? See our list of practical things to do with a newborn baby after you give birth. I remember how refreshing it felt in the gentle spring weather, to be home with my new baby after four days of being in a […]
Thanks to my baby registry and generosity of friends and family, I now have a ton of baby products to put to good use and review. So I’ve decided to start with the Kolcraft Cuddle ‘n Care Bassinet priced at $99 from Babies R Us. Initially, it took me forever to decide on which bassinet […]
Chili’s first ever photo shoot was a success!!! Not only did he sleep through most of it (a major requirement for picture perfect poses) but he only had one accident while totally nudey for several hours :)!! I love my little sunshine and will treasure these precious moments captured by the talented photographer, Amanda Manthey!