10 Tips for Handling Separation Anxiety in Your Baby or Toddler

As a stay at home mom, my children have all grown up with me in the home with them.  I’m the one that feeds them, soothes them, nurtures them, helps them, carries them, and more throughout the day to day happenings in our home. My husband is a very hands on father, but he also […]

Babywearing in the Summer {A Beachfront Baby Review and GIVEAWAY!}

I mentioned in a post earlier this week that my personal favorite baby carrier is my wrap.  I love it and use it constantly when I have small babies and toddlers. It is the most comfortable carrier that I have ever used and I appreciate its versatility. The one downside to it is that it […]

The Ultimate Guide to FREE DIY Baby Carrier Tutorials

Babywearing can be an expensive practice if you are like some people who enjoy using different carriers for various purposes.   *cough* *cough* One way to save money on your habit or to just start out frugally is to make your own carrier.  Break out the sewing machine (or not) and create a carrier that […]

The Dos and Don’ts of Babywearing

While babywearing seems like it is really simple, there are some things that any parent who intends on using a baby carrier should be aware of before they begin.  Here is a list of tips that will help you keep your baby safe and make your babywearing experience as pleasant and easy as possible. Photo […]

A Guide to Baby Carrier Styles

Photo Credit If you are new to babywearing or if you are looking for something different to use with your baby, it can be overwhelming to sort through the hundreds of available options when it comes to baby carriers. There are both big name and small time companies owned by work at home moms and […]

An Introduction to Babywearing and its Benefits

Photo Credit Eight years ago when my first child was born, I had never heard the term “babywearing.”  Attachment parenting was not on my radar and I was just a young twenty something first time mom trying my best to wade into the waters of motherhood without drowning. Someone had given me a Snugli carrier […]

Helpful Products for Nursing Mothers {Review}

This work is a derivative of “Almuerzo” by Daniel Lobo, used under CCBY. In the midst of my last pregnancy, I experienced some very challenging morning sickness that nearly debilitated me.  I spent weeks upon weeks just lying on my couch, too sick to move and wondering if anything would relieve me of the nausea.  […]

Top Ten Tips for Nursing Mothers

In honor of World Breastfeeding Week, I thought I’d share my top ten tips for nursing mothers. I have a bit of experience in this area because I have nursed all of my three children until past their first birthdays.  In fact I’m still nursing my sweet Lydia, who turned two last month. When I […]

Nursies When the Sun Shines (Operation Nightwean Round 3 and a GIVEAWAY!)

It’s that time again. That bittersweet time when my little one has reached an age where sleep deprivation has reached it’s highest peak and so I must relinquish the part of my night that contributes to the bleary eyed mommy syndrome, breastfeeding. I have nursed three children for a year or longer and I never […]

Mr. Sandman, Bring Me a Dream? Pretty Please?

It’s 3:00 in the afternoon and I seriously could go to bed. Right. now. *yawn* Last night I was determined to go to bed at 10PM. I have been staying up until midnight or later(waiting on DH to come home from work and then chatting with him for awhile since this is our only kid-free […]