Classic Books to Read With Your Daughter

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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, […]

The Anatomy of a Nursing Basket

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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. – – – – – […]

12 Fantastic Parenting Resource on Facebook

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 […]

Why We Will Be Waiving the Hepatitis B Vaccine

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 […]

Bring On the Calm – Hypnobabies for Birth #2

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 […]

Gentle Discipline Phrases

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?