Tricks & Tips

A Cavewoman Did This and Lived

Just like any good motivational speaker, adopt a motto. A pretty little diddy to get you through that combines reality with humor and a positive outlook that you will

holding a newborn

5 Pieces of New Mom Advice I Actually Used

When you have a new baby every damn person has an opinion, from your mother to that old lady in line at the grocery store. One way to preserve your mental sanity is to discard 95% of this dispensed advice and keep the bits that work for you. Here’s the advice worked for Heather and I think there is some gold here!

5 Steps to Sanity: a New Mom Meditation Routine

Jessica is the real deal when it comes to yoga and mom fitness. When I read this guest post I thought, hey, even a yoga and mindfulness dunce like me could make this work! Anything that makes us moms slow down for a few minutes and do some self-care is a very good thing.

Pediatrician of 30 Years Shows How He Calms a Crying Baby

I just saw this posted on Facebook and just had share it here so I wouldn’t lose track of it. I love this technique and would love to know if it works on your baby – I’m pretty sure it would work on me, but I have a feeling that would be difficult and/or weird to find out.

giving baby bath in 5 steps

How to Give a Newborn a Bath

I used to get really anxious about bathing my baby because infants are squirmy greased water balloons when they are wet. I mean here you’re trying to clean something with very little neck control while keeping their head above water. No pressure there.