4 Common Questions New Parents Ask

Common Questions New Parents Ask

Thanks to the world wide web, more and more new parents are getting information about their babies online. Nutrition and feeding are two very popular areas where moms and dads have questions. I know these two topics stumped James and I quite a bit when Sawyer was new...and again when Dawson came along! This post is compensated as part of the Similac StrongMoms Ambassador Program. All … [Read more...]

Choosing the Right Baby Formula

Tips to Choosing the Right Baby Formula for your Baby

This post is compensated as part of the Similac StrongMoms Ambassador Program. All opinions are mine! Though I had planned to breastfeed both of my boys, things didn't work out. We had to decide which formula to use during both of their first weeks of life. What we found is there is a lot of brands and varieties out there, but we chose Similac above all the others. Dr. Sue Hubbard, … [Read more...]

Playskool Toys for Babies

Playskool Busy Ball Popper for Babies

With two kids, our house has quickly become filled with toys. Sawyer has accumulated a ton in his almost 4 years of life, and Baby D had a basket full a week after he was born (he came exactly a week before Christmas). There have been specific brands of toys that we like better than others over time. One brand is Hasbro - and their Playskool line of toys. Sawyer had several and we reccently … [Read more...]

5 Ways to Survive with a Colicky Baby

How to Survive with a Colicky Baby #parenting #moms

Dealing with a colicky baby is probably one of the most helpless feelings in the world. As a new parent, all you want to do is enjoy your new bundle of joy -- and all they want to do is cry. It is even worse not being able to soothe them when they are upset. There are several things you can do to survive life with a colicky baby, check out the tips below! 5 Ways to Survive with a Colicky … [Read more...]

How to Get Rid of the Pacifier – for Good!

How to Get Rid of the Pacifier

I'm not a parenting expert by any means, but I do know a thing or two about breaking the pacifier habit. What works for me might not necessarily work for you, but these tips should help you get started on this battle! If you want to try the slow and steady approach, go for it! I think it's easier (and less painful for all involved in the long run) if you go at it "cold turkey", but it's up to each … [Read more...]

Babies Can Be Sports Fans Too!

Atlanta Braves Baby Bib

Yes, it's true! As far back as I can remember, I have been a fan of baseball. I know my love goes back until I was at least three years old. I wanted to do everything that my Papa did, and watching the Atlanta Braves play ball was one of his favorite past times. I'd sit on his lap and watch with him - our favorite player was Dave Murphy. Fast forward a few - *cough* 27 *cough* - years later, … [Read more...]

Baby Relaxation with the Comfort & Harmony Portable Swing

Comfort & Harmony Cozy Kingdom Swing

Sawyer did not care at all for a swing. He would begin pouting within minutes of being placed in his. Dawson, on the other hand, it content to relax in his swing - so we needed to replace his on a hurry when it died. Thankfully, Comfort & Harmony were happy to send us their Cozy Kingdom Portable Swing to review. The swing comes with the need to be assembled, but that doesn't take more … [Read more...]