The Ultimate Overnight Baby Packing List

After a long week of working and the beat-down of the daily grind, you just want to pack a bag, scoop up the toddlers and have a bit of an overnight adventure somewhere. It’s a good idea to get out of the normal and do something fun and unexpected with the kids. Psychology Today recently […]

Mommy Moments – Remembering the first year

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of HUGGIES. All opinions are 100% mine. When we had our first child, we were young. Being raised as an only child, I had never really been around babies so becoming a mother was a whole new experience. Thank goodness for our family doctor, who […]

Baby Poop – That First One’s a Doozy by guest author Andrew Kardon

Every mom has at least one good “birth story.” Maybe everything was perfect, serene, and a barrel of laughs. Er, yeah. Probably not. With childbirth, expecting the unexpected is just about the only thing you can rely on. As a dad, I can’t share the actual pain and sensation of pushing a watermelon out of […]

A baby born far from home by guest author FabGrandma

It has been almost 41 years since my oldest child was born. My son, Seth, made his entry into the world on November 14, 1971. I was 19 years old when he was born. My first husband was in the Army, stationed in Germany. I went over to live with him six weeks before Seth […]

Feeling Overwhelmed With a New Baby by Lilac City Momma

When my oldest daughter was born, a little over five years ago, along with the joy and happiness of having this little being, came worry and anxiety. Will I know how to take care of her? Will I do something to put her in harms way? Before the wonderful day, I had never once held […]

A wedding, a birth, a day to remember – Guest Post by My Little Me

It was the night before my sister’s wedding thirteen years ago…   I was 37 weeks pregnant and one of her bridesmaids practicing at the rehearsal dinner.  I started feeling contractions and chuckled as I said, “Wouldn’t it be horrible if I missed your wedding tomorrow?” Haha!  The joke was on me.  The contractions got […]

Newborn Nurseries Make People Crazy – BookWormMama Guest Post

Want to freak out your girlfriends, irritate the grandparents, and have total strangers question why you ever decided to be a mother? That’s easy. Tell them you’re not going to do a baby’s room. My husband and I had an agreement. We were not going to do a nursery before our daughter was born. We […]