When it comes to books, I’m a historical fiction kind of girl. As long as I can remember, I’ve been drawn to “old” stories – the ones filled with period dresses, adventures in the unknown and bedtime at sundown. Don’t all us mothers dream of a sundown bedtime? Even though my daughter is just two, […]
This summer I shared The Anatomy of a Nursing Basket with the sweet Bridget of Being Frugal and Making It Work. During the month of July she hosted a Baby Shower Gift Guide, um … spectacular! Definitely check out Bridget’s blog for fantastic reviews and giveaways, you won’t be disappointed. – – – – – […]
This is gonna be short and sweet. Pretty much, I gather a ton of parenting resources and wisdom from mamas all over the interweb. Facebook is one such place and these are some of my favorite pages to follow. They are more than just pages though – they are little communities where you can chat […]
During my first pregnancy I read and read and read. There was so much to learn and absorb before Jem was born. I got many recommendations, but when it all boils down these 5 books are my top, ultimate must-reads. If you are expecting or your pregnant mama friends are looking for a quality read […]
source Joining Julia at A Little Bit of All of It for her Preparing for Birth Series. This week’s focus is New Baby Care. Want to participate? Learn about all the upcoming topics here! As soon as most American babies are earth side they are poked with their first vaccination – Hepatitis B in accordance […]
Joining Julie at A Little Bit of All of It for her Preparing for Birth Series. This week’s focus is Childbirth Education. Want to participate? Learn about all the upcoming topics here! During my first pregnancy Dominic and I took Bradley classes. It was the perfect fit for us as first time parents since it […]
Every week I read oodles of articles and blog posts through my iPhone’s Mobile RSS (best Google Reader app EVA). Many get starred in my Google Reader so I can reference them later or leave a comment when I’m at the computer. Here’s what I found “star worthy” this week … enjoy! A real women’s […]
Ah! Perfect! I ran across a list of useful phrases for gentle discipline. LOVE IT! Faves include: “What did you want to happen there?” “It looks like you’re feeling _____.” “Let’s take ten deep breaths together before we talk about this.” What are some of your favorite gentle discipline phrase?