Newborn Essentials for Mealtime

Written by Cathy Hale on February 26th, 2017

Mealtime essentials for a newborn can be easy, especially if you breastfeed. You just need yourself and a hungry baby. Check! Check! And thank goodness for that.

National Bath Safety Month: Safe Bathing for Baby

Written by Cathy Hale on January 2nd, 2017

January is National Bath Safety Month, and was established to help spread awareness about possible risks associated with bath time. While baths can be relaxing and fun for your little one, there are plenty of hazards in the bathroom which can make it one of the most dangerous rooms in your house.

Newborn Essentials for Mealtime

Written by Cathy Hale on November 8th, 2016

Mealtime essentials for a newborn can be easy, especially if you breastfeed. You just need yourself and a hungry baby. Check! Check! And thank goodness for that.

Baby Development Series: 3-6 Months

Written by Cathy Hale on July 19th, 2016

Smiling. Laughing. Squealing with delight. Your baby is a chatty social butterfly these days who loves “conversations” and likes “chatting” with people. She is more aware of the world around her and she finds new ways to engage with it on a daily basis.

Baby Development Series: 0-3 Months

Written by Cathy Hale on June 19th, 2016

Your sweet bundle of joy has finally arrived and she is the apple of your eye. She keeps everyone on their toes with her constant feedings, diaper changes, naps and the occasional crying fits that tend to jolt you out of your partial sleep at 2 a.m.

The Basics of Babywearing

Written by Cathy Hale on April 12th, 2016

If you’re a new parent, you’ve probably seen all sorts of cute baby slings during your baby gear adventures. There are a lot of reasons why babywearing is so popular these days and it’s not just because you can keep your baby safe while you eat, clean, write, walk or binge-watch your favorite TV show while folding laundry.

Strategies To Help Your Baby Sleep At Night

Written by Cathy Hale on September 3rd, 2015

If you feel like you’ve been ignoring your oh-so-comfy bed lately, you’re not alone. It’s one of the first things you learn as a new parent. You. Miss. Sleeping. (Yawn!)

Baby Gift Ideas for Parents (That They’ll Actually Use!)

Written by Cathy Hale on July 21st, 2015

I remember my first trip to a baby store when I was about six months pregnant with my son. My mom wanted it to a special bonding trip for the two of us, so we went together. The automatic, sliding, glass doors parted ways and as I stepped into the store and looked up at the towering aisles packed with what seemed like millions of baby products, I literally started crying. Yes, literally.

Must-Haves for Life with a Newborn

Written by Cathy Hale on July 10th, 2015

Whether you had a natural childbirth with a doula or you were begging your nurse for an epidural at four centimeters dilated, I think there are a few must-haves every mom would agree on when it comes to staying calm during life with a newborn.

Common Things You Might Not Know About Life with A Newborn

Written by Cathy Hale on July 9th, 2015

When I was pregnant with my first child, my perception about newborns was pretty typical. I would catch myself daydreaming about how life with a new baby might be. I would gaze at his pristine nursery - stainless crib sheets, sparkling new changing table, perfectly spotless onesies - and envision him peacefully sleeping the nights away; chubby ...